Storage Battery Inspector and Tester

Inspect and test storage batteries in process of manufacture.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Storage Battery Inspector and Testers do?

Inspects and tests storage batteries in process of manufacture or before shipment to verify conformity with mechanical, chemical, and electrical specifications, using specified and standardized tests, procedures, and equipment and applying knowledge of battery performance, specifications, manufacture, and construction: Disassembles batteries following specified procedures. Examines battery for defects and measures battery to determine if specifications are met, using such instruments as gauges and scales. Tests specific gravity of battery acid, using hydrometer and thermometer. Places battery in water tank or refrigerator to control temperature and test electrical capacity of battery. Attaches leads to meters and equipment to charge or discharge battery as specified to determine amperage delivered at given rate. Records inspection and test results, compares results with specifications, and writes reports used in correcting manufacturing defects or developing new products. May test and disassemble returned batteries to determine cause of failure.


Should I be a Storage Battery Inspector and Tester?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Storage Battery Inspector

    How to Become a
    Storage Battery Inspector and Tester

    Most Storage Battery Inspector and 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. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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