Rock Splitters, Quarry
Also called: Driller, Quarry Worker, Rock Splitter, Stone Splitter
What they do:Separate blocks of rough dimension stone from quarry mass using jackhammer and wedges.
On the job, you would:
- Locate grain line patterns to determine how rocks will split when cut.
- Remove pieces of stone from larger masses, using jackhammers, wedges, and other tools.
- Insert wedges and feathers into holes, and drive wedges with sledgehammers to split stone sections from masses.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Engineering and Technology
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Facilities management software
Time accounting software
Data base user interface and query software
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