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Sr. Mgr., Construction

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Date: Dec 22, 2018

Location: Santa Clara, CA, US, 95054

Company: The Irvine Company

Position Summary:

The Sr. Construction Manager will join the TI Construction team responsible for delivering tenant improvement and capital improvement projects from space planning through final completion and turnover.  Will require involvement during lease negotiations by preparing preliminary estimates and leading value engineering efforts. Will be responsible for managing multiple TI projects at a time and meeting objectives with respect to estimating, budgeting, contractor selection/bidding, value engineering, permitting, change order review, and scheduling.  Will act as Landlord representative while at the same time being the Tenant's liaison and helping them through the TI process.  Will lead project teams of design and construction professionals through the life cycle of projects while coordinating and collaborating with internal leasing, operations, engineering and design teams. Will be required to manage complex, multi-million dollar TI projects with time constraints and other challenging factors.  Will be required to have strong business acumen and be able to recognize and mitigate risk.  Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as strong construction knowledge to be able to mentor others in the department.

Job Duties:

  • Each manager oversees approximately $7,000,000 worth of design and construction per year and is responsible for approximately 2.2 million sq feet of office building
  • Responsible for all design and construction activities related to assigned tenant improvement and re-investment projects within the portfolio
  • Act as a liaison between the customer, the leasing department, property management, the architect, and the general contractor
  • Assist in the development of space plans
  • Prepare order of magnitude cost estimates with reasonable accuracy
  • Assist leasing in structuring the tenant improvement portion of the lease
  • Review and approve all design and construction pricing
  • Retain, coordinate and manage the architects and general contractors
  • Review and manage design and construction schedules
  • Monitor the quality and progress of the contractor work, ensuring adherence to the specifications and schedule
  • Manage the project closeout process
  • Assist in the training program for the department
  • Maintain overall project budget
  • Maintain project records.
  • Review and approve project invoices
  • Review and approve all project change orders covering both time and money
  • Run kick off meetings, value engineering sessions, weekly project meetings, punch walks, etc.
  • Prepare short or long form contracts
  • Administer any required project value engineering studies, constructability reviews or other special project requirements.
  • Take the success of every construction project in the department personally.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ten or more years of relevant work experience. Management experience required. Bachelor's degree required.


Additional Qualifications:


  • Computer skills including Word, Outlook, Excel, Project software. Google experience a plus. 
  • Knowledge of construction schedules, procedures and cost estimating. 
  • Working knowledge of local agency certification procedures. 
  • Experience working in office properties.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Access.

About Us:
Irvine Company Office Properties (a division of Irvine Company) offers a portfolio that includes more than 550 office buildings in premier locations: Orange County, Los Angeles, San Diego, Silicon Valley, Chicago and New York.

We’ve evolved the traditional office to something much more: a modern working community. Featuring innovative workplace design, quality craftsmanship, dedicated management and a collection of memorable experiences that seamlessly combine to build a vibrant workplace community.

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.

The 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: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

Job Segment: Manager, Construction, Engineer, Management, Engineering

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