The Port of San Francisco is an enterprise agency of the City and County of San Francisco and is governed by a Commission of five members appointed by the Mayor. The Commission is responsible for overseeing a broad range of waterfront commercial, maritime, and public access facilities that are held in public trust for the people of California. The Port’s jurisdiction covers approximately 7.5 miles of waterfront land from Pier 98, near Hunter’s Point in the southern part of San Francisco, to Fisherman’s Wharf in the northern part of the City. The Port’s diverse business portfolio includes over 550 ground, commercial, retail, office, industrial and maritime industrial leases including cargo shipping, ship repair, excursion boats, ferry boats, fishing and fish processing/distribution, tourism, filming, harbor services, and cruise-shipping.
Piledriver Engine Operator (9331)
Under the direction and supervision of the Piledriver Supervisor, the Piledriver Engine Operator operates and maintains barge mounted and mobile land based cranes that support piledriving operations. This position may work independently or as part of a piledriving crew. As a member of a piledriving crew may perform a variety of work in the repair and construction of piers, wharves and related substructures and may be required to participate in placing, driving and capping pile, laying stringers and decking, framing timbers, demolition and removal of decayed or damaged structural or non-structural members.
This position also performs preventive and corrective maintenance of cranes and piledriving equipment; fuels cranes; conducts pre and post operational checks of the entire crane system; participates in the inspection and certification of cranes and auxiliary equipment; and other related duties as required. The nature of the work may require operating cranes under adverse weather conditions.
- Three (3) years certified crane operator experience on barge mounted and mobile land base cranes used for piledriving; AND
- Possession of National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) certificates including the following designations as required by CalOSHA: (a.) LBT -Lattice Boom Truck Cranes, (b.) LBC - Lattice Boom Crawler Cranes, (c.) TSS - Small Telescopic Boom Cranes (less than 17.5 ton) and (d.) TLL - Large Telescopic Boom Cranes (more than 17.5 ton); AND
- Possession of valid California Class B commercial driver's license (to be presented at time of employment). Applicants selected for employment must be insurable and maintain insurability under the department’s automobile liability insurance policy.
In addition to competitive salaries, the Port of San Francisco offers flexible benefit plans with pre-tax elections that include:
»» Medical and dental insurance;
»» Vision care plan;
»» Flexible spending account;
»» Retirement plan;
»» Deferred compensation plan;
»» Long-term disability plan;
»» Management Training Fund;
»» 11 paid holidays per year;
»» Floating holidays;
»» 10 to 20 vacation days per year depending on years of service;
»» 5 days of paid executive leave per year;
»» Up to 100 hours paid administrative leave per year;
»» 13 sick leave days per year; and
»» Credit Union.
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