Temporary Bridge Painter

Temporary Bridge Painter

Job category: Other

Job Type: Temporary

San Francisco, California

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Job Description:

Position Summary

Note: This position is reposted. Applicants who have already applied do NOT reapply. All applications will be considered for this position.

Under supervision of Chief Bridge Painter, perform painting and associated work on the Bridge and other District facilities as required.

1. GGBHTD Employment Application
2. DMV K4 Report – DMV K4 report (driving record) must come from any DMV office (not printed at home). A complete DMV K4 report has the word ***END*** in capital letters at the end of the report. DMV K4 should be dated within 30 days from the date of job posting.

Internal Applicants: Regular full-time employees who are part of the Pull Notice Program, the Human Resources Department will request for your DMV report. 

Note: This temporary position is not eligible for benefits.


Essential Responsibilities


  • Paints with airless and conventional spray equipment, brushes and rollers
  • Facilitates abrasive blasting
  • Sprays zinc coatings and various topcoats
  • Rigs paint scaffolds
  • Responsible for caring and maintenance of paint equipment
  • Maintains a consistently high level of safety in work conditions
  • Responsible for cleaning and housekeeping in assigned work area
  • Knows and follows the safety and health rules and safe working practices applicable to his or her job.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with District employees, customers, vendors and all others contacted during the course of work using principles of excellent customer service.
  • Performs additional related duties as assigned
  • Regular and reliable attendance and performance is required


Minimum Qualifications


Education and/or Experience:

  • Journey-level status with five years’ experience in structural steel painting, including rigging of scaffolds, abrasive blasting and painting with spray equipment.
  • Completion of a Painter Apprenticeship program desirable.
  • Bridge painting experience preferred.


Required License: 

– Must possess and maintain a current, valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
– No reckless driving and DUI infractions within the last 7 years.

– No more than 2 moving violations within the last 3 years. May operate District vehicles.


Physical Requirement:  

Work outside in cold and other inclement weather. Work comfortably at considerable heights and on suspended scaffolds. Ability to stand for long periods. Ability to work comfortably while wearing cartridge-type respirator. Requires maintaining physical condition necessary for standing/walking; sitting; lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds; pushing/pulling; climbing/balancing; bending/twisting; and kneeling/crouching.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Knowledge of:

  • Occupational health and safety rules and working practices applicable to this position.
  • Work methods including rigging, paint application, paint equipment and tools, and abrasive  blasting


Ability to: 

  • Carry out work assignments with minimum supervision
  • Work effectively and professionally with District employees and all others encountered in the course of work

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