Gelatin Dynamite Packing Operator

Operate stuffing machines to fill paper dynamite cartridges.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Gelatin Dynamite Packing Operators do?

Operates stuffing machine to fill paper dynamite cartridges with gelatin-type dynamite: Installs and adjusts extruding auger and nozzle according to diameter and length of cartridges to be packed. Starts machine and holds end of cartridge to nozzle until filled. Taps bottom of cartridge on bench to settle top level of dynamite, and stands it in frame to be crimped.

Should I be a Gelatin Dynamite Packing Operator?

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.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.

  • How to Become a
    Gelatin Dynamite Packing Operator

    Most Gelatin Dynamite Packing Operators 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:9afaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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