Experience Watchmaking & Jewelry Repair

Job Description
We are looking for a watchmaker to help service modern, vintage, and antique timepieces, including wrist watches, pocket watches, marine chronometers, Atmos clocks, and more.

An ideal candidate has traditional training and/or certification in professional repair and restoration of mechanical timekeeping devices including quartz/mechanical/automatics, chronographs, pivot polishing on a Jacot tool, black polish, bluing, heat treating, and knowledge of modern use of lubrication.

Key Responsibilities:
Watchmaking Workshop Organization
Restoration
Traditional Service
Case and Bracelet Repair
Case and Bracelet Refinishing
Water-Resistance Testing
Dynamic Poising
Quality Control
House-Calls (on occasion for clocks)
Courteous and Professional Client Interaction

Other skills: basic knowledge of computers needed for warranty and some minor data entry, ability to polish and/or absorb new skills.

Financial discussion will happen upon successful completion of a bench test.

We manage a family business specializing in the service and restoration of horological devices: high-end timepieces, pocket watches, clocks, marine chronometers and more. We run an operation that focuses on a quality over production, with clients specifically seeking out traditional watchmaking and clockmaking practices.

We have a 3300 square foot facility, part of which is currently a walk-in showroom, a dedicated cleaning room, watchmaking area, and clockmaking area. We operate with modern Witschi equipment, a Crevoisier C5001 polishing station, and Schaublin 70, among other equipment.

The head watchmaker is a former technical trainer for a major manufacturer and is willing to offer training opportunities, both on-site and off-site, for the right candidate.

 

 

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