Explosive Operator II

Perform the tasks, which require working knowledge of open explosives.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Explosive Operator IIs do?

Performs any combination of following tasks, which require working knowledge of open explosives, concerned with manufacturing, assembling, and loading of fuses, detonators, primers, boosters, shells, and bags: Weighs, blends, and pours explosives into containers, compressing powder into pellets, screwing together threaded parts of shells, and checking dimensions of ammunition. May be designated according to type of explosive manufactured as Explosive Operator, Bomb; Explosive Operator, Fuse; Explosive Operator, Grenade.

Should I be an Explosive Operator II?

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.

  • How to become an Explosive Operator II

    Explosive Operator 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 Explosive Operator II-related education!
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