Vice President, Maintenance ($169,000 - $251,900)

Date:  May 18, 2023
Property:  131 THEORY (2146)

Irvine, CA, 92617

Division:  Apartments - Corporate (Apt Corp)
Req ID:  41917

Position Summary:

The Vice President of Maintenance is part of the Maintenance Services Corporate team and is responsible for (1) supporting on-site maintenance operations, (2) ensuring properties are maintained to Irvine Company standards, (3) ownership of maintenance capital projects and (4) lead all energy management initiatives.

Job Duties:

  • Leadership of maintenance of ICAC properties
    • Ensure communities are clean, safe, and functional by driving operational strategy and actions
    • Partner with Community Management on routine maintenance needs, standards, and expenses
    • Collaborate with Design team to ensure proper basis of design, and alignment on standards
    • Partner with New Development on maintenance requirements post new construction
    • Cross-Divisional leadership on key maintenance committees (FLS, Lighting, Janitorial, etc.)
    • Drive innovative solutions to improve efficiency, control quality, or manage expenses
  • Lead team of Maintenance Directors that support on-site Maintenance operations
    • Influence, guide, and support Maintenance associates (600+) to foster their growth potential
    • Drive maintenance policies, standards, and processes to ensure efficiency and quality service
    • Oversee vendor management of key vendors, handle escalations, and ensure consistent service
    • Manage property maintenance inspection program to ensure properties are well maintained
  • Responsible for Apartment Operations operating capital
    • Oversee team that plans and executes maintenance capital projects for the Division
    • Lead asset preservation strategies and building condition maintenance plans
    • Drive planning around useful life and proper function for MEP and building exterior
    • Accountable for building annual plan, and 10yr capital plan including financial budget
    • Strategize and coordinate research, analytics, and justification for all capital budgeting and projects
    • Partner with Apartment Development on repair projects to maintain building condition and safety
    • Drive capital investment strategies that optimize spend and ensure brand standards
  • Ownership of key Division-wide maintenance programs
    • Ownership of preventive maintenance for Division (budget, quality, prevention, completion)
    • Responsible for facilities and mechanical systems oversight (pools, elevators, generators HVACs, etc.)
    • Oversees Fire Life Safety inspections, repairs and NFPA compliance
    • Lead a team responsible for property inspections focused on exterior elevated elements (EEE)
    • Supports refinance process, and leads all maintenance projects & follow ups
  • Oversee Energy Management for Apartment Operations
    • Lead energy management strategies and yield savings; aligns with sustainability objectives
    • Drive electrification strategies for Division (EV chargers, net zero goals, regulations, etc.)
    • Execute projects that improve energy efficiency and water conservation at properties

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

Education & Experience: 

  • BS or BA degree from an accredited University
  • 7+ years experience in multi-family maintenance and facilities
  • Experience and knowledgeable in apartment construction
  • Strong leadership experience and strategic thinker
  • 7+ years experience in leading people and teams
  • Experience in leading through influence, collaboration, and analytics
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally in a collaborative manner across the organization

Certifications & Other Requirements: 

  • Facilities Management certification is desired but not required

  • Valid driver’s license; valid vehicle insurance

  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays when there is an emergency

  • Travel required to San Diego and Northern California  (up to 20% of time)


Base Pay Range: $169,000.00 - $251,900.00


Actual placement within this range may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location.

The Company also offers competitive benefits for full time employees including paid time off, matching 401(k), and health benefits.


About Us:
Irvine Company is a privately held real estate investment company and master-planner committed to creating and sustaining communities that thrive for generations.

Irvine Company is respected for its master planning and environmental stewardship of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, including diversified operations throughout coastal California. Irvine Company brings to life neighborhoods and sustainable communities with a full range of housing, jobs, retail centers, schools, parks and open space.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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