Port of Oakland

We the Port of Oakland invest our resources in quality facilities and services for our airport, real estate, and seaport tenants and customers, so that through their activities we create economic vitality, jobs and waterfront enjoyment for Oakland and the region while generating earnings to reinvest in our activities.

The Port of Oakland headquarters is located at 530 Water Street, Oakland, California 94607. The Port of Oakland occupies 19 miles of waterfront on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay, with 665 acres devoted to maritime activities and another 3,000 acres devoted to aviation activities.




2 job(s) at Port of Oakland

Port of Oakland Oakland, California, United States
Feb 26, 2020
Full Time
*** All completed applications for this position must be submitted online no later than 5:00 pm, on the closing date of the recruitment.   PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED .  Please follow all submission instructions to ensure your application is complete.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of online applications, therefore, it is important for online applications to be completed fully.  Late applications will not be accepted beyond the closing time and date for any reason, including any technical issues, such as system, browser, or computer failures, etc. *** CLASS DEFINITION Under direction, the incumbent is responsible for supervising and working with a staff of skilled and semi-skilled workers engaged in construction and maintenance work related to the installation, servicing, maintenance and repair of electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems, equipment and facilities.   Performs other duties as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a working foreman position responsible for supervising and working with a staff of skilled and semi-skilled workers.  Foremen are expected to handle many minor problems independently and supervision is available for more difficult problems or problems of major consequence. This class is distinguished from the Utilities Supervisor in that the latter supervises a full utilities section, which includes several crews, while the Foreman supervises a crew of technical and support staff. Examples of Duties: Any one position may not include all the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed. Incumbent may perform other related duties at the equivalent level. Supervises and participates with others in the installation, servicing, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems. Repairs high and low voltage distribution systems and equipment; services equipment including watt-hour metering for high and low voltage and high low current installations. Checks building lighting, power wiring, and equipment including motors, pumps, heating controls, signaling systems, and elevators. Checks street lighting systems equipment and airport runway and taxiway lighting systems and equipment. Repairs public address systems and mobile radios. Conducts high potential testing of cable and makes out testing reports. Supervises and participates with others in the installation, servicing, maintenance and repair of plumbing systems, including plumbing systems and equipment within buildings, domestic hot water systems and equipment, fire protection sprinkler systems, fire hydrants, hoses, and fire extinguishers, sewage lift stations, and underground water distribution systems. Supervises and participates with others in the installation, servicing, maintenance and repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, including steam boilers, hot water heating boilers, gas furnaces, unit heaters, etc., heating systems and equipment including steam radiators, hot water radiators, hot and cold air, double duct, etc., refrigeration equipment for air conditioning systems and cold storage and related control systems for all of the above. Prepares time cards, sick reports, and accident reports. Prepares performance evaluations on subordinate employees. Prepares memorandum-type reports to Utilities Supervisor. Uses a variety of hand tools, including power tools; uses pick and shovel when necessary; uses pneumatic pavement breakers and rotary drills. Works at heights, normally with the use of a ladder truck or a bucket truck. Estimates from construction plans, field sketches and inventory reports; requisitions materials, field surveys, and tests for proposed work. Works closely with tenants relative to services involved with the installation, servicing, maintenance and repair of electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems and facilities, etc. Performs other duties as required. Minimum Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE This position requires a combination of education and experience reflecting possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. A typical combination would include graduation from high school PLUS four years recent, successful experience as a journey electrician, plumber, electrical inspector, plumbing inspector, mechanical inspector, electrical & mechanical inspector or equipment systems engineer.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES To perform the typical tasks and duties of the position successfully, the knowledge, skills and/or abilities listed below are required. Knowledge of: Electrical systems, plumbing systems and heating ventilating and air conditioning systems. Installation, maintenance and repair of such systems. Cable splicing, including testing high voltage systems ranging to 12,000 volts. Plumbing systems, including underground water piping systems and proper protection methods used to safeguard drinking water after water leak repairs. National, state, city, P.G.&E and Oakland Fire Department codes, rules and regulations as related to electrical, plumbing, mechanical work, etc. Health department requirements pertaining to plumbing work. Hazards, safety precautions, and first aid practices. Basic principles and practices of supervision. Ability to: Make estimates of labor and materials and in keeping records and preparing reports. Understand and carry out written and oral directions. Organize and direct the work of others. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties and to work as a team. Utilize a personal computer as well as spreadsheet, word processing and other related software. THE SELECTION PROCESS   Stage I: Application and Supplemental Questionnaire Evaluation (Pass/Fail)  - The first stage in the selection process will consist of an application and supplemental questionnaire appraisal review (pass/fail).  Applications submitted without the completed supplemental questionnaire will be deemed incomplete and not given further consideration. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement to the next stage.  Only the most suitably qualified candidates will be invited to Stage II.   Stage II: Written Examination (Pass/Fail)  - The second stage of the selection process may consist of a written exam consisting of job-related exercises designed to assess technical knowledge and written communication. Candidates must achieve a passing score in order to progress to the next Stage.   Stage III: Assessment Examination (Weighted 100%)  - The third stage of the selection process will consist of an oral panel interview designed to assess technical knowledge and any additional other KSAs.    Candidates must achieve a scale score of 70 or more on this examination to be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration . The Port of Oakland reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity.   ADVISORIES   Immigration and Reform Control Act:   In compliance with the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, the Port of Oakland will only hire individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States.  Social Security card must be presented, and the name on it must match the name on the application.   Americans with Disabilities (ADA):   In compliance with State and Federal Laws, the Port of Oakland will employ and promote qualified individuals without regard to disability.  The Port is committed to making reasonable accommodations in the examination process and in the work environment.  Individuals invited to advance in the examination process will be provided the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.     The Port of Oakland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Additional Requirements: Must possess a valid California Class C driver's license at the time and for the duration of appointment. Incumbents in this classification may be assigned either to the Airport or Harbor work location.  In order to comply with the security requirements of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for incumbents assigned to the airport and U.S. Customs for individuals who have unescorted access to secured areas of the harbor, each incumbent is required to successfully complete a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background check, which will include a fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) and a Security Threat Assessment (STA), prior to being considered for this position. In addition, the incumbent assigned to the airport may be required to complete and pass a U.S. Customs Airport Security Program Check (19CFR122.182).  This status must be maintained for the duration of employment at the Airport.   The Department of Homeland security requires all employees who must have unescorted access to regulated marine terminal facilities to be in possession of a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).  Incumbents in this classification are also required to possess an FAA "Green" Badge.  Employees will need to undergo a background check before being issued a TWIC card and FAA "Green" Badge. This status must be maintained for the duration of employment at the Port in this classification.   Must be available for on-call duty as required by emergency situations or as required for uninterrupted operations. Closing Date/Time: Fri. 03/27/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Port of Oakland Oakland, California, United States
Jan 22, 2020
The 2020 Summer Internship Program will run from Monday, June 15, 2020 through Friday, August 14, 2020 . We are looking for ambitious, creative, and outgoing undergraduate college students to join us for this exciting paid summer internship opportunity. We are offering internship opportunities in a variety of fields: Audit, Aviation, Communications, Community Relations, Contract Compliance, Engineering, Environmental Programs & Planning, Governmental Affairs, Human Resources, Information Technology, Maritime, Planning & Development, and Social Responsibility. Applications are due by Friday, February 28, 2020 by 5 p.m. PST. Please have your resume, unofficial college transcript and personal statement ready to send when you apply.  ***** You may only submit one application.***** For more information on the internship opportunities please click below.             https://www.portofoakland.com/business/job-center/internships/ To apply for an internship opportunity click below. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdgYIz6jXUiNuiim1XfOwDRXb_bc-A3VEnSST06ACIFOmMnAA/viewform Minimum Qualifications: Please review all the minimum qualifications before applying. Please make sure that you meet all requirements. 1. Residence Reside in the San Francisco Bay Area during the internship period. SF/Bay Area includes these nine counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma.  Preference will be given to residents of Alameda and Contra Costa counties. 2.   E ducation Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be currently enrolled in and attending college.  Those who have graduated from college within six months prior to the start of the program are also eligible to apply.  All applicants must meet a minimum GPA of 2.75. Copies of college transcripts dated within the last term are required. Information for where to send your transcript is included in the online application. 3. Personal Statement Applicants must send a personal statement containing a maximum of 500 words.  Please include information about your connection to the Bay Area and how an internship with the Port of Oakland would support your career goals.  Information for where to send your personal statement is included in the online application. 3. Two References Contact information for two references must be included in your application.  One reference must be for a school counselor, official or advisor that you know. 4. Resume Please send a resume with your online application.  Applicants who do not send a resume will not be considered.  Information for where to send your resume is included in the online application. Additional Requirements: Selection Process Applicants will be allowed to select up to three (3) internship offerings. All applicants that meet the eligibility requirements will be offered an interview with one of their top three choices , based on the selection by the Summer Internship Program Committee's review of the most qualified applicants. If you are selected to interview with one of your alternate choices and decide you are not interested, you are welcome to discontinue the process of applying for a summer college internship opportunity with the Port of Oakland. Please note that the most qualified applicants will only be scheduled for one interview.  The final selection of interns is based on a thorough review of the applications and the interview results.  Not all applicants will be offered an internship. Hiring of interns is also subject to verification that students do not have prior membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CALPERS). Program Operations Selected interns are expected to commit to the entire nine (9) week internship period from   Monday, June 15, 2020 through Friday, August 14, 2020 .  Consideration will be given to students who need to return to school early on a case-by-case basis. Locations Port of Oakland Main Office 530 Water Street Oakland, CA 94607 Oakland International Airport 1 Airport Drive Oakland, CA 94621 Aviation Facilities 8500 Earhart Road Oakland, CA 94621 Schedule Interns may work up to 25 hours per week within normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Interns may adjust their schedules with their supervisors. Compensation  The program pay rate is $20 per hour.  Sick leave and holidays, such as Independence Day, are not paid. Closing Date/Time: Fri. 02/28/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time