U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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53-6011 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.
Illustrative examples: Lock and Dam Operator,
Broad Occupation: 53-6010 Bridge and Lock Tenders
Minor Group: 53-6000 Other Transportation Workers
Major Group: 53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010