Jewel Bearing Broacher

Operate lathes to finish holes drilled in jewel bearings.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $41,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Jewel Bearing Broachers do?

Operates lathe to finish holes drilled in partially processed jewel bearings: Inserts bearings in lathe chuck. Dips brass wire in diamond dust, inserts it into bearing hole, and rubs away high spots, working within tolerances of 0.0001 inch. Inspects holes with magnifying glass and measures them with gauges and micrometers. Bevels edges of holes.

Should I be a Jewel Bearing Broacher?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Jewel Bearing Broacher

    Most Jewel Bearing Broachers 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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