Posted July 19, 2017 by Esslinger Staff
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Do not bother applying if you do not have some form of schooling or other first hand experience, your skills will be tested before you are hired. Must be able to perform all basic bench jeweler tasks.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES · Restore damaged or broken jewelry, select appropriate gems, clean and polish jewelry while maintaining quick turn-around times · Repairs broken clasps, pins, rings, and other jewelry by soldering or replacing broken parts · Reshapes and restyles old jewelry, following designs or instructions, using hand tools and machines, such as jeweler’s lathe and drill · Adheres to all safety-related procedures to reduce the risk of accidents · Order and maintain jewelry supplies necessary in jewelry workshop · Must have the ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and complete tasks in a timely manner · Set up a repair shop independently · Cut and shape precious metals into jewelry pieces using cutting and carving tools · Re-size rings made from using different metals · Must have the ability to work independently and as a part of a team
SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE · Minimum 5 years’ experience as a bench jeweler · Advanced gemstone and diamond setting skills required · Must have in-depth knowledge about various types of gemstones and diamonds · Advanced knowledge of jeweler’s tools, machinery and equipment required along with advanced jewelry repair knowledge · In-depth knowledge of various chemical solutions used for jewelry making/repair and should have experience working with the same · JA Certified Bench Jeweler (CBJ) · Advanced expertise in setting/replacing all kinds of gemstones and diamonds with different types of settings · Should have good knowledge, understanding and experience on working with various plating solutions
MUST HAVE A GOOD ATTITUDE AND BE WILLING TO WORK AS A TEAM WITH YOUR PEERS.
PLEASE CONTACT IF YOU ARE INTERESTED VIA TEXT OR EMAIL
CALL OR TEXT 3133263457
Salary: $75,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year
- Bench Jeweler: 1 year