Renovation Project Manager

The Jacobson Company The Jacobson Company Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Dec 31 '19Posted on:

Our company is a privately-held, multifamily investment and property management firm. Our portfolio consists of more than 2,000 units across the Western United States.

We are seeking an Experienced Construction Project Manager with a proven track record to directly manage the renovation and reposition of a 147 unit, garden-style community located in Newport Beach, CA. You must be a self-starter. You must be effective working independently. And you must be "Excellence"-oriented, accepting nothing less! You will be responsible for selection and oversight of a General Contractor, working with the subs, architect, engineer and interior design teams to ensure the project meets the highest quality standards, budgeted schedule and budgeted costs.


  • Manage all phases of construction, including coordination of RFP’s, contractor selection, project kick-off, scheduling, weekly construction meetings, management and reporting of all costs vs. budget to ownership, and coordinating all internal and external communication with subcontractors, vendors and consultants.
  • Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts, and obtain permits and licenses as required.
  • Ensure the selected contractor and subcontractors are fully executing and complying with their contracted scope of work.
  • Lead weekly project meetings and maintain all project communications with contractor, architect, and consultants, including managing RFIs, submittals, invoices, change orders, punch-lists and all construction related documentation
  • Develop and maintain project logs and tracking tools, such as gantt charts and checklists, to track and give progress updates to ownership.
  • Inspect the work progress on daily basis.
  • Work closely with architect and design teams to communicate and ensure the design intent is executed throughout the project
  • Meet and coordinate with all professionals like architects, engineers and other consultants in a professional manner representative of the standards of the company and ownership.
  • Affectively communicate and coordinate with city officials for permitting, certificate of occupancy and other inspection approvals.
  • Be knowledgeable of the entire scope of project in micro-detail in order to schedule deliverables and estimate costs to meet contractual requirements.
  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques
  • Oversee all onsite and offsite personnel and performance to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
  • Plan ahead and over-communicate to prevent problems and/or resolve emerging issues


  • You MUST be a Self Starter. You MUST require minimal supervision. You will oversee and direct the project from conception to completion.
  • You MUST have at least 5+ years’ experience in managing construction projects of similar size/cost/magnitude, from initial programming through construction completion
  • You MUST demonstrate you have a proven track record of bringing construction projects in on time and within budget
  • You MUST be proficient in estimating, scheduling, managing quality control, submitting progress reports, managing all billing, and submitting cost reporting directly to Ownership for approval.

To Be Successful, you MUST possess exceptional skills and abilities…

  • Organizing, planning, managing and executing multiple projects, regardless of challenges and/or distractions, in order to accomplish the desired results.
  • Making sound decisions under pressure.
  • Communicating weekly updates to ownership thru reporting and face-to-face meetings.
  • Troubleshooting and working through construction issues to come up with creative solutions to maintain schedule and budget without sacrificing quality.
  • Understanding of all facets of the construction process
  • To see the “Big Picture”

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Be Highly organized with strong analytic skills
  • Have Excellent computer skills (incl. Microsoft Excel in a business environment) and ability to learn new programs/systems quickly
  • Have an Excellent attitude and a strong work ethic
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