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Bridge and Lock Tenders


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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 tenders and operators, and slip bridge operators.

Other titles in this work field include:

  • assistant, dam tender
  • bridge leverman
  • bridge opener
  • bridge operator
  • bridge operator, slip
  • bridge tender
  • bridgeman
  • crossing tender
  • crossing watchman
  • dam attendant
  • dam operator
  • dam tender
  • draw operator
  • drawbridge operator
  • drawbridge tender
  • gate attendant
  • lighthouse keeper
  • lock keeper
  • lock master
  • lock operator
  • lock tender
  • lock tender, chief operator
  • lockman
  • marine tower operator
  • station gateman
  • tender
  • tender, locks



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