Powder Truck Driver

Drive trucks to transport gunpowder.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$25,000 – $57,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Powder Truck Drivers do?

Drives specially modified truck to transport gunpowder from freight cars and motor trucks to and from storage magazines and blending houses. Stores kegs, drums, and boxes of various type powders according to prescribed safety methods and follows safety regulations in transit.

Should I be a Powder Truck Driver?

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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Pole-Truck Driver

    How to become a Powder Truck Driver

    Most Powder Truck Drivers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Doctorate degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9taaab&chl=no+college+%2875%25%29|certificate+%2823%25%29||||doctorate+%282%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,75,75
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