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lock·keep·er

 (lŏk′kē′pər)
n.
One who is in charge of a lock on a waterway. Also called lockmaster.

lockkeeper

(ˈlɒkˌkiːpə)
n
(Professions) a person who is responsible for maintaining a lock on a canal
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Noun1.lockkeeper - a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal)
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
References in classic literature ?
That and to get a writing to be fust-hand Lock Keeper.
Those wishing to take up the job of volunteer lock keeper will be fully trained by the Trust and adults of all ages are encouraged to apply.
Volunteer lock keeper Ian Kelshaw, 66, begins fishing up discarded coffee cups, crisp packets and sometimes needles from the Rochdale Canal, while the other two keepers operate the lock gates.
The Canal & River Trust, the charity that looks after 2,000 miles of waterways nationwide, is calling on people across the county to support the region's canals by becoming a volunteer lock keeper.
The lock keeper is needed for the Grade I listed Stanley Lock Flight on the Leeds Liverpool Canal.
The golden rules are to approach the lock slowly, take a firm hold of the ropes as your boat sinks or rises, then finally, smile and wave at the lock keeper.
Throughout France and on some wider canals elsewhere, a lock keeper directs the procedure.
A CHARITY is searching for new volunteers to take-up one of the most iconic roles on the West Midlands' historic waterways - the lock keeper.
John had some excellent slides, and there was even a retired lock keeper in the audience.
THE Canal & River Trust, the new charity which cares for 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales, is calling on Midlanders to get involved in a unique opportunity that will see them carry out an iconic role along their local canal - as a volunteer lock keeper.
The visitors'response was to bring out two brilliant saves by Lock keeper Ian Wilson.
Tenders are invited for the contractor shall design and provide a new safety compliant control system that converts the existing electro-hydraulic powered lock from the current lock keeper operation mode to a public user operation mode.