Set-Staff Fitter

Install wheel and sleeve assembly in clocks.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Set-Staff Fitters do?

Installs wheel and sleeve assembly in clocks preparatory to inserting hour hand: Places wheel and sleeve assembly over center staff protruding through front frame and meshes assembly with dial wheel pinion. Places time and alarm train onto staff and inserts staff through hole in clock frame. Places clock frame in jig of press that secures assemblies by means of washer and collet.

Should I be a Set-Staff Fitter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Set-Staff Fitter

    Set-Staff Fitters 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 Set-Staff Fitter-related education!
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