5304 Materials Testing Aide
Building Design & Construction (BDC)
|Specialty||Material Testing Lab (MTL)|
|Department||San Francisco Public Works|
|Date Opened||5/17/2018 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||5/24/2018 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$30.85 - $37.49/hour; $5,347.00 - $6,498.00/month; $64,168.00 - $77,974.00/year|
|Job Type||Permanent Exempt|
San Francisco Public Works is seeking to fill a permanent exempt, category 18 position. The position is excluded by the Charter from competitive civil service examination process. The successful candidate shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer.
San Francisco Public Works contributes to making San Francisco a beautiful, livable, vibrant, safe and sustainable city, enhancing the quality of life in San Francisco by providing outstanding public service. It designs, builds, operates, maintains, cleans, greens, and improves the City's infrastructure, public rights of way and facilities with skill, pride, and responsiveness in partnership with the community. Public Works has about 1,400 employees, an annual budget of $259.4 million, and manages or provides consulting services to a $4.8 billion portfolio of City and County building and infrastructure capital improvement projects.
BDC is seeking an exempt 5304 Material Testing Aide
The materials testing aide performs material testing of a variety of construction materials in the field or in the laboratory; uses a variety of sophisticated materials testing equipment; collects samples of materials to be tested and performs related duties as required.
Supervision Exercised / Received
Under general supervision from the field or lab supervisor, performs lab or field tests such as:
- concrete sampling and compressive strength of concrete.
- field moisture density testing of soils and aggregates.
- sampling of construction materials.
· Ensures that all samples received are identified and tested in accordance with standards and established procedures.
· Perform field tests as scheduled and reports unusual conditions to supervisor.
· Maintains test equipment in good condition.
· Reports all test results to supervisor.
· Calculate test results.
Education: High school diploma
Experience: No prior experience required.
Certification: Current California Drivers License
• ACI Field Certification(s)
• ACI Laboratory Certification(s)
• Nuclear Gauge Safety Certification
• Ability to lift up to 70 lbs. Able to work for extended periods on uneven ground and in inclement weather.
How To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following in addition to the CCSF online application by the deadline date:
- Cover letter
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
- Select the desired job announcement: PEX-5304-086465
- Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
- Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
- Follow instructions on the screen
Documentation may be submitted by:Uploading the documents through JobAps
Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.
Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility or disqualification .
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the analyst, Nina Galdamez, by telephone at (415) 554-6051, or by email at Nina.Galdamez@sfgov.org
Applications will be reviewed for relevant qualifying education and experience. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the department will be invited to participate in the interview process.
Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the selection process. Qualified applicants who are selected for an interview will be notified of the exact date, time, and place of the interview.
As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:
- Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
- Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.
If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
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Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.
Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.
Right to Work:
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.