Balance Wheel Hand Filer

Remove excess metals from the inside rims of the balance wheels.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $41,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Balance Wheel Hand Filers do?

Removes excess metal from inside rim of balance wheel, using radius file: Positions wheel in slot of work jig filing plate. Files excess metal between arm and inside rim of wheel to obtain specified balance of wheel, using file and loupe. Inspects wheels to ensure conformance to specifications. Shapes files on emery wheel.

Should I be a Balance Wheel Hand Filer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Hand Filer, Balance Wheel

    How to become a Balance Wheel Hand Filer

    Most Balance Wheel Hand Filers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaoaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|||bachelor%27s+%2819%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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