JUDICIAL COUNCIL OF CALIFORNIA
455 Golden Gate Avenue San Francisco, California 94102
415-865-4272 Telecommunications Device for the Deaf Web site: http://www.courts.ca.gov/careers
LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO/SACRAMENTO
JOB OPENING #: 5493
The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Engineer for the Facilities Services office.
Under the direct supervision of the Facilities Supervisor for the Quality Assurance unit, the Fire Protection Engineer is a code and subject matter expert in fire and life safety. This position performs analytical and scientific work to ensure compliance with building code and other statutory requirements; identifies and evaluates conditions of existing fire and life safety systems for compliance with appropriate codes and standards; develops and implements an effective fire and life safety program for Judicial Council of California (JCC) owned and managed court facilities; works with individual counties to develop and implement an effective fire and life safety program in county owned and managed court buildings; formulates and recommends measures to eliminate or control fire hazards; promotes programs for the prevention of fire hazards; performs on-site work to confirm code compliance; provides training to internal staff and user groups; reviews plan for new and existing courthouse projects; performs related work as assigned.
The Fire Protection Engineer will work directly with regulatory agencies such as the Office of the State Fire Marshall (OSFM), Division of the State Architect (DSA), Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC), Division of Occupational Health and Safety (Cal/OSHA), and local city and county Departments of Public Works (DPW) to explain the Judicial Council’s approach to code compliance in designs for new capital projects, facility modification projects, and correction of fire and life safety code violations in exising court facilities. The professional engineer (PE) license is required to provide credible authority as the incumbent negotiates with the regulatory agencies and to validate the Fire Protection Engineer’s decisions that may affect the safety and security of court facility occupants.
May directly oversee subcontractors or actually perform any phase renovation/construction project management and “as built” evaluatioins to assure compliance with plans, specifications, regulations, and applicable standards.
The Judicial Council strives for work-life balance and includes substantial vacation and holiday time. In addition, we offer an excellent benefits package including pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending, $130 monthly stipend towards public transit commuting costs, and retirement savings plans. In San Francisco, the office is only a 7-minute walk from the Civic Center BART station in downtown San Francisco. In Sacramento, the office is located minutes from downtown, just north of Discovery Park.
The successful candidate will be expected to work in the San Francisco or Sacramento office with a hybrid (in-office/remote) work schedule for 2022.
Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, energy management, or building science, or a directly related field, and three (3) years of experience in area of assignment. 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.
Professional Engineer; Desirable Fire Protection Valid driver’s license as assigned.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 5:00 P.M. on May 7, 2022. This position requires the submission of our official application, a resume and a response to the supplemental questions.
To complete an online application, go to job opening #5493 at https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm
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.
$7,090.00 - $10,635.00 per month
(Starting salary will be $7,090.00 per month)
Some highlights of our benefits package include:
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