Jewel Bearing Driller
Operate bench lathes to drill holes of specified size in jewel bearings.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Jewel Bearing Drillers do?
Operates bench lathes to drill holes of specified size in jewel bearings: Sharpens diamond drill, using diamond cutter and other tools. Mounts chuck in lathe and inserts shaped and ground sapphire bearing between jaws of chuck, using tweezers. Starts lathe and holds drill against center of bearing, cutting halfway through. Reverses bearing in chuck and drills through center of bearing from other side until holes meet.
Should I be a Jewel Bearing Driller?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
How to become a Jewel Bearing Driller
Jewel Bearing Drillers 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.
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