Tank Setter

Erect metal tanks used to store crude oil at oil fields.

What does a Tank Setter do?

Erects metal tanks used to store crude oil at oil fields, utilizing knowledge of overall construction techniques and using handtools: Directs helpers in grading area for tank base. Verifies grade, using spirit level. Bolts tank sections together and inserts felt or asbestos sealing strips between joints to assemble and erect tank bottoms, sides, and covers, using wrenches. Bolts attachments, such as ladders, pipe flanges, gauges, and valves, to tank, using wrenches. Directs helpers in erection of scaffolds and assembly of tank sections. May erect wooden tanks [TANK ERECTOR].