San Francisco International Airport

Electrical Line Helper

San Francisco International Airport - Posted 2 months ago
$87k-106k/year  + Equity


San Francisco, CA

Electronic Technician
Career Level
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
2k employees

Airport:  San Francisco Intl

Electronic Technician Job description

The City and County of San Francisco employ over 30,000 workers. With more than 60 departments, we can use your skills and abilities. When you work for the City, you choose purpose!

This selection process is being conducted in accordance with the 48th Supplement to Mayoral Proclamation Declaring the Existence of a Local Emergency Dated February 25, 2020, and temporary Civil Service Commission [CSC] Rule 111.17.

Compensation rate for this position is $86,892-$105,612 annually.

Role description

How to qualify

Position Description: 

Under supervision, performs semi-skilled line work in the maintenance, repair, and installation of communication and traffic and street lighting systems, transit power lines, and high voltage overhead and underground electrical transmission lines; and performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications for this Recruitment: 

A minimum of one year as a Category 18 exempt appointee in Class 7432 by December 15, 2022. Must be a currently exempt employee with the City and County of San Francisco with no break in service.

Underlying Minimum Qualifications: 

Education: Possession of a high school diploma or proof of successful completion of an equivalency test (G.E.D or California High School Proficiency Examination).

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time verifiable general electrical and mechanical work experience in maintenance/construction.


Possession and maintenance of, or the ability to obtain and maintain, a current valid California Class C driver's license.

Some positions allocated to this class require possession and maintenance of a current valid California Class B driver’s license.


Nature of work involves: extensive physical effort and dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, and body; continuous exposure to physical and working conditions where moderately serious injuries may be encountered; may work in and around switch stations and substations; work may include exposure to inclement weather conditions. This work requires the safe use and operation of pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.

What else should I know?

Verification:  Candidates being offered a permanent appointment will be required to submit verification of having met the underlying minimum qualifications [education and experience] at the time of appointment to the exempt position. Information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at

Failure to submit verification will result in disqualification from this selection process.

How to Apply:  Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit and begin the application process.

  • Select the “I’m Interested” button and follow instructions on the screen

Applicants may be contacted by email about this recruitment 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 and

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.

Selection Process:  Qualified applicants will be ranked on an eligible list according to the length of Cat 18 exempt City service and any other qualifying points such as promotive or Veteran’s Preference in accordance with CSC rules. Work history will be verified through City records which will be the final authority.

Eligible List/Score Report:  A confidential eligible list of qualifying candidates will be created and used for certification purposes only. A score report will be established, so applicants can view the ranks, final scores and number of eligible candidates. Applicant information, including names of applicants on the eligible list, shall not be made public unless required by law. However, an eligible list shall be made available for public inspection upon request once the eligible list is exhausted or expired and referrals resolved. The eligible list/score report resulting from this selection process is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission.

The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be 12 months.

For those candidates that do not have their qualifying 12 months at the time of eligible list posting, you will be placed under waiver on the eligible list and not available for appointment until you qualify. For example, if you were appointed to your Cat 18 position in November 2021, you would be under waiver until November 2022.

Certification Rule: The certification rule for this selection process will be the Rule of the List.

Terms of Announcement and Appeal Rights:

Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules, or regulations.

The terms of this announcement may be appealed under CSC Rule 110.4. Appeals concerning the provisions of an examination announcement must be received by the Human Resources Director within five (5) business days from the issuance date. The Human Resources Director shall rule on all appeals and shall notify appellants in writing of the decision. This decision is subject to appeal to the Commission as provided elsewhere in these Rules.

Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco: 

  • Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.

HR Analyst Information: If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Aarti Lata at

Recruitment ID: CBT-7432-E00058

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

The City and County of San Francisco encourage women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

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