Barrel Raiser

Assemble wooden barrel shells in raising stand.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Barrel Raisers do?

Assembles wooden barrel shells in raising stand. Places staves inside truss hoop and forming rings to form barrel shell. Loops cable of windlass around top of barrel and moves leg control to draw staves together. Slips truss ring on top of barrel shell and presses pedal to release cable. Removes shell from raising stand. May insert truss and forming rings in raising stand. May place barrels on heat tunnel conveyor.

Should I be a Barrel Raiser?

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

  • Also known as: Riser

    How to become a Barrel Raiser

    Barrel Raisers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Barrel Raiser-related education!
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