Rock Splitters


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Rock Splitters

Rock Splitters - Preparation

To work as a rock splitter, you typically need to:

  • complete short-term, on-the-job training.

Education after high school

Rock splitter jobs tend to be entry-level jobs that require little or no previous work experience. However, many employers prefer that you have a high school diploma or equivalent.

On-the-job training

Rock splitters usually receive training on the job from an experienced worker. During training, you learn to inspect rock and use hand and power tools. The length of training depends on the type of rock you work on. Training may last up to one month.

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.