Construction Manager

Property:  550 NEWPORT CTR (0003)

Newport Beach, CA, 92660

Division:  Apartment Development (Apt_Dev)
Req ID:  32815

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 community assets, especially for major capital improvements, including re-roofing, decks, waterproofing, windows, and stucco repair,
unit interiors, common areas and site improvements. Primary contacts: Property Managers, contractors/vendors, work teams, and community management.

Job Duties:



  • Regular jobsite visits.
  • Review schedule, subcontractor issues, City issues with General Contractor's PM and Superintendent to ensure timely delivery.
  • Manage Architect issues, e.g., RFI’s, ASI’s, Submittals, etc.
  • Manage shop drawing process.
  • Review Change Order requests with GC’s, PM & Superintendent.
  • Review & initial ICO’s prior to sign off by Vice President.
  • Review & initial draw requests prior to sign off by Vice President.
  • Review job cost forecast with GC on weekly basis.
  • Attend monthly budget review meeting.
  • Monitor GC’s site safety program.
  • Coordinate and lead internal site walks (framing, cabinets, landscape, etc.).
  • 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.
  • Ensure Notice of Completion filed in a timely manner.



  • Achieve or exceed in all core competencies.
  • Promote a culture of cost accountability across all disciplines and internal and external stakeholders.
  • Improve communication and collaboration between departments within Apartment Development and with our partners in Irvine Company Apartment Communities.
  • Implement well-defined project scoping, design completion and organization of documentation to promote efficiency in a project execution.
  • Focus on training and utilization of key business processes established in order to scale unit turns and project execution in accordance with Business Plan.


Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:
  • 3-5+ years of work experience as a Project Engineer, or Project Manager within multifamily construction.
  • Bachelor degree in Construction Management, Architect, or Engineering strongly preferred. 
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, climb stairs, climb ladders, navigate scaffolding and walk moderate to long distances each day.
  • Must be organized and able to multitask.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent disposition and customer service skills.
  • Possess well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to establish highly functional relationships with diverse personalities both within and outside the company.
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Project, Excel, Google Suite, Powerpoint, Bluebeam, Smartsheets.

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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