Tend one or more tumbling machines that clean and polish jewelry articles.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tubbers do?

Tends one or more tumbling machines containing steel shot, soap, and water, that clean and polish jewelry articles preparatory to further processing: Loads machine with jewelry articles. Bolts lid on machine and starts machine that tumbles and rotates articles in cleaning solution for specified length of time. Places articles in sawdust box for drying. Cleans sawdust from articles, using airhose.

Should I be a Tubber?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • How to become a Tubber

    Most Tubbers 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:9faaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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