Maintain clocks


Clean and remove grease from clock and watch components, apply oil to hinges, adjust components, and store them in a waterproof space.

Alternative labels

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Maintain clocks is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Watch and clock repairer: Watch and clock repairers maintain and repair wristwatches and clocks. They identify defects, change batteries, fit new straps, oil and replace damaged parts. They may also restore antique clocks.

Optional skill

Maintain clocks is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Clock and watchmaker: Clock and watchmakers make mechanical or electronic clocks and watches. They use precision hand tools or automated machinery to assemble the timing devices. Clock and watchmakers may also repair clocks or watches. They can work in workshops or in factories.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022