Blasting Cap Assembler

Assemble blasting caps.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Blasting Cap Assemblers do?

Performs any combination of following duties to assemble blasting caps: Dips lengths of wire into insulating compound and wraps them with cloth tape. Cuts wires in cutting machine. Inserts wires, having short piece of platinum wire soldered to one end, into fiber plug. Seals plug with fiber disk.

Should I be a Blasting Cap Assembler?

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

  • Also known as: Electric-Blasting-Cap Assembler

    How to become a Blasting Cap Assembler

    Blasting Cap Assemblers 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 Blasting Cap Assembler-related education!
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