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Rocket Test-Fire Worker

Prepare rocket-motor cases for test firing and clean cases afterwards.

What does a Rocket Test-Fire Worker do?

Prepares rocket-motor cases for test firing and cleans cases subsequent to firing: Conveys rocket-motor case to test area, using forklift truck. Positions case in heat-conditioning chamber, using lift truck, and turns dial on control panel to heat case to specified temperature. Positions case on test stand, using hoist, and attaches thermocouples from test stand to case preparatory to test-firing. Removes case from stand subsequent to firing and immerses case in chemical bath to remove liner and propellant residue, using hoist.