Bomb Loader

Perform the tasks to load, assemble, and pack aerial bombs.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Bomb Loaders do?

Performs any combination of following tasks to load, assemble, and pack aerial bombs: Tends machine that loads and compresses thermite and explosive charges into steel noses of bombs. Assembles bombs by joining together component parts and sections, using handtools, cement, riveting machines, and jigs. Spray-paints and tapes nose of bombs to seal perforations. Stamps identification numbers on bombs, using stamping machines. Binds cluster of bombs together with steel bands preparatory to packing to prevent accidental discharge. Packs clusters of bombs into moistureproof steel boxes, using chain hoist. Seals container lids with putty and packs loaded containers into wooden shipping crates, closing crates with hammer and nails. May be designated according to type of bomb loaded as Thermite-Bomb Loader.


Should I be a Bomb Loader?

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

  • Also known as: Base Loader, Buggy Loader, Lumber Loader, Mount Loader, Notched-Blade Loader, Retort Loader, Rock Loader See More

    How to become a Bomb Loader

    Bomb Loaders 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 Bomb Loader-related education!
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