Bridge and Lock Tenders:

Operate and tend bridges, canal locks, and lighthouses to permit marine passage on inland waterways, near shores, and at danger points in waterway passages. May supervise such operations. Includes drawbridge operators, lock operators, and slip bridge operators.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $50,100.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 46
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Work Ethic
Organization
Professionalism
Problem-solving
Integrity

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor traffic conditions or signals
Observe vehicular or pedestrian traffic
Monitor vehicle movement or location
Monitor equipment or instrument gauges and displays
Ensure compliance with polices or regulations
Observe weather conditions

Handling and Moving Objects

Direct human or vehicle traffic
Control equipment that regulates vehicle traffic
Handle boat or ship tie-off lines
Secure watercraft to docks, wharves or other vessels
Connect electrical components or equipment

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards
Inspect transportation or shipping related machinery or equipment
Monitor surroundings to detect potential hazards
Perform transportation or shipping related safety inspection
Report vehicle or equipment malfunctions

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