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47-5031 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

Place and detonate explosives to demolish structures or to loosen, remove, or displace earth, rock, or other materials. May perform specialized handling, storage, and accounting procedures. Includes seismograph shooters. Excludes "Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas" (47-5021) who may also work with explosives.

Illustrative examples: Blast Setter, Explosive Technician, Dynamiter

Broad Occupation: 47-5030 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
Minor Group: 47-5000 Extraction Workers
Major Group: 47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010