Construction Inspector - San Francisco or Sacramento


455 Golden Gate Avenue San Francisco, California 94102

415-865-4272 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf)






The Judicial Council of California is seeking a qualified candidate for a management position within the Facilities Services office. The Facilities Services office is responsible for managing capital outlay and ongoing operational needs for the state judiciary's real estate portfolio of approximately 450 court facilities encompassing 20 million square feet of space in 58 counties throughout California with an average service work order exceeding 70,000 annually.

The Principal Manager for Facility Operations is responsible for managing division personnel and programs within organization and policy confines while ensuring accomplishment of organizational and division goals and objectives. The Facility Operations unit is responsible for the management of operations and maintenance, and facility modifications, in all state-owned and managed court facilities throughout California. This position oversees the activities associated with the planned maintenance, and emergency repair associated with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, elevators, Fire-Life-Safety, roofs and other building systems.

The successful candidate will be expected to work in either the San Francisco or Sacramento office. Hybrid work schedules may be available in 2022.


  • Program management for the oversight of day-to-day maintenance, repair, and operation activities.

  • Plan, manage, review, and evaluate programs, policies, processes, and procedures related to the maintenance and operations and facility modifications of state-owned and managed court facilities throughout the state. Provide policy advice and recommendations to Deputy Director and Director.

  • Partner collaboratively across the division and the JCC in the development and implementation of statewide initiatives that control and guide the maintenance and operations and facility modification projects for all state-owned and managed court facilities throughout the state.

  • Provide oversight to audit of service provider’s work reviewing service work orders, and prepare reports for Performance Based compensation. Implement recommendations from the audits done by the regional supervisors.

  • Provide technical input to project architects/managers, planners, and various professionals on facility modifications, as needed. Review and advise on all project scopes, schedules, and budgets begin prepared for authorization.

  • Oversee preparation and review Budget Change Proposals.

  • Oversee & direct collection of significant data to measure service providers’ performance against contracts.

  • Work closely with delegated courts and support the operations through vendor support, contract and proposal reviews, an ensuring that standards codes, and compliance have been met.

  • Coordinate the development of annual budget projection for the Delegated Courts Program.

  • Provide subject matter expertise for Managers directly reporting to the PMI for complex maintenance and operations items.

  • Provide direction to the regional staff to ensure consistency between similar contracts.

  • Manage and oversee Key Performance Indicators for all service providers.

  • Manage all aspects of environmental projects related to regulatory, environmental, and health & safety compliance.

  • Oversee compliance audits performed by the FMA’s at industrial & commercial facilities.

  • Manage all aspects of projects including budget, estimating, scheduling, field activities, data interpretation, and client interaction.

  • Participate in the selection of private consulting firms, contract negotiation and reviews.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree, and six (6) years of professional analytical or managerial experience in assigned function including, but not limited to, program analysis, development, implementation, research, and advising, including at least three (3) years of supervisory/management experience. An additional four years of professional experience as noted above may substitute for the bachelor’s degree. Or, additional directly related experience and/or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.


Master’s degree in a directly related field for the assigned discipline, and three (3) years of professional-level analytical or managerial experience in assigned function including, but not limited to, program analysis, development, implementation, research, and advising, including at least three (3) years of supervisory/management experience.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • 8 years of professional level analytical or managerial experience;

  • 5 years of supervisory experience;

  • Knowledge of building systems, maintenance and repair principles;

  • Knowledge of sustainability principles; and

  • Knowledge of customer service principles.


As a condition of employment, employees hired on or after January 10, 2022, must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. Proof of vaccination, if submitted, must be received before the start date. If you have questions about these requirements, you may confidentially submit them to Human Resources at

Additionally, if you are selected for hire, verification of employment eligibility or authorization to work in the United States will be required.


To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by Monday,February 28, 2022. This position requires the submission of our official application, a resume and response to the supplemental questions.

To complete an online application, please visit and search for Job ID number 5505.

The Judicial Council provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities who request such accommodation. Reasonable accommodation needs should be requested through Human Resources at (415) 865-4260. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (415) 865-4272.


Salary Range:

$9,352 - $14,029 per month

Some highlights of our benefits package include:

  • Health/Dental/Vision benefits program

  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year

  • Choice of Annual Leave or Sick/Vacation Leave

  • 1 personal holiday per year

  • $130 transit pass subsidy per month

  • CalPERS Retirement Plan

  • 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance

  • FlexElect Program

  • Pretax Parking

  • Long Term Disability Program (employee paid/optional)

  • Group Legal Plan (employee paid/optional)

The Judicial Council of California Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Supplemental Questions

To better assess the qualifications of each applicant, please provide a response to the following questions. Please indicate for which employer you performed these functions. Your answers should not exceed a total of three pages:

  1. Discuss any specific experience you have in the facilities management, maintenance, or construction fields.

  2. Briefly describe any experience you may have with contracts for construction, architectural and engineering services, facilities maintenance agreements, consulting services, or other contracts that call for the delivery of complex services. Describe the size of project in dollars, what the project was about, and your role developing such contracts. One example will suffice.

  3. Describe your experience in monitoring a budget and your level of responsibility in the budget process.

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