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Bridge Tender

  • Location: Joliet, 60432
  • Salary: $40/hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 6 months ago

  • Expiration Date: 29 May 2049
  • Job Ref: 22290

Per Sé Group is hiring Bridge Tenders to work a contract assignment for one of our clients in Joliet, Illinois.  In this role, you will receive training and be responsible for operating bridges to ensure the safe passage of water traffic. 


  • Observe and receive signals from approaching vessels
  • Communicate with vessel operators using two-way radio and telephone
  • Operate automatic and semi-automatic equipment to open and close bridges
  • Record time, direction, and name of vessels passing through opening
  • Document and record preventive maintenance histories
  • Inspect drawbridge, track, passing railcars and auxiliary equipment for defects and debris

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience working in an industry that requires a strong focus on Safety
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Verbal comprehension (understand oral and written communications, both general and technical)

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