Precision Instrument Maker

Precision Instrument Organizer

Precision Instrument Checker

The tasks a Mechanic Precision Instrument, Mechanical is expected to perform include:

Making, altering and adjusting mechanical instruments or mechanical parts of electrical and optical instruments by accurate milling, filing, grinding, lapping and other processes

Studying drawings or samples and examining precision instrument like balance, meters, pressure gauges, etc. for defects

Dismantling instrument, cleaning metal components in petrol, kerosene, oil, etc. and checking them to find out extent of damage and further serviceability

Making new parts on lathe milling or other machines, if necessary

Sizing and fitting metal parts by filing, scraping, grinding, lapping, etc., as necessary

Ensuring their desired accuracy by checking with precision measuring instruments shadow graph and other highly perfect devices

Getting electrical components repaired by electrician

Fitting electrical and optical parts to instrument and adjusting them as required

Testing repaired or assembled instrument for clarity or vision sensitivity, correct meter and scale readings, etc., as required and ensuring stipulated performance within prescribed limit

Knowledge of how to operate a variety of computer-controlled and mechanically-controlled machine tools to produce precision metal parts, instruments, and tools

Proficient in monitoring the feed and speed of machines

Ability to measure, examine, and test completed products for defects

Ability to perform modern production techniques in a machine shop

Well-versed with making necessary adjustments and sealing meters to avoid manipulations

Proficiency in dismantling, cleaning and checking faults in instruments

Knowledge in assembling parts to form complete unit

Knowledge of particular type of instruments like balance, pressure gauges, meters, theodolites, etc.

Ability to make new instruments from blueprints

Will be updated

Attention to detail

Motor skills


Problem solving skills

Diligent and hardworking

It requires one to be on their toes

Need to handle a team of workers and helpers

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Precision instrument making factories usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours every day. This may vary from factory to factory

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

The job is listed as mildly hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards may include musculoskeletal disorders, respiratory disorders, injuries, eyesight problems, nerve disorders, skin problems, burns, vision and hearing impairment, etc.

Health risks include exposure to toxic chemicals in art materials, exposure to harmful levels of volatile solvents used in paint and coating, sharp crafting tools, exposure to heavy metals, radiation and dust, lifting, pushing, pulling, and repetitive tasks, confined spaces, inhalation of asbestos during sanding, etc.

For freshers - INR 10,000 to INR 12,000 per month

For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - INR 13,000 to INR 15,500 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Employment Prospects and Significant Growth of Indian Handicrafts Industry

Indian Handicrafts represent beauty, dignity, form and style. In the 1970s, the government began initiatives for the preservation of crafts and skill upgrade to focus on meeting the challenges that the sector was facing. However the focus shifted to export in the later decades. It plays a significant role in the country?s economy and provides employment to more than 7.3 million people; mostly from rural and semi-urban areas.

Today, handicrafts and handcrafted gift items manufactured and exported from India are much sought-after and have established an unsurpassable reputation in the international market. According to provisional data, the exports of Indian handicrafts in the period of April-August 2014-15 has shown an increase of US$ 256.32 million, which is about 18.06% over the same period in 2013-14. Based on historical trends, the Handicrafts sector is expected to grow by 16% during 2013?17 and by another 16% during 2017?22. As the industry grows, so will the job opportunities for Mechanic Precision Instrument, Mechanical.

Precision instruments suppliers and manufacturers across India

Towns and cities across India

Will be updated

Advanced Training Institute for Electronics and Process Instrumentation of Dehradun

Advanced Training Institute for Electronics and Process Instrumentation of Hyderabad