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47-4031.00 - Fence Erectors Bright Outlook

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Blast rock formations and rocky areas with dynamite to facilitate posthole digging.

47-5031.00 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
  • 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.
  • Light fuses, drop detonating devices into wells or boreholes, or activate firing devices with plungers, dials, or buttons, in order to set off single or multiple blasts.
  • Connect gun chambers to electric detonating devices, and operate controls at panelboards, in order to detonate charges in guns or to ignite chemical charges.
47-5013.00 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green
  • Operate specialized equipment to remove obstructions by backing-off or severing pipes by chemical or explosive action.
  • Perforate well casings or sidewalls of boreholes with explosive charges.
47-5042.00 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators
  • Charge and set off explosives in blasting holes.
47-5051.00 Rock Splitters, Quarry
  • Set charges of explosives to split rock.
47-5012.00 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
  • Lower and explode charges in boreholes to start flow of oil from wells.