Profession firework assembler

Firework assemblers create explosive devices, coloured lights and set pieces for use as fireworks. They follow blueprints or pictures, fabricate various powders, put powder into casings or tubes, assemble all parts and inspects the final product.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Health and safety in the workplace

    The body of rules, procdeures and regulations related to safety, health and welfare of people in their workplace. 

  • Pyrotechnic articles legislation

    The legal rules surrounding pyrotechnics and pyrotechnic materials.

Skills

  • Operate pyrotechnical control

    Take the necessary steps to operate pyrotechnical effects during a performance.

  • Obtain pyrotechnic permits

    Obtain the appropriate administrative permits and licences for use and transport of pyrotechnics and weapons.

  • Apply safety measures

    Perform tasks and operations taking into account the safety regulations and standards and applying them in order to prevent incidents or hazards.

  • Set up pyrotechnical equipment

    Make sure the pyrotechnic equipment for a performance is set up and ready for operation.

  • Store pyrotechnical materials

    Safely store materials used for pyrotechnical stage effects.

  • Build pyrotechnical devices

    Build devices needed for the pyrotechnical effects in a performance.

Optional knowledge and skills

adapt artistic plan to location work safely with pyrotechnical materials in a performance environment identify customer's needs mix treating materials handling of dangerous goods explosives appropriate packaging of dangerous goods handle dangerous goods read standard blueprints plan pyrotechnical effects monitor powdered ingredients test pyrotechnical effects