Firer

Tend electric ovens that fuse enamels onto metal jewelry parts.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$22,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Firers do?

Tends electric oven that fuses enamel onto metal jewelry parts: Sets controls to heat oven to specified temperature. Places tray or rack containing jewelry parts, on which liquid or powder enamel has been applied, in oven. Removes tray or rack from oven after prescribed period, using tongs, and allows enameled parts to cool. May determine when settings are sufficiently heated by observing color of enamel. May anneal jewelry parts by heating them in oven to soften metal preparatory to forming and shaping them.


Should I be a Firer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.

  • How to become a Firer

    Most Firers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:a9baaa&chl=|no+college+%2897%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,97
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