Director, Construction Project Management ($128,500 - $191,500)

Date:  May 18, 2023
Property:  550 NEWPORT CTR (0003)

Newport Beach, CA, 92660

Division:  Apartment Development (Apt_Dev)
Req ID:  41589

Position Summary:

The Director, Reinvestment Project Management is focused on assisting the Company make deferred maintenance and value-add investments to the apartment portfolio for the purpose of maintaining revenue growth, brand preservation and asset preservation. The project management team collaborates with key stakeholders in several departments to manage the process which includes overall leadership and coordination of the project from conception through construction, development of the project vision, scope and specifications, budgeting, underwriting, capital approvals and scheduling, as well as overseeing the completion of the finished product.

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to determine project needs and priorities
  • Lead the development of project documents, leading team from SD through CD
  • Organize the creation of project budgets and capital requests, iterating through the process as required; Ownership of project budget, providing routine reporting in coordination with finance department
  • Generate detailed scopes of work, schedules, organizing design elements, specifications and construction documents
  • Partner with the Construction Management team to ensure best-in-class project execution
  • Review apartment community for any entitlement opportunities, city concerns, title restrictions or HOA constraints
  • Lead the coordination with consultants and team members to prepare exhibits for leadership presentations; Coordinate and deliver presentations and routine updates for senior executive team
  • Manage project plan check and approvals through governing agencies; coordinate stakeholder approvals
  • Coordinate with consultant, internal design and construction teams to review project submittals, shop drawings and RFI's for project design conformance
  • Review General Contractor bids and lead the development of value engineering strategies when necessary
  • Review long lead materials and procurement strategy to expedite schedule
  • Oversee bid package fulfillment; Collaborate on bidder selection, respond to RFIs, review bids, select bidders and pricing
  • Implement key departmental processes at the project level, participate in routine process refinement
  • Lead a team of one to four people, as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

  • Bachelors degree, preferably in a related curricula; MBA or Masters a plus
  • Strong understanding of conceptual estimating and budgeting; knowledge of current market pricing in Northern and Southern California regions
  • Prior experience as a Project Manager specializing in the reinvestment and capital repair fields
  • Proficient in Google and PC based applications including but not limited to Google Workspace, MS Office Suite, Bluebeam Revu, Smartsheet. etc.
  • Skilled in reading and interpreting plans, specifications, reports, building code and all construction related systems/assemblies
  • Valid driver’s license; valid vehicle insurance
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.  Occasional travel required
  • Ability to influence others and effectively negotiate to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Strong attention to detail; ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, climb stairs, ladders; navigate scaffolding and walk moderate to long distances each day


Base Pay Range: $128,500.00 - $191,500.00


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.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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