Oxidized Finish Plater

Tend oxidizing tanks that produce decorative finish on metal articles.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Oxidized Finish Platers do?

Tends oxidizing tank that produces dark, lusterless, decorative finish on surface of metal articles, such as door lock parts, buttons, buckles, and small-arm parts: Places containers of workpieces in tank of oxidizing solution for specified time. Dips articles in successive baths to neutralize oxidation. May start tumbling barrel to dry oxidized pieces in sawdust [TUMBLER OPERATOR]. May mix chemical solutions according to formula. May tend degreasing tank to clean workpieces before oxidizing.

Should I be an Oxidized Finish Plater?

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.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become an Oxidized Finish Plater

    Most Oxidized Finish Platers 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:9daaaa&chl=no+college+%2895%25%29|certificate+%285%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,95,95
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