Diamond Powder Technician

Tend equipment that pulverize industrial borts.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Diamond Powder Technicians do?

Tends equipment that pulverizes industrial bort and separates particles into grades of diamond powder: Pours bort into ball mill and starts machine to grind bort. Removes powder from mill and pours it through sieves to separate particles. Pours sifted particles into glass tank containing chemical mixture. Siphons liquid containing particles from tank after specified time into glass jars. Siphons liquid, following settlement of particles, from top of jars. Dumps particles onto table and dries them with infrared lamp. Weighs and bottles powder and labels containers.


Should I be a Diamond Powder Technician?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to Become a
    Diamond Powder Technician

    Diamond Powder Technicians generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Diamond Powder Technician-related education!
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