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Bridge Worker Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$39,997 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$1,136

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bridge Worker is $39,997 a year and $19 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Bridge Worker is between $29,703 and $48,543. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Performs any combination of following duties to raise, place, and unite girders, columns, and other structural-steel members to form completed structures or structure frameworks, working as member of crew: sets up hoisting equipment for raising and placing structural-steel members.
  • Fastens steel members to cable of hoist, using chain, cable, or rope.
  • Signals worker operating hoisting equipment to lift and place steel member.
  • Guides member, using tab line (rope) or rides on member in order to guide it into position.
  • Pulls, pushes, or pries steel members into approximate position while member is supported by hoisting device.
  • Forces members into final position, using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks, and handtools.
  • Aligns rivet holes in member with corresponding holes in previously placed member by driving drift pins or handle of wrench through holes.
  • Verifies vertical and horizontal alignment of members, using plumb bob and level.
  • Bolts aligned members to keep them in position until they can be permanently riveted, bolted, or welded in place.
  • Catches hot rivets tossed by rivet heater in bucket and inserts rivets in holes, using tongs.
  • Bucks (holds) rivets while riveter, pneumatic uses airhammer to form heads on rivets.
  • Cuts and welds steel members to make alterations, using oxyacetylene welding equipment.
  • May specialize in erecting or repairing specific types of structures and be designated bridge-maintenance worker; chimney builder, reinforced concrete; scaffold builder, metal; structural-steel-equipment.
Bridge Worker Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Job family population: 74,420

Estimated population of Bridge Worker jobs: 17,426

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,367
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Bridge Worker Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

SIMON | Bridge Division Intern
Feb 11
North Platte, NE, USA
Simon
It is a way of working-the right way-that has stood the test of time, and allowed us to help shape ... bridge, highway, and utility construction. Simon has strong local ties backed by global resources ...
Rail Bridge Engineering Department Leader
Dec 6
Omaha, United States
Olsson
Job Description As a Rail Bridge Engineering Department Leader, you will be responsible for the ... Working collaboratively with others * Having ownership in the work you do * Using your talents to ...
SIMON | Manufacturing Intern - East Region
Feb 11
Scottsbluff, NE, USA
Simon
It is a way of working-the right way-that has stood the test of time, and allowed us to help shape ... bridge, highway, and utility construction. Simon has strong local ties backed by global resources ...
SIMON | Plant Operations Support Tech
Feb 11
Scottsbluff, NE, USA
Simon
It is a way of working-the right way-that has stood the test of time, and allowed us to help shape ... bridge, highway, and utility construction. Simon has strong local ties backed by global resources ...
EHS Manager
Nov 27
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Strobel Energy Group
Essential Duties and Responsibilities · Oversee the EHS practices to ensure WORKER HEALTH, SAFETY ... bridge expectations. · Maintain and develop safety culture among all employees. · Participate in ...
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