Assemble, inspect, and adjust watch hairsprings and balance assemblies.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Hairspring Assemblers do?
Assembles, inspects, and adjusts watch hairspring and balance assemblies, using watchmaker’s tools: Attaches hairspring to collet and stud [COLLETER 715.684-066; STUDDER, HAIRSPRING 715.684-186], and assembles parts of hairspring and balance, using punch, staking tool, tweezers, and other watchmaker’s tools. Overcoils spring [OVERCOILER 715.684-150], and trues spring [HAIRSPRING TRUER 715.381-058]. Poises balance wheel. Locates vibrating point [HAIRSPRING VIBRATOR 715.381-062]. Inspects and adjusts hairspring and balance assembly [INSPECTOR HAIRSPRING I 715.381-066].
Should I be a Hairspring Assembler?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
Also known as:
Advanced Manufacturing Associate, Hairspring Setter, Hairspring Staker, Watch-Hairspring Assembler
How to become a Hairspring Assembler
Most Hairspring Assemblers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Doctorate degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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