is at its peak. as kpix5's don ford reports the construction companies are getting stretched to their limits. >> reporter: the bay area and san francisco in particular is in a building boom. the skyline is crammed with cranes. casey kayson is an assistant project manager for cahill construction. he says qualified crane operators are in demand. >> we even search internationally sometimes for these power crane operators when we are shorthanded. >> reporter: it's not just the specialized crane operators working, there's a big demand for all the other jobs too. >> they get the local hires and people from the neighborhood to get in there. >> reporter: carpenters, plumbers, electricians, equipment operators of all kinds all needed says michael theriot. >> wages are good. >> reporter: but michael is worried about the government derailing the good times. >> it's a good question how long this is going to last. certainly we worry about events in washington and what they could do to the economy.
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