Tank Setter Helper

Assist Tank Setters in erecting metal tanks used to store crude oil.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tank Setter Helpers do?

Assists TANK SETTER in erecting metal tanks used to store crude oil, performing following tasks: Shovels and spreads dirt over designated area and pulls straightedge over surface to tank base. Brushes sealing compound on felt or asbestos strips used to seal tank joints. Bolts tank sections together to assemble tanks and inserts sealing strips in joints. Erects scaffolds. Carries tools and materials. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.

Should I be a Tank Setter Helper?

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: Tank-Builder Helper, Trim-Setter Helper, Upsetter Helper

    How to become a Tank Setter Helper

    Most Tank Setter Helpers 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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