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7311 PRECISION-INSTRUMENT MAKERS AND REPAIRERS
 


    Precision-instrument makers and repairers make and repair mechanical watches, clocks, nautical, meteorological, optical, surgical, dental, orthopaedic and other precision instruments and equipment.

    Tasks include -

    (a) making, adjusting and repairing mechanical watches and clocks;

    (b) making, adjusting and repairing nautical and meteorological instruments and equipment;

    (c) making, adjusting and repairing optical instruments;

    (d) making, adjusting and repairing surgical instruments and other medical equipment;

    (e) making and repairing medical, orthopaedic and dental appliances and prostheses;

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Maker, instrument/meteorological

  • Maker, instrument/surgical

  • Maker, orthopaedic appliance

  • Maker, watch


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Assembler, watch - 8283

  • Machine-operator, machine-tool - 8211


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.