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Transport or set explosives for tunnel, shaft, or road construction.

47-5031.00 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
  • Tie specified lengths of delaying fuses into patterns in order to time sequences of explosions.
  • Place explosive charges in holes or other spots; then detonate explosives to demolish structures or to loosen, remove, or displace earth, rock, or other materials.
  • Insert, pack, and pour explosives, such as dynamite, ammonium nitrate, black powder, or slurries into blast holes; then shovel drill cuttings, admit water into boreholes, and tamp material to compact charges.
  • Connect electrical wire to primers, and cover charges or fill blast holes with clay, drill chips, sand, or other material.
  • Lay primacord between rows of charged blast holes, and tie cord into main lines to form blast patterns.
  • Assemble and position equipment, explosives, and blasting caps in holes at specified depths, or load perforating guns or torpedoes with explosives.
  • Cut specified lengths of primacord and attach primers to cord ends.
  • Connect gun chambers to electric detonating devices, and operate controls at panelboards, in order to detonate charges in guns or to ignite chemical charges.
  • Insert powder charges into chambers of sidewall sample-taking cylinders, and assemble cylinders, using special wrenches.
47-3015.00 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Cut pipe and lift up to fitters.
  • Requisition tools and equipment, select type and size of pipe, and collect and transport materials and equipment to work site.
47-3013.00 Helpers--Electricians Bright Outlook
  • Transport tools, materials, equipment, and supplies to work site by hand, handtruck, or heavy, motorized truck.
  • Raise, lower, or position equipment, tools, and materials, using hoist, hand line, or block and tackle.
47-5012.00 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
  • Lower and explode charges in boreholes to start flow of oil from wells.
47-3014.00 Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons
  • Mix plaster, and carry plaster to plasterers.

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