Oliving Machine Operator

Grind olive-shaped contours to bearing surfaces of olive-jewel holes.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $61,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Oliving Machine Operators do?

Grinds olive-shaped contour to bearing surface of olive-jewel hole: Fits wire strung with jewels, and on which wire diamond dust is spread, in holding bow. Holds bow so that jewel is rotated between shaped rotating wheels of machine while rocking bow back and forth so that action of wire on rotating jewel will wear away sides of hole to olive shape. Repeats bowing operation on rest of jewels on string. Inspects jewels for shape of olive and measures hole size with graduated, tapered needle.

Should I be an Oliving Machine Operator?

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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Centrifugal Casting Machine Operator, Earrings Fabricator, Jewel-Oliving-Machine Operator See More

    How to Become an
    Oliving Machine Operator

    Oliving Machine Operators 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 Oliving Machine Operator-related education!
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