Priming Mixture Carrier

Move explosive priming mixture from isolated storage houses to primer.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Priming Mixture Carriers do?

Moves explosive priming mixture from isolated storage houses to primer and rimfire charging departments: Supplies outside window boxes, near charging stations, with containers of various type mixtures according to work order. Records type and quantity of mixtures received and distributed. Turns valves to replenish water in humidifying trays in wet mixture houses and reports abnormal temperature in dry mixture houses. May flush storage houses, using hose, to prevent accumulation of explosive dust. May wash residue from empty containers with neutralizing solution.

Should I be a Priming Mixture Carrier?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

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    How to become a Priming Mixture Carrier

    Most Priming Mixture Carriers 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:9adaac&chl=no+college+%2890%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|||doctorate+%284%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,90,90
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