Bridge Operator

NJ Transit, New Jersey, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
Job Description :

Forbes List of Americas Best Employers 2018

Move forward with us! At NJ TRANSIT, you’ll join us in transforming the third-largest transportation agency in North America. We are committed to delivering safe, reliable service that gets our customers to their destinations on time—and we’re looking to hire talented folks with a love of learning to make it all possible.

Job Summary:

Bridge operators maintain and inspect bridge equipment, direct marine traffic, and operate the movable bridge as needed.

Duties &amp Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Bridge Operators, under direct supervision, assist in the operation, care and maintenance of a movable bridge.

Operate movable railroad bridge

  • Assist other Bridge Operators by signaling to open and close the bridge at the approach and the passing of vessels
  • Report any malfunctions and/or obstructions that would hamper bridge operation
  • Inspect bridge and bridge approaches and report to the supervisor unusual incidents or newly found defects in the bridge structure
  • Sweep and clean bridge houses and engine rooms
  • Filling out daily bridge logs / reports
  • Communicate with on-coming marine traffic and dispatchers, and other departments
  • May have to drive a motor vehicle to and from various bridges to perform assigned work
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Clean and valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good communication skills are essential

This is a Unionized position.

Rate of pay:

The pay rates may be tiered based on years and types of experience and are non-negotiable. The 100% tiered rate is $29.15/hour.


  • Advancement Opportunities and Wage Progression
  • Comprehensive Family Health Insurance – Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Leave and Paid Time Off (personal, sick, and vacation days)
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(a) Retirement Plan with % match and 457-Deferred Savings Plan
  • U.S. Railroad Retirement Benefits (RRB)

At NJ Transit we support and depend upon the diversity of our staff. NJ TRANSIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Last Date For Apply: 2022-07-24 12:07:48 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : PermanentExpired