Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters
On the Job
Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters do precision assembling, adjusting, or calibrating of timing devices, such as digital clocks. They must work within very narrow tolerances.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Apply lubricants or coolants to workpieces.
- Repair precision devices or workpieces.
- Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly.
- Assemble metal or plastic parts or products.
- Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair.
- Reshape small metal components for precision assembly.
- Inspect timing devices.
- Review blueprints or other instructions to determine operational methods or sequences.
- Calculate dimensions of workpieces, products, or equipment.
- Clean workpieces or finished products.
Typical Working Conditions
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Working with a group or team.
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