Gold Reclaimer

Tend equipment that separate embedded gold particles from materials.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Gold Reclaimers do?

Tends equipment that crushes, filters, and separates embedded gold particles from materials, such as broken or scrapped clay, melted crucible, and waste water to reclaim gold for reuse: Fills bin of crusher with material to be processed, using shovel, and starts crusher to grind material into fine powder. Separates gold particles from powder, using special reciprocating table, agitation tank, thickener, and set of troughs. Turns valves and knobs and adds specified amounts of ingredients to waste water in tank. Moves switch to start precipitation process.

Should I be a Gold Reclaimer?

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 Gold Reclaimer

    Gold Reclaimers 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 Gold Reclaimer-related education!
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