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Bridge Inspector Salary
in Maryland, United States

$38,878 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$599

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bridge Inspector is $38,878 a year and $19 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Bridge Inspector is between $29,465 and $46,670. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Bridge Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Inspects railroad bridges, trestles, culverts, and waterways to detect damage or wear and to ensure structures conform to safety regulations, building codes, and railroad engineering specifications: inspects waterways to determine need for cleaning, straightening, or enlargement.
  • Inspects masonry in tunnels, culverts, and waterways to detect cracks in concrete or signs of settlement.
  • Verifies alignment of bridge with road track, using levels and similar gauging instruments.
  • Observes installation of guardrails on bridges to ensure construction according to specifications.
  • Inspects fire protection equipment, such as fire alarms, sprinkler systems, and water barrels, on bridges and in tunnels.
  • Determines need for repainting structures to prevent rust or excessive weathering.
  • Measures clearance between bridges and roads to ensure sufficient clearance for passage of vehicles, in accordance with local building codes and specifications.
  • Inspects piles, posts, and timbers to determine if decayed, split, or crooked.
  • Strikes wooden supports with hammer and listens for sounds indicating decay.
  • Inspects bolts and rivets at joints of floor beams, stringers, and panel points to ensure they are securely fastened.
  • Inspects steel girders to detect buckling.
  • Inspects drainage systems to detect obstructions.
  • Inspects inside of tunnels to detect excessive vegetation growth.
  • Prepares reports of findings, noting location and type of structure, defect, and extent of damage.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$45,070
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Bridge Inspector Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Structural/Bridge Inspector
Dec 3
Silver Spring, MD, USA
Development Facilitators Inc. (DFI)
DFI has current openings for experienced bridge inspectors and construction workers looking to join the inspection field. The positions are with Maryland State Highway District 3 operating area which ...
Senior Structural Engineer, PE
Nov 11
Baltimore, MD, USA
Stepping Stone Recruiting,LLC
Active PE License * 7+ years in building/bridge design and inspection experience and the ability to update and check design work * 3+ years of supervisory experience with teams of 2 people or more
Manufacturing Specialist
Dec 5
Frederick, MD, USA
MedImmune
Keen to bridge the gap between science and patients? Turn research into reality? And forge a global ... Partners with Quality Assurance to manage quality records and inspection readiness * Primary ...
Audio/Visual and VTC Technician
Nov 2
Baltimore, MD, USA
Netorian
Support the installation, inspection, repair, operation and maintenance of all current A/V and VTC ... JOC Bridge, * VTC room, * Commanders Conference Room (CCR) or Situational Awareness Room (SAR
Manufacturing Specialist
Nov 4
Frederick, MD, USA
AstraZeneca
Keen to bridge the gap between science and patients? Turn research into reality? And forge a global ... Partners with Quality Assurance to manage quality records and inspection readiness * Primary ...
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