Oakland is seeing strong demand for technicians' skills. Employers in the industry posted 82 new jobs over the past week, and 274 in the last month, ranking second among top job categories in the local area, according to ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace.
Local technicians also came in second in terms of local employers adding new jobs by occupation. In the past month, 72 companies listed open jobs for Oakland-based workers in the industry.
One of the top employers seeking local technicians is The John Stewart Company, "a full-service housing management, development and consulting organization that began in 1978 with a commitment to providing high-quality service in the affordable housing sector," according to one of the company's recently posted job openings.
Other top companies seeking local hires in the same category include Butterfly Effects and Triangle Services.