Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters


What Explosives workers Do

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. Includes seismograph shooters. Excludes Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas who may also work with explosives.


Explosives worker Salaries


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