Jewel Grinder II

Grind outside diameter of watch jewels to size.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $41,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Jewel Grinder IIs do?

Grinds outside diameter of watch jewels to size, using diamond-bonded wheel under water jet: Fits wire filled with jewels in small holding tool and turns adjusting screw to pull wire taut. Positions rubber holding wheel so distance between grinding wheels is identical to specified outside diameter of jewels. Holds jewels against grinder, moving holder back and forth until jewels are ground sufficiently to pass between wheels. Measures jewel diameter with precision jaw gauge and regrinds if necessary.

Should I be a Jewel Grinder II?

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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Jewel Grinder, Jewelry Grinder

    How to become a Jewel Grinder II

    Most Jewel Grinder IIs 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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