Blaster Helper

Assist Blaster in detonating explosives used to loosen earth and rock.

What does a Blaster Helper do?

Assists BLASTER in placing and detonating explosives used to loosen earth and rock, performing any combination of following tasks: Carries explosive bags, cartridges, or powder to blasting area and deposits explosive device in previously drilled holes as directed. Shovels earth or drill cuttings into holes after placement of charge and tamps earth to confine and increase force of detonation, using shovel or pole. Connects explosive cord to blasting cap and lead wire to firing device, or attaches fuse to charge. Fires charge on signal from BLASTER. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.