Full job description

If you enjoy working with precious metals, fine jewelry and gemstones we have an opportunity for you. We have an opening to join our team of goldsmiths in our newly remodeled 3,000sf repair facility.

  • Lee Read is a 58-year old, family owned and operated company with deep roots in our community. We specialize in performing quality repairs on fine jewelry. If you are tired of being under paid and unappreciated in the corporate chain store world, this is your chance to join a team where you will look forward to coming to work.
  • We value the you as a professional and provide an environment and compensation commencement with your ability. Great hours, excellent pay, full medical, vision and dental benefits after 60 days and Paid Time Off/Vacation after one year.

Located in Meridian ID, inside the Boise metro area.

Lee Read operates a completely remodeled repair facility (approximately 3000 square-feet) with plenty of space to work comfortably at your own bench.

Each dedicated jewelers bench is fully equipped and ventilated with a state of the art gold dust recovery system. We use both torch and laser welding.

About the Bench Jeweler/stone setter/Polisher Position:

  • This is a Full-Time position.
  • Schedule; 9am to 6:30pm, 5 days a week, Tuesday though Saturday. Closed on Sunday and Mondays.
  • Hours; 9am to 6;30pm
  • The hourly wage starts at $18-$30 per hour* (based on experience) and we will help you grow your skills.
  • Full Medical-Vision-Dental Insurance after 60 days.
  • Paid Vacation and Paid Time Off upon completion of 1-year of employment.

Job Description

The position marries the latest technology to service the micro setting used in so many of todays styles with a clean, professional and respectful environment.

  • Each Jeweler works on 1 item at a time, start to finish. We believe pride of workmanship is important.
  • Work extensively with silver, gold, platinum, palladium.
  • Perform a full-range of repairs from general soldering, ring sizing, prong rebuilds/re-tipping, channel rebuilds, shank replacements, etc.
  • Stone setting for diamonds, colored gemstones, etc.
  • Stone tightening and prong adjustments.
  • Inspect, clean and polish jewelry.
  • Identify and recommend needed jewelry repairs.
  • Use or develop your skills in fabricating custom designs.
  • Assist Sales Team in the jewelry maintenance process when needed.

Must Have:

  • Experience as a Bench Jeweler.
  • English language skills.
  • Ability to work as a team player with 3 to 4 other bench jewelers.
  • Confidence in your abilities.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Willingness to continually learn, improve, and share your knowledge.

If Interested:

  • Please contact Larry Read through this Indeed site to find out more about this opportunity.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $30.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Bench Jeweler: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: In person




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