Construct canal locks


Install lock systems in sections of canals for the raising and lowering of vessels from one level to another. These are used for their passage over canals as well as for the control of the water level.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Construct canal locks is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Waterway construction labourer: Waterway maintenance labourers maintain canals, dams and other waterway structures such as coastal or inland water plants. They are responsible for the construction of breakwaters, canals, dikes and embankments as well as other works in and around water.

Optional skill

Construct canal locks is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Underwater construction supervisor: Underwater construction supervisors monitor underwater construction projects such as tunnels, canal locks and bridge pillars. They guide and instruct construction commercial divers and make sure they adhere to safety regulations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022