Perform duties to insert clock and watch assemblies in cases.
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Salary Range
$26,000 – $60,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Casers do?

Performs any combination of following duties to insert clock and watch assemblies in cases: Inserts and secures crown and stem into clock and watch movements, using loupe, tweezers, screwdriver, and other jeweler’s tools. Cleans case, using airhose, and inserts movement into case. Presses revolving plastic cup against crown or rubs crown against plastic strip to wind movement. Sets watch to specified time prior to testing. Secures watertight cases, using pliers, or places assembly in device that tightens case automatically. May remove temporary crown and stem prior to assembly, using handtools. May measure stem, using gauge, and file stem to specified length. May screw crowns onto stems. May test waterproof watches in air pressure and water tanks.

Should I be a Caser?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Bottom Cager, Car Filler, Casing Crew, Casing Man, Chute Puller, Chute Tapper, Clay Digger, Oil Field Caser See More

    How to become a Caser

    Casers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Caser-related education!
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