Fuse Assembler

Load and assemble component parts of time and nose fuses.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fuse Assemblers do?

Loads and assembles component parts of time and nose fuses, performing any combination of following tasks: Assembles essential portions of fuses, bolting and crimping parts together with press. Drills charge holes, using drill press. Loads parts with explosive charges, forcing them in place with semiautomatic hydraulic and pneumatic presses. Joins together various subassemblies with housing structure and screws or crimps them in place. Sets delay-action screw in place in time fuses and glues small disks of onionskin around screw to hold it firmly in place. Shellacs unprotected surfaces with brush.

Should I be a Fuse Assembler?

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

  • Also known as: Fuel-Cell Assembler

    How to become a Fuse Assembler

    Fuse 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 Fuse Assembler-related education!
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