Construction Manager

Property:  550 NEWPORT CTR (0003)

Newport Beach, CA, 92660

Division:  Apartment Development (Apt_Dev)
Req ID:  31987

Position Summary:

Responsible to lead, direct and manage project delivery in the field including management of all field operations, budget control, and schedule implementation.  Support construction management with the overall execution consistent with approved project programs and financial objectives through project turnover to Operations.  Ensure that construction requirements, quality expectations, and all other standards are met.  Responsible for identifying issues and/or delays and implementing solutions.   Establishes and maintains excellent working relationships with all team members regardless of role or level.   


Reinvestment construction is primarily focused on maintaining existing construction, especially for water intrusion, including re-roofing and stucco repair.  Primary contacts: Property Managers, contractors/vendors, work teams, and residents.

Job Duties:


  • Regular jobsite visits to ensure quality, safety and all other standards are being met.
  • Review schedule, subcontractor issues, City issues with General Contractors or Property Mangers.
  • Manage Architect/Engineer issues, e.g., RFI’s, ASI’s, Submittals.
  • Maintain professional relationships with all jobsite team members; e.g., resolve issues and disputes.
  • Conduct meetings, provide direction; point of contact for all information and issues.
  • Review project building plan sets, Bulletins and Contract documents.
  • Manage shop drawing process.
  • Review Change Order requests with GC’s, PM & Superintendent.
  • Review & initial ICO’s prior to sign off by Director of Construction.
  • Review & initial draw requests prior to sign off by Director of Construction.
  • Review job cost forecast with GC on weekly basis.
  • Attend monthly budget review meeting.
  • Monitor GC’s site safety program.
  • Assist DOC conduct site walks, e.g., framing, cabinets, landscape, stucco, roofing.
  • Monitor/ review Apartment turn and completion schedules.
  • Manage the acceptance process for completed building interiors/exteriors, site issues including but, not limited to: landscape, street improvements and entries.




  • Secure Warranty books from GC.
  • Secure “As built” drawings from GC.
  • Manage GC to secure City Certificate of Occupancy, bond release etc.
  • Manage complex contract close-out process with multiple internal departments (contracts, operations, design) to ensure all standards and regulations are met.
  • Work with Operations to ensure smooth resolution regarding any outstanding GC issues (performance, responsiveness).



  • Implement the Apartment Development Core Values in every aspect of our business. Leadership, Excellence, Camaraderie, Innovation and Integrity.
  • Work with Western National and other General Contractors to expand existing trade relations in the region by establishing strategic alliances with a defined list of deliverables and benefits. Manage these relationships.
  • Partner with the WNC Project Management staff to inspire and encourage innovation and integrity in all that we do thru effective leadership and collaboration.
  • Proactively define and advance our core values to develop a culture where a thoughtful exchange of ideas is encouraged to take root, redefining the levels of trust and transparency.
  • Challenge yourself and those you work with to go beyond industry standard to develop a world class company that leads the industry in defining best practices.


Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:
  • 4 year Bachelor Degree in Construction Management, Architect, or Engineering or Equivalent experience as a Project Engineer, Project Manager in Multifamily Construction.
  • Strong leadership, organization and communication skills. Attention to detail and a sense of urgency.
  • Microsoft Word, Project, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

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.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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