Manager, Construction

Date:  May 4, 2022
Property:  550 NEWPORT CTR (0003)

Newport Beach, CA, 92660

Division:  Apartment Development (Apt_Dev)
Req ID:  38910

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.  

This role 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 & Superintendent to ensure on time delivery
  • Manage Architect issues (RFI’s, ASI’s, Submittals, etc)
  • Manage shop drawing process 
  • Review Change Order requests with GC’s, PM & Superintendent
  • Review & initial CO’s prior to sign off by Vice President
  • Review & initial draw requests prior to sign off by VP
  • 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 and site items including landscape, street improvements, entries, etc.
  • Provide weekly Job Progress Report of work activities including progress pictures, 2 weeks look ahead, GC head-count, RFI’s, Submittals, etc.


  • 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

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

  • 4 year Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Construction Management or Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years as a project manager in multifamily construction experience with projects over $5 million
  • 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
  • Must have well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to establish highly functional relationships with diverse personalities both within and outside the company  

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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