Test dielectric strength of porcelain insulators, using testing apparatus.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Insulator Testers do?
Tests dielectric strength of porcelain insulators, using testing apparatus: Fastens one hooked end of insulator to metal rod of testing set and connects other hook to grounded wire. Turns dial on test set to specified voltage. Presses button to produce voltage and observes meters on test set to verify dielectric strength of insulator. Discards defective insulators.
Should I be an Insulator Tester?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
Also known as:
Inductor Tester, Inner-Tube Tester
How to become an Insulator Tester
Most Insulator Testers 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.
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