Ammunition Assembly Laborer II

Assemble and pack complete rounds of ammunition.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Ammunition Assembly Laborer IIs do?

Assembles and packs complete rounds of ammunition, performing any combination of following tasks: Greases threads on fuses and starts them into threaded fuse sockets. Screws fuses into place, using screw press. Places primers in cartridge cases and stamps them in place, using press. Weighs and inserts propellants into cartridge cases. Brushes band of adhesive compound around base of projectile to seal cartridge. Gauges completed shells, using simple acceptance jigs. Stamps shell data on cartridge, using rubber stamp or stamping machine. Packs completed rounds in cardboard tubes. Stamps shell data on tubes, dips tubes in molten paraffin, and packs tubes in crates. Screws pierced and threaded plugs into bases of aerial bombs. Screws rod-supporting fin assembly into threaded hole in plug. Slips metal sleeves about bombs and packs them in metal containers, attaching tags with identification data to containers.

Should I be an Ammunition Assembly Laborer II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Laborer, Ammunition Assembly II

    How to Become an
    Ammunition Assembly Laborer II

    Ammunition Assembly Laborer IIs generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Ammunition Assembly Laborer II-related education!
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