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47-5013.00 - Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook

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Operate specialized equipment to remove obstructions by backing off or severing pipes by chemical or explosive action.

47-5032.00 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • 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.
47-5051.00 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.
47-4031.00 Fence Erectors
  • Blast rock formations and rocky areas with dynamite to facilitate posthole digging.