Synthetic Gem Press Operator

Tend automatic presses that mold pellets for use as synthetic gems.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Synthetic Gem Press Operators do?

Tends automatic press that molds pellets for use as synthetic gems: Installs die in press with handtools and loads hopper with pellets. Starts machine and observes that pellets are pressed into gems of specified size and shape. May mix ingredients from which pellets are made. May assist in polishing finished gems.

Should I be a Synthetic Gem Press 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.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • How to Become a
    Synthetic Gem Press Operator

    Most Synthetic Gem Press Operators 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:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2891%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,91,91
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