The occupation code you requested, 47-5031.00 (Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters), is no longer in use. In the future, please use 47-5032.00 (Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters) instead.
Place and detonate explosives to demolish structures or to loosen, remove, or displace earth, rock, or other materials. May perform specialized handling, storage, and accounting procedures.
Sample of reported job titles:
Blast Hole Driller, Blaster, Explosive Technician, Powderman, Unexploded Ordnance Quality Control Officer
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data
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