Who are they and what do they do? A goldsmith makes jewellery and other decorative articles of gold and other precious metals but especially gold. Related job titles include silversmith and jeweller.
What are the activities of the job? Beats out gold, silver and aluminium or may cut. file, saw, or use casting techniques with molten metal. Repairs gold jewellery. S/he tends and maintains the machinery and equipment in use.
Where is it done and under what conditions? In a goldsmith's workshop. There may be some dirt and high temperatures at times.
What tools/equipment do they use? Power hammers and certain hand and tools.
What do you need to succeed? You need vocational training, a sense of the aesthetic, creative aptitude and practical skills.