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Ammunition Assembly Laborer I

Assemble component parts of tracer shells, signals, and other pyrotechnics.

What does an Ammunition Assembly Laborer I do?

Assembles component parts of tracer shells, signals, flares, and other pyrotechnics, performing any combination of following tasks: Loads relays with black powder pellets. Tends press that pushes powder charge tightly into relay. Assembles and loads mine fuses with red phosphorous and black powder. Installs relays in shells and screws them in place. Loads shells with tracer powder, tamps pellets with automatic press, and seals chamber with celluloid disk. May cut and sew silk to assist in making of signal flare parachutes.