Clock Assembler

Attach various parts to assemble electric clocks, using handtools.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Clock Assemblers do?

Attaches power cords, cases, dials, and hands to electric clock movements to assemble electric clocks, using handtools: Inserts end of power cord through opening in clock case and splices wires from motor of clock movement to cord, using plastic connectors. Fastens case to clock movement, using pneumatic screwdriver. Positions dial over front plate of movement and attaches hour, minute, and second hands to cannon pinion, using wrench. Aligns clock hands and alarm indicator and pulls alarm button to test mechanism. Snaps plastic crystal into case, affixes label to back of case and places assembled clock on conveyor for further processing.


Should I be a Clock Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Clothes-Drier Assembler

    How to become a Clock Assembler

    Clock Assemblers 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 Clock Assembler-related education!
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