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Explosives Workers

Set off explosives to demolish structures or rock.

Quick Facts

Wages:

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$24.39 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

National Data
Growth rate:  5.5%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Record operational or environmental data.
  • Clean equipment or facilities.
  • Load materials into construction equipment.
  • Pour materials into or on designated areas.
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Job Title Examples:

Explosive Technician
Powderman
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