Dynamite Packing Machine Feeder

Feed dynamite cartridge filling machines with granular or gelatin dynamite.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Dynamite Packing Machine Feeders do?

Feeds dynamite cartridge filling machine with granular or gelatin dynamite: Pushes buggy containing dynamite to packing machine and fills hopper, using wooden shovel. Sweeps spilled dynamite and broken shells from floor and shovels sweepings into boxes. Scrubs empty buggy with sodium carbonate solution, using brush, to neutralize remaining nitroglycerin. May scrub packinghouse floor with sodium carbonate solution.


Should I be a Dynamite Packing Machine Feeder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to Become a
    Dynamite Packing Machine Feeder

    Most Dynamite Packing Machine Feeders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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