Pens and Pencils Repairer

Repair and adjust defective ballpoint pens and mechanical pencils.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $62,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Pens and Pencils Repairers do?

Repairs and adjusts defective ballpoint pens and mechanical pencils in pen and pencil manufacturing plant: Examines pens or pencils to determine needed repairs or adjustments, or follows specifications on repair tags. Disassembles pens and pencils, using handtools, such as pliers and screwdrivers. Replaces defective parts, such as ink cartridges and screw mechanisms, and assembles parts of pens or pencils by hand or using machines that press and clinch interlocking parts together.

Should I be a Pens and Pencils Repairer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Repairer, Pens and Pencils

    How to Become a
    Pens and Pencils Repairer

    Pens and Pencils Repairers 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. Check out these schools offering Pens and Pencils Repairer-related education!
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