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Job Description:

  • 1) Melts gold, or gold and silver alloys, using furnace, electric heating unit, or torch, and pours molten metal into ingot molds to prepare metal for use in making jewelry: Places metal in clay crucible.

  • 2) Places crucible in preheated oven or heats crucible with torch to melt metal.

  • 3) Observes color changes in metals to ensure that specified temperature is attained.

  • 4) Pours molten metal into ingot mold.

  • 5) Opens mold, lifts out ingot with tongs, and quenches ingot in water.

  • 6) May operate roller machine to roll ingots into metal strips for use in stamping out jewelry blanks.




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DOT:   700.687-042

Job Number: 6393