Hairspring Inspector I

Inspect completed hairspring assemblies.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hairspring Inspector Is do?

Inspects completed hairspring assemblies, using loupe and watchmaker’s tools: Verifies that spring and balance wheel are true in flat and round [INSPECTOR, BALANCE TRUING], and that mass of balance wheel is equally distributed around axis of rotation [INSPECTOR, POISING]. Examines positioning of parts to determine that parts are in beat, and that overcoil is in specified relationship to spring, using loupe. Verifies that parts are securely staked, using tweezers. Separates unsatisfactory assemblies. Observes minute parts and functioning of parts with loupe. May test parts to determine if vibrating point has been accurately located, using master balance [HAIRSPRING VIBRATOR].

Should I be a Hairspring Inspector I?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Hairspring Inspector, Inspector, Hairspring I, Unhairing Inspector

    How to become a Hairspring Inspector I

    Most Hairspring Inspector Is have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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