Tank Assembler

Assemble boards, staves, and rods to form tanks.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tank Assemblers do?

Assembles boards, staves, and rods to form tanks: Arranges boards in shape of bottom and marks identification on each board to facilitate assembling. Marks location of dowel holes in boards or staves and drills holes. Drives croze of staves on bottoms with hammer until tank is completed. Places and tightens washers, rods, and nuts on rectangular tanks to make boards secure. Inspects tank for quality, smoothing uneven joints with drawknife. Marks identification on staves and disassembles tanks to prepare them for shipment. May place metal hoops around staves to withstand pressure. May be designated according to shape or section of tank assembled as Circular-Tank Cooper; Rectangular-Tank Cooper; Tank-Bottom Assembler; Tank-Stave Assembler.

Should I be a Tank Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • 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: Air-Tank Assembler, Tank-Bottom Assembler, Tank-Stave Assembler, Tasseler

    How to become a Tank Assembler

    Tank Assemblers 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 Tank Assembler-related education!
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