Precision Metal Trades Worker

Precision Metal Trades Workers fabricate, assemble, maintain and repair metal precision instruments.

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$1149 per week
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    Overview

    Precision Metal Trades Workers fabricate, assemble, maintain and repair metal precision instruments.

    Day-to-day

    • assembling parts and subassemblies of precision instruments, locks, timepieces and firearms
    • dismantling precision instruments, locks, timepieces and firearms, repairing and replacing defective parts, and reassembling articles using hand and power tools and specially designed machines
    • inscribing letters, figures and designs on surfaces of jewellery, trophies and other ornamental items
    • installing security systems, changing tumblers in locks, changing locks, cutting keys and opening locks by manipulation
    • calibrating precision instruments using standard weights and measures, jigs and fixtures, and hand tools to adjust and align parts and small balancing weights
    • making blades for circular, band and other power saws and repairing, setting and sharpening blades for hand and power saws
    • testing circuits in electronic timepieces
    • may estimate costs and prepare quotes for repairs.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding

    To become a Precision Metal Trades Worker

    Skills employers are looking for

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