Production Manager

Oatman Architects, Inc. Oatman Architects, Inc. Employer:
Newport Beach, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Dec 17 '19Posted on:

Senior Production Manager

Job Description:

Manager of construction document production for established high-end custom home, multi-family residential and commercial design firm in Newport Beach, CA.


  • Oversight of all phases of construction document production.
  • Management of plan check correction and approval process
  • Interface with all Agencies Having Jurisdiction, including: Local Planning, Engineering, Building and Safety Departments; HOA’s; California Coastal Commission: Local Fire Authority; Public and Private Utility Service Providers; etc. 
  • Coordination with all project consultants including: interior designer, landscape architect, civil engineer, structural engineer, geotechnical engineer, MEP engineers, etc.
  • Oversight and management of subordinate production staff.
  • Formulation and management of individual project production schedules as well as overall production work flow within office.
  • Construction Document QC/QA
  • Responsible for on-time completion and profitability of DD, CD, Plan Check, Permitting and Approval processes.


  • Accredited architectural degree preferred but not required. 
  • Minimum 10 years of experience with high-end custom home, multi-family residential and commercial projects. Hospitality and retail experience helpful but not immediately required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CRC and CBC.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Geotechnical, Civil, Structural, MEP and FLS engineering functions sufficient to manage and coordinate these consultant disciplines
  • Complete mastery of Revit, proficiency in AutoCAD, Microsoft Project and Excel.  
  • Ability to take a schematic design work product and produce complete DD through CD with attention to detail and ‘pride of ownership’ in final work product. 
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects with minimal direction. 
  • Ability to direct and interact with team members in a constructive and supportive manner and lead in promoting a harmonious and positive work environment
  • Able to adapt to exiting office graphic standards as well as suggest and implement QA/QC improvements.
  • Team player able and willing to assist other project managers and support staff in meeting deadlines.
  • Complete familiarity with high-end residential construction methods and detailing.
  • Experienced and well-versed in Construction Administration protocol.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Social, professional and interpersonal skills sufficient to interact comfortably and effectively with clients, contractors, consultants, as well as in-house staff.
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