Treating Engineer Helper

Assist Treating Engineers in impregnating wood products.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Treating Engineer Helpers do?

Assists TREATING ENGINEER in impregnating wood products with preserving or fireproofing chemicals, performing any combination of following duties: Opens and closes retort door, using pneumatic wrench. Turns steam, vacuum- or hydraulic-pressure, or solution valves in response to signals. Tends pumps to transfer chemicals from railroad cars, trucks, or boat tankers into storage tanks. Drills test-bores in treated or untreated wood, using hand drill. Moves trams loaded with products in and out of retort. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.


Should I be a Treating Engineer Helper?

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

  • How to become a Treating Engineer Helper

    Most Treating Engineer 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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