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Chelsea Clock Clock Technician in Chelsea, Massachusetts

About Us: Founded in 1897, Chelsea Clock is America\'s oldest maker of luxury timepieces, renowned for its precision and craftsmanship. Located in Chelsea, MA, we are the largest clock repair facility in the U.S., offering a rewarding career for those with a keen eye for detail and a passion for fine timepieces. Position Summary: We are seeking a Precision Clock Assembler to join our Repair & Restoration department. The ideal candidate will perform various operations to repair and assemble mechanical clock movements, utilizing bench-type repair techniques and small component adjustments. While experience is preferred, we are willing to train the right candidate. Key Responsibilities: Repair and assemble clock and mechanical movements with precision. Utilize various hand bench tools, including screwdrivers, tweezers, broaches, files, cutters, and hammers. Use micrometers, dial gauges, and eye loupes to fit and assemble small parts, ensuring exacting measurements and tolerances. Operate small machines as part of the assembly process. Follow production orders, verbal, and general instructions meticulously. Maintain high organizational standards and produce consistent, high-quality work in line with company specifications. Position Requirements: Mechanical Aptitude: o Skill Level: Candidates must demonstrate strong mechanical skills, including the ability to work with small, intricate parts. o Tool Proficiency: Familiarity with using various hand tools (e.g., screwdrivers, tweezers, files) and measuring instruments (e.g., micrometers, dial gauges) is essential. o Manual Precision: Excellent hand-eye coordination and the ability to manipulate small components with accuracy. Attention to Detail: o Precision: The ability to maintain exacting measurements and tolerances for clock assembly and repair. o Quality Control: A keen eye for detail to ensure that the finished products meet the company\'s high standards of quality. Experience: o Relevant Background: Prior experience in manufacturing assembly, particularly in precision work or horology, is preferred. o Problem-Solving: Experience in diagnosing and repairing mechanical issues within clock movements or similar machinery. Organizational Skills: o Work Consistency: Candidates must produce consistent, high-quality work in line with company specifications. o Time Management: Efficiently managing time to meet service and production deadlines and schedules. Educational Background: o Basic Requirements: A High School Diploma or equivalent is required. o Technical Training: Additional technical education or training in mechanics or horology can be beneficial. Communication Skills: o Language Proficiency: Fluency in reading, writing, and speaking English to understand and follow detailed instructions and documentation. o Team Collaboration: Ability to work well with colleagues, sharing knowledge and supporting team efforts. Adaptability and Willingness to Learn: o Training: Openness to training and learning new techniques specific to the company\'s products and repair processes. o Flexibility: Ability to adapt to new tools, methods, and technologies as they are introduced. Personal Attributes: o Self-starter: Be willing to take guidance from manager but also have the self-motivation to set high personal- standards and achieve individual goals. o Reliability: Dependable and consistent attendance and punctuality. o Patience and Persistence: Ability to work on intricate tasks that require sustained focus and effort. Benefits: Participation in Simple IRA account with annual company match 12 days accrued Personal Time Off (PTO) 10 Paid Holidays per year Health and Dental Insurance 100% company-paid Disability and Term Life Insurance 401(k) Employee discount Parental leave Retirement plan Vision insurance Pay: \$23.00 - \$30.00 per hour