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Explosives Operator Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$35,321 (CAD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Explosives Operator is $35,321 a year and $17 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for an Explosives Operator is between $27,237 and $41,898. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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Job Summary

  • Tends hydraulic press that compresses powder in cardboard cases for use as pyrotechnic (firework) flares and signals: places cases in mold of press and locks mold.
  • Weighs and pours specified amounts of powder into cases.
  • Pulls lever or pushes button to raise press bed and force ram into mold to compress powder in case.
  • Releases pressure and removes mold.
  • Breaks open molds with mallet and removes containers.
  • May add specified quantities of explosive powder to form igniting charge.
  • May be designated according to type of pyrotechnic loaded as press tender, incendiary grenade; press tender, smoke signal; press tender, star signal.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Explosives Operator Job Listings for British Columbia, Canada

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