Acid Filler

Fill storage battery cells with solutions of specified concentration.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Acid Fillers do?

Fills storage battery cells with sulfuric acid solutions of specified concentration preparatory to forming and charging: Arranges batteries in groups on tables or trucks according to specified acid concentration. Holds spouts of hoses on gravity flow or siphon-type fillers over battery vents. Adjusts valves manually or pushes pedal to control flow of acid to cells. Fits rubber gaskets on multiple filler head of vacuum filling machine to set level of fill. Positions filler head on battery vents and adjusts controls to start vacuum action and fill cells. May mix acid and water and adjust solution to prescribed specific gravity. May bring acid in insufficiently filled batteries to specified level and be designated Acid Leveler.

Should I be an Acid Filler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Acid Leveler

    How to become an Acid Filler

    Most Acid Fillers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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