Barley Steeper

Tend steeping tanks that saturate barleys with water for germination.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Barley Steepers do?

Tends steeping tank that saturates barley with water preparatory to germination: Moves lever to open slide gate of weighing tank. Dumps barley into tank and weighs out specified amount. Turns handle to open and load barley into steeping tank. Turns water and air valves to fill steeping tank with water, remove chaff, and aerate barley. Reads and copies water and air temperature data to maintain record of steeping cycle. Drains and refills tank during cycle. Turns handles to open steeping tank and dumps steeped barley onto conveyor. May tend equipment to germinate barley [GERMINATION WORKER 522.585-014].

Should I be a Barley Steeper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Steeper

    How to become a Barley Steeper

    Most Barley Steepers 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:9gibaa&chl=no+college+%2879%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29|associate%27s+%2811%25%29|bachelor%27s+%282%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,79,79
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