Aerospace Medical Service; Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Independent Duty Medical Technician; Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, F-15; Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, RPA (MQ-1/MQ-9); Civil Engineer, C2ISREW; Civil Engineer, Trainer; Missile And Space Systems Electronic Maintenance Helper; Munitions Systems Apprentice; Nuclear Weapons Manager; Security Forces Helper, Military Working Dog Handler
AH-64 Armament/Electrical/Avionics Systems Repairer; Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Crewmember; Armor; Combat Engineer; Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialist; Indirect Fire Infantryman; Land Combat Electronic Missile System Repairer; Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS)/High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Crewmember; Senior Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer/Senior Ordnance Logistics Warrant Officer; Special Forces Medical Sergeant
Aviation Survival Technician; Diver; Diving Specialist; Gunner's Mate; Marine Safety Specialist Deck; Marine Safety Specialist Engineer; Port and Facility Safety and Security; Weapons Specialty
(EOD) Apprentice Diver (Student Status); Armament Weapons Support Equipment Technician; CWO - Electronics Technician, Surface; Division Officer, Weapons Department (Gunnery); Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) Individual Augmentee/In Lieu Of (IA/ILO) Navy Individual Augmentee Combat Training (NIACT)-Deployed; MK-41 VLS Baseline IV through VII Technician; Navy Diver; Senior Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician; Staff Nuclear Weapons Officer; Torpedo Weapons Officer
Aircraft Armament Systems; Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, B-1; Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, F-35; Aircraft Armament Systems Helper; Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, B-52/B-2; Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, F/A-22; Explosive Ordnance Disposal Apprentice; Explosive Ordnance Disposal Superintendent; Munitions Systems Helper; Nuclear Weapons Apprentice
What they do:
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.
On the job, you would:
Examine blast areas to determine amounts and kinds of explosive charges needed and to ensure that safety laws are observed.
Tie specified lengths of delaying fuses into patterns in order to time sequences of explosions.
Place safety cones around blast areas to alert other workers of danger zones, and signal workers as necessary to ensure that they clear blast sites prior to explosions.
Safety and Government
public safety and security
law and government
Math and Science
arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
Engineering and Technology
product and service development
listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
Hand and Finger Use
hold or move items with your hands
keep your arm or hand steady
Ideas and Logic
notice when problems happen
make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
listen and understand what people say
communicate by speaking
pay attention to something without being distracted
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
Attention to Detail
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Blaster's Tool and Supply Company Blaster's Calculator
Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or certificate after high school usually needed
Get started on your career:
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.