Careers 2018-07-18T13:46:38+00:00

CAREERS

Industry Opportunities

Environmental Compliance Coordinator (Storm Water) – QSP-KCM Group, San DiegoJuly 18, 2018
Project Manager-Brookfield Residential, San DiegoJune 25, 2018
Office Administrator-Hill Construction Co. - Servicing both the San Diego & Orange County officesJune 14, 2018
Assistant Project Manager-Hill Construction Co. - San Diego, Orange County & LAJune 14, 2018
Storm Water Compliance Associate-Alta Environmental, OceansideJune 7, 2018
Purchasing Assistant/Contract Administrator-ColRich, San DiegoJune 6, 2018
Assistant Superintendent-ColRich, San DiegoJune 6, 2018
Asset Manager-ColRich, San DiegoMay 8, 2018
Stormwater Resources Engineer-Walsh Engineering & Surveying, Inc. , San DiegoApril 30, 2018
Landscape Architect-Project Manager-DeLorenzo International, San DiegoApril 23, 2018
Project Manager / Senior Project Manager-Wakeland Housing & Development Corporation, San DiegoApril 10, 2018
Public Affairs Account Manager-Roni Hicks, San DiegoMarch 28, 2018
Real Estate Associate-Meyers Research, Solana BeachFebruary 26, 2018
Construction Manager-Pardee Homes, San DiegoJanuary 18, 2018
Graphic Designer-Social Media-Customer Service-DeLorenzo International, San DiegoJanuary 18, 2018
Freelance Planner-Drafter-DeLorenzo International, San DiegoJanuary 18, 2018

Environmental Compliance Coordinator (Storm Water) – QSP – KCM Group, San Diego

KCM Group is a mid-size construction management and consulting firm providing full services representing owners in both the residential and commercial development sectors in Southern California. We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Environmental Compliance Coordinator in San Diego who is a Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP). The candidate will be responsible for environmental compliance support activities that include, but are not limited to: project coordination , field QSP duties, storm water sampling, document management, organization and the preparation and review of Permit Required Documents (PRDs), and field and other stormwater related support training .

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Coordinate environmental compliance program needs associated with field construction projects, including performance of field QSP duties, review of BMP installations, and make budget friendly field BMP recommendations for clients;
 Conduct inspections on assigned construction projects per the requirements of the CA CGP and municipal requirements ;
 Plan, organize and administer to the permitting needs of the client;
 Provide technical expertise for storm water services for clients;
 Must be able to coordinate with other internal employees with program specific skills and report to the Senior Program Manager/Director regarding project status and needs;
 Coordinate with assigned project’s teams to respond to the needs of the clients while reporting to the Sr. Manager;
 Coordinate SWPPP development and implementation while remaining compliant with permit requirements and working within the client’s budget;
 Maintain positive communications and relations with KCM environmental compliance team members, regulatory personnel, and client’s field personnel;
 Additional project duties as needed.
Job Requirements:
Successful Candidates Should Have:
 BS in Environmental Science, Engineering, Geology, or equivalent field;
 3+ years of relevant experience;
 Certifications: QSP or Professional Registration as a CISEC,CESSWI;
 A strong environmental background pertaining to storm water compliance
 A diverse environmental project background that may include RCRA, CERCLA, Industrial, Energy, and other Federal, State, and Municipal government projects, and more;
 Strong technical writing skills for various reports including: work plans, monitoring reports, corrective action plans, storm water pollution prevention plans, spill prevention control and counter measures plans, etc.;
 Demonstrated effective oral and written communication and presentation skills;
 Sound decision making and problem solving abilities;
 Knowledge of general construction, land development, and storm water;
 Detail oriented and strong organization skills;
 Proven ability to perform in a high volume, time sensitive/deadline environment;
 Proficient with several computer applications including MS Word and Excel;
 Travel throughout Southern California will be required including accessing active construction sites.
 Suitable vehicle for travel throughout Southern California.
 Must meet company defined, pre-employment alcohol/drug screen; and
 Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record.

The position is full time with great benefits and opportunity for growth and exposure to a variety of projects throughout Southern California. Benefits include medical insurance, long term disability, life insurance, paid time off, and a 401K employee retirement plan with an employer match.

KCM Group
1940 Garnet Ave. Ste 300 San Diego, CA 92109
Tel: 858 273 5400 Fax: 858 273 5455
www.kcmgroup.net

Project Manager – Brookfield Residential, San Diego

POSITION SUMMARY

Manage all assigned neighborhood assets for schedule and profitability. Responsible for any neighborhood due diligence, entitlements, permits, improvement plans and product from design through construction. Carry out these activities and receive these approvals prior to proposed starting dates and within established budgetary and business plan guidelines. Ensure project completion through the release of certificates of occupancy, bond exoneration, and resolve any problems regarding the community and other agency relations. Coordinate with Construction and Purchasing teams in the production of a quality home according to established schedules. Manage budgets, schedule, and quarterly business plan reporting. Participate on neighborhood Homeowner Associations as required.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Offsite and Onsite Purchasing
  • Land Development
  • Marketing
  • Sales and Escrow
  • Construction
  • Customer Care
  • Forward Planning/Entitlement
  • Local Government Agencies and Staff
  • Consultant Team Members

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Site investigation and evaluation:

  • Assist in due diligence and site investigatio  Research community and planning ordinances, potential planning and development costs, and permit and fee estimates.
  • Assist in the development of target market data and produce the housing design program which will guide the housing development process.

Plan preparation and housing design program:

Prepare the development schedule for architecture and site engineering plans

Prepare Architectural, Engineering and consultant target budgets.

  • Obtain proposals from qualified consultants for required scopes of work.  Review proposals for completeness and target budget requirements. Issue contracts for approved proposals.
  • Attend project coordination meetings with project team, Provide timely updates to the plan preparation and housing development schedule and budget.
  • Attend design coordination meetings with internal and consultant team.
  • Obtain design review approvals from internal team, planning agency, and

Master Builder.

  • Assist in  preparation  of  bid  checklist  and  coordinate  any  clarifications  with  the purchasing team.  Ensure construction budgets are on target and contracts awarded prior to start of construction.

Plan processing through governing agencies:

Manage the submittal process of construction plans to all agencies having jurisdiction on the community for approval and permit issuance.

  • Maintain current plan and permit tracking for all construction plans.
  • Attend all agency review meetings and verification appointments; determine which other consultants need to attend approval meetings and schedule their attendance accordingly.
  • Obtain approved plans and permit issuance prior to scheduled start of construction.

Construction management:

Obtain building and construction permits from municipal and/or county authorities and other agencies.

  • Obtain necessary permits for installation of model homes, sales trailer, construction trailer, equipment yard, etc.
  • Serve as community liaison in obtaining building permits throughout development and construction of the site. Troubleshoot any problems that may arise from municipal departments or neighboring property owners.
  • Schedule engineering meeting between company staff and the utility companies on proposed service plan and joint service construction route.
  • Order checks, bonds, etc., as necessary for obtaining construction permits, and deliver them to the appropriate agency. Coordinate contracting and change orders.
  • Execute any agency agreements as required for permit issuance.
  • Attend the pre-construction meeting for site development/underground construction in order to assure all special conditions of the community and schedule goals are being met
  • Maintain current plan tracking and Request for Information log and revision list for all plan revisions. Ensure current construction plans are distributed to purchasing and construction team and are available through plan depository system.
  • Attend weekly site meetings and assist in addressing any community development issues.
  • Ensure plans and specs are distributed to the team in a timely manner.
  • Complete master and phased sequence sheets and distribute for approval.
  • Ensure FLOW tracking schedule reflects current trench and sales release dates. Promptly update team of any changes to key schedule dates.
  • Review and approve phase release budgets.

Budget and financial accounting:

  • Ensure construction of the community is within the budgetary guidelines. Monitor and analyze Job Cost and schedule. Identify any variances and identify ways to eliminate any cost variances.
  • Submit job cost information to the accounting department so accounting records are current.
  • Quarterly budget updates and review of financial performance.

Homeowner Association and Bureau of Real Estate approvals:

Coordinate the set-up of homeowners association to operate within established budget goals.

  • Manage the submittal and approval of the  Homeowners Association through

the Bureau of Real Estate.  Obtain approvals in a timely manner to support the

sales and closing goals.

  • Manage the annexation of common area improvements to the homeowners association.
  • Represent Brookfield on the homeowner association board of directors through the life of the community.

Customer experience:

  • Review Eliant homeowner experience surveys with the team and identify any trends in the customer experience needing improvement.
  • Attend periodic homeowner orientation tours.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 + years of homebuilding experience
  • College experience a plus
  • Prior residential homebuilding experience required
  • Strong financial and accounting skills, as well as analytical and computer skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

To apply, please contact Brooke Gredler.

Brooke Gredler
Lead People Advisor
Brookfield Residential
3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 1000, Costa Mesa, CA. 92626
D: 714.200.1663 C: 714.795.4846 F: 714.200.1832
Brooke.Gredler@brookfieldrp.com
www.brookfieldresidential.com
Valued Team Member since 2014

Office Administrator – Servicing both the San Diego and Orange County offices

Hill Construction Company builds the top residential custom home projects along the California coast.  If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to join our growing team, you may qualify for a rewarding career at Hill Construction Company.  As our Orange County office grows, we are looking for an Office Administrator who will be able to service both our San Diego and Orange County offices for at least one year, with the intention of ultimately working full-time out of the Orange County office. This is a unique opportunity to be a key component of growth in this new rapidly growing market.

The Company

Hill Construction Company has earned its standing as one of Southern California’s most inventive, dynamic and high-end custom builders.  With jaw-dropping projects being built in San Diego, Orange County and Palm Desert, we collaborate with the area’s most elite and creative architects and designers.  Our homes are consistently showcased in national and regional magazines including dwell, luxe, Interiors, California Homes, and more.  Continual advancement, uncompromised quality and passion for excellence have led Hill Construction to win numerous industry awards and accolades. Please learn more about us by visiting www.hillconstructioncompany.com and exploring our Facebook, Instagram, Houzz, and Google Plus social media pages.

Benefits

Full time employee benefits include health and dental insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k retirement plan with employer matching, cell phone reimbursement, fuel reimbursement and potential year-end bonus. We pride ourselves on our company culture – one in which every employee has the opportunity to collaborate, contribute and help shape the future of our growing corporation.

Overview

The Office Management team is a critical component of our winning team structure, bringing accuracy and reliability to all business operations of the company.  This role will be critical to our growth in Orange County and will help us integrate our culture, values, processes and procedures into this growing office.

 

Responsibilities

  • Project Accounting: Data entry for AR, AP and Project Billing Management including filing and scanning all necessary documents to our shared server
  • Office Management: Organize office operations, order office supplies, open and sort mail, assist in shipping needs, answer phones, greet visitors, etc.
  • Assist Project Managers with project coordination, subcontracts, tracking subcontractor insurances and project lien releases
  • Act as an integral part of the Office Management team to help integrate the Hill Construction culture, values, processes and procedures into this growing office
  • Assistance in marketing and strategic planning: Help grow our Orange County brand

Qualifications

  • 5-10 years of previous office administration/management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Solid planning and organizational skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel and Word required
  • Sage 100 experience desired
  • Must have a professional presentation and desire to become an integral part of the HCC team
  • Skills and proficiencies needed: problem solving, sound judgment, time management, initiative, adaptability, positive attitude, meticulous attention to detail, reliable

How to Learn More

We encourage all potential employees to learn more!  Please visit our website at www.hillconstructioncompany.com and explore our social media sites (Instagram, Facebook, Instagram, Houzz, Google Plus).

How to Apply

Please apply by forwarding your resume and cover letter to: careers@hillconstructioncompany.com

Assistant Project Manager – Hill Construction Co., Openings in San Diego, Orange County and LA

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to work on the most complex residential construction projects being built along the California coast, you may qualify for a rewarding career at Hill Construction Company.  Our San Diego, Orange County and LA office is currently looking to add Assistant Project Managers (APM) to our dynamic team.

The Company

Hill Construction Company has earned its standing as one of Southern California’s most inventive, dynamic and high-end custom builders.  With jaw-dropping custom homes being built in San Diego, Orange County, LA and Palm Desert, we collaborate with the area’s most elite and creative architects and designers.  Our homes are consistently showcased in national and regional magazines including dwell, Galerie, luxe, Interiors, California Homes, and more.  Continual advancement, uncompromised quality and passion for excellence have led Hill Construction to win numerous industry awards and accolades. Please learn more about us by visiting www.hillconstructioncompany.com and exploring our Instagram, Facebook, Houzz, and Google Plus social media pages.

Benefits

Full time employee benefits include health and dental insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k retirement plan with employer matching, cell phone reimbursement, fuel reimbursement and potential year-end bonus. We pride ourselves on our company culture – one in which every employee has the opportunity to collaborate, contribute and help shape the future of our growing corporation.

Overview

Mastering the art of complexity, our team excels in making the most technical projects look effortless and turning a dream into a home. In order to continue growing and servicing our clients, our offices are looking to add a qualified and enthusiastic full-time Assistant Project Managers (APM) to our team.  The APM is a critical component of our winning team structure working alongside Project Managers and Superintendents on various custom construction projects. APMs are responsible for the management of project documentation and helping ensure quality and contractual risk management throughout the project life cycle.

 

Responsibilities

Hill Construction Project Managers and Assistant Project Managers team together with the Superintendent to manage all areas of the construction process.

Day-to-day responsibilities of the APM include:

  • Bidding / Estimating
  • Budgeting
  • RFI Management
  • Subcontract Management
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Shop Drawing Management
  • Change Order Management
  • Project Billing Review/Approval
  • Risk Management and Forecasting
  • Submittal and Procurement Management

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree (Construction Management, Engineering, or related field)
  • 1-2 years minimum direct experience with project schedules, RFIs, estimates, budgets, contracts
  • Ability to read/bid construction plans
  • Comprehensive knowledge of subcontractor scopes
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with project owners, architects and our office team
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office, Management Software)
  • P6/On-Center/Revit/Bluebeam experience a plus
  • Sage/Timberline experience a plus
  • Willingness to regularly visit and walk jobsites as well as work in the office
  • Candidate must possess Hill Construction’s core values: passion, integrity, hard work and professionalism

How to Learn More

We encourage all potential employees to learn more!  Please visit our website at www.hillconstructioncompany.com and explore our social media sites (Instagram,Facebook, Houzz, Google Plus).

How to Apply

Please apply by forwarding your resume and cover letter to: careers@hillconstructioncompany.com

Storm Water Compliance Associate -Alta Environmental – Oceanside

Take control of your future and grow your career at Alta Environmental, a Best Firm’s to Work For award winner – ranked #4 in US and Canada 2018 by Zweig Group.  We have been awarded Best Firm to Work For again this year because we are flexible, offer competitive pay, strong benefits, continued growth and development, profit sharing bonuses, sales origination bonuses, and a strong culture.  You will get to work with smart people on interesting projects and get support to achieve your career growth goals!  We are seeking a Storm Water Compliance Associate for our Oceanside office.

If you are interested and meet the qualifications, submit your cover letter and resume to Resumes@altaenviron.com and list “Storm Water Compliance Associate” on your subject line.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in storm water NPDES regulation compliance
  • Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP) required
  • Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) preferred or able to obtain within 2 years
  • Qualified Industrial Storm Water Practitioner (QISP) or able to obtain within 1 year
  • PE with experience in Water Quality Management Plans (WQMP) a plus
  • Knowledge and experience working with the Storm Water Multiple Application and Report Tracking System (SMARTS)
  • Ability to assist rain event sampling throughout the year
  • Ability to obtain confined space entry certification and perform field work as needed.
  • Skills: Competent in MS Office Suite products, attention to details, and able to communicate clearly with coworkers, clients and contractors
  • Knowledge of Cannabis Cultivation Permitting a plus
  • Ability to pass background check to obtain security access clearances

Position Duties:

  • Perform QSP inspections throughout southern California (Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties).
  • Review SWPPPs for completeness and applicability.
  • Prepare/review SWPPP Water Pollution Control Drawings (WPCDs).
  • Manage client SMARTS accounts for accuracy and timeliness of documentation uploads.
  • Work with Team Lead to develop and grow the Construction General Permit Practice within Alta.
    • Assist in marketing campaigns targeting new clients
    • Cultivate existing clientele relationships
  • Target the San Diego and Orange County construction industry to expand geographical reach of Alta’s services in storm water compliance.
  • Assist project managers with storm water sampling throughout southern California using automated sampling equipment, grab sampling and various other collection methods.
  • Become an active participant in trade organizations (CASQA, IECA), write journal articles, and submit abstracts for conference presentations.
  • Assist Alta’s QSD ToR in providing QSD/P training courses.
  • Assist with industrial facility inspections and reporting (Level 1 and Level ERA Reports)

Purchasing Agent/Contract Administrator – ColRich, San Diego, CA

About the Role:  The primary responsibility of the Purchasing Assistant/Contract Administrator is the processing and management over an awarded contract, subcontract and consultant agreement for both the single family and multifamily projects. This position also coordinates with Development Sales, Marketing, and Purchasing to develop the option program for each project.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Process and manage all contracts, change orders, and insurance documents for all projects
  • Solicits option pricing from subcontractors
  • Coordinates option programs for development projects between sales, marketing, and purchasing
  • Process and manage all option change orders for all projects
  • Mentor and assist Construction Coordinator as needed
  • Organize, set up, and issue contract folders for the office and field personnel
  • Assemble, distribute, and track bid packages
  • Input bids into spreadsheets as needed
  • Generate and verify material take-offs as needed
  • Assist with research of product(s)

Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 5 years’ comparable experience
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to process work quickly accurately and with changing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite – Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Pharaoh (IBSWINN), Sage, and Timberline a plus

Benefits:

  • Base salary and discretionary annual bonus competitive with industry standards
  • Health and dental insurance paid fully at the employee level by employer
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid holidays and vacation time

For more information or to submit a resume email humanresources@colrich.com

Assistant Superintendent – ColRich, San Diego, CA

 About the Role:  The Assistant Superintendents are responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the job site. Primarily the back end of the projects, from drywall to completion of homes.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Maintain the project schedule
  • Reviewing all plans for quality, accuracy, effectiveness and efficiency per the approved specifications and working to resolve conflicts that arise
  • Reviewing contract pre-award with Purchasing, subcontractors and other internal team members
  • Coordinating with purchasing to perform budget updates and projections
  • Partnering with Marketing, Purchasing and Construction on project specifications
  • Managing and responding to RFI’s
  • Facilitating the implementation of contracted scopes and specifications with subcontractors and other members as necessary
  • Performing project close out
  • Completing all items on the new home orientation list and provide customer service a clean and presentable house to perform new home orientations
  • Enforcing warranty obligations and elevate changes in methods of construction

Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Personal computer skills including Word, Excel and Microsoft Project
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and collaborative environment

Benefits:

  • Base salary and discretionary annual bonus competitive with industry standards
  • Health and dental insurance paid fully at the employee level by employer
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid holidays and vacation time

For more information or to submit a resume email humanresources@colrich.com

Asset Manager – ColRich, San Diego, CA

About the Role: The Asset Manager oversees a portfolio of apartment communities, ranging from stabilized assets to those under significant renovation. This position is accountable for the financial and operating performance of the assets, including delivering the best possible return on investment. The Asset Manager reports to the Managing Director, Asset Management and is a full time exempt position that is not eligible for overtime.

Specific responsibilities include:
 Execute a hands-on asset management strategy to maximize revenue, expense and capital expenditure targets for each asset in the assigned portfolio. Provide critical and strategic thinking in making key decisions.
 Oversee all aspects of renovation projects, working closely with design and construction.
 Establish a thorough business plan and strategy with the objective of maximizing property long term value.
 Budget and forecast income and expense projections, capital requirements, and risk-return analysis. Track and report on the performance of the asset, against both budget and various business plan milestones. Provide cash management, including understanding investor distributions.
 Provide clear and efficient guidance to 3rd party property management organizations.
 Visit assets regularly, tour competing projects and track local market dynamics.
 Become a market expert in numerous geographies, as well as actively represent ColRich in the marketplace. Track trends in demographics, job growth, economic drivers, supply, as well as any other market forces.
 Liaise with Investor Relations & Capital Markets department to satisfying investor and lender inquiries, market tours and notifications related to significant updates.
 Collaborate with ColRich’s acquisitions teams on potential new acquisitions, including due diligence, underwriting, closing, budgeting and business plan creation.

Requirements:
 5 to 7 years of experience in asset management, ideally with a focus on multifamily.
 Critical and strategic thinking and an intuitive sense of the dynamics and risks of each transaction.
 Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
 Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
 Ability to process work quickly accurately and with changing priorities.
 Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
 Outstanding computer skills, including strong MS Excel background.
 Strong character and a flexible style. Ability to work successfully with a range of internal individuals (from analysts to the CEO), as well as with external individuals (property managers, consultants and other third parties).

Benefits:
 Base salary and discretionary annual bonus competitive with industry standards
 Health and dental insurance paid fully at the employee level by employer
 401(k) plan
 Paid holidays and vacation time

For more information or to submit a resume email humanresources@colrich.com

Stormwater Resources Engineer – Walsh Engineering & Surveying, Inc. , San Diego, CA

Walsh Engineering & Surveying, Inc. is looking for a Stormwater Resources Engineer. We are a staff of highly skilled and motivated civil engineers, surveyors, designers and drafters planning to double in size over the next few years. We specialize in all types of residential and commercial land development.

Description

The Stormwater Resources Engineer will support senior management staff on all facets of storm water management, including hydrology and hydraulics related design and compliance projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform calculations, preparation of plans and specifications, preparation of Drainage Studies and Storm Water Quality Managements Plans and other activities of limited scope requiring knowledge of principles and techniques for a variety of projects with a focus urban drainage design, urban storm water management, water quality modeling, hydromodification modeling, regulatory compliance, low impact development (LID) design, and green infrastructure.
  • Conduct calculation checks.
  • Develop engineering conclusions for data analysis.
  • Work on small projects or portions of larger projects, with work being reviewed by Senior Engineer.
  • Assist in determining schedule and budget requirements.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in civil or related engineering discipline.
  • Fundamentals in Engineering (FE) required.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) registration preferred.
  • Min 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Master’s degree in related engineering discipline can substitute for 1 year of experience.
  • Excellent organizational, technical writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and take on larger, more complex tasks than previous level.
  • Capable of using design software, models, etc. to solve complex issues with direction from senior staff.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ownership and accountability for quality deliverables.

Preferred Specifications

  • Experience utilizing the San Diego County Hydrology Manual, County Hydraulic Design Manual, and BMP Design Manual.
  • Hydrologic/hydraulic, Stormwater quality and hydromodification modeling, particularly with SWMM, SDHM and CivilD/AES.
  • Experience with AutoCad Civil 3D 2017

Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer benefits for full time employees (Paid Vacation Time, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance and matching 401K). Qualified candidates are encouraged to forward their resume and salary requirements to Danielle Roth.

Landscape Architect- Project Manager – DeLorenzo International, San Diego, CA

San Diego Landscape Architecture + Land Planning firm seeks a Landscape Architect –
Project Manager. Strong planting, irrigation and hardscape design experience in
Southern California required. Computer capabilities including latest versions of
AutoCAD desired, strong graphic abilities and technical writing skills a plus.
DeLorenzo International offers a positive work atmosphere and full team approach to a
broad range of project types, ranging from campus master planning and design to
community parks, military contracts, new home developments and private estates. Offer
top salary and benefits package, equal opportunity employer.

Experience required: Advanced Candidates 5 to 8 years of experience.

Education Requirements: Bachelors / Masters in Landscape Architecture, AutoCAD
experience.

Please send your resume with cover letter to:
Joseph A. Contreras, Chief Executive Officer
DeLorenzo International
3990 Old Town Ave., Suite A-204, San Diego, CA 92110
619.295.5115. Ext.226
www.delorenzo-intl.com
jcontreras@delorenzo-intl.com

Project Manager /Senior Project Manager – Wakeland Housing & Development, San Diego, CA

Wakeland Housing and Development Corporation is seeking a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager, depending on experience, to join our team. Wakeland is an innovative affordable housing nonprofit developer with a portfolio of over 5,700 units in 33 projects throughout California. We have an established track record of financing our developments by working with a variety of lenders, investors, jurisdictions, and other financing sources. Wakeland is known for developing high quality, financially successful projects that result in long-term livable and affordable communities.
Wakeland is recognized as a great place to work. As a San Diego Workplace Excellence award winner, Wakeland provides a wide range of programs and policies that encourage a healthy live- work environment. Wakeland employees are provided with a comprehensive benefits packages, health and wellness programs, employee assistance plans, generous paid time off and access to ongoing professional development opportunities.
Position Summary
Reporting to the VP of Real Estate Development, the Project Manager is responsible for implementing affordable real estate development projects from early predevelopment through permanent loan closing, delivering quality finished products on schedule and within budget. The position requires superb communication and teamwork skills.
Essential Job Functions:
• Analyze, change and update project proformas.
• Understand how to apply new funding sources to a project proforma.
• Oversee design and engineering of projects.
• Understand and complete project funding applications to local, state, and federal agencies.
• Monitor and prepare project budgets, cash flow projections, and project schedules.
• Select and negotiate with architects, general contractors, and other project consultants as needed.
• Be responsible and provide leadership for all day-to-day predevelopment and development activities through to the completion of projects.
• Secure architectural, construction and other project approvals from planning and building departments and other regulatory agencies.
• Initiate and maintain ongoing interaction with Asset Management Department to ensure long term quality.
• Assist in the preparation of materials for meetings and presentations to funders, partners, public officials and political decision makers.
• Perform other duties as directed in other Wakeland functional areas where the position’s skills, knowledge and experience may be needed.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
• Working knowledge of major local, state and federal affordable housing programs and policies.
• Proven experience working with affordable housing project proformas.
• Supportive housing experience a plus.
• Strong computer skills in complex Excel spreadsheet applications, Word, and Outlook.
• Proven problem solving skills.
• Proven experience) to manage, motivate and work with private lenders, equity investors and other consultants through all phases of a project, including but not limited to construction loan closing.
• Self-starter with demonstrated high degree of independent initiative.
• Ability to work in a fast-moving, flexible environment.
• Ability to organize and schedule tasks in support of multiple deadlines and projects; detail oriented.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Qualifications
• At least 2 years of relevant affordable housing experience; project management experience preferred.
• Strong team player and effective communicator who is able to multi-task and meet deadlines.
Location
This position will be based out of Wakeland’s downtown San Diego office.
Salary and Benefits
Wakeland offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary to commensurate with experience.
To Apply
Please submit cover letter and resume to hr@wakelandhdc.com for consideration. We will accept applications through April 30, 2018. Position will remain open until filled.

Public Affairs Account Manager – Roni Hicks, San Diego, CA

Roni Hicks, a 100% employee owned communications agency based in San Diego is seeking a Public Affairs Account Manager to join our growing team. Our agency is one of creators, advocates and strategists committed to community development for over thirty-five years. We get our clients’ ideas off the ground and transform them into vibrant, vital communities across the country – communities where people want to live, work, play and grow.

The Public Affairs Manager helps visions become reality through grassroots-based community engagement, media and public relations, management of coordinated strategic communication initiatives, baseline research efforts, project management, and extensive written, verbal and on-line communications.

Ideal candidate possesses 7-12 years of demonstrated, results-oriented experience in Public Affairs, Public Relations, Community Relations, Government Relations, Issues Advocacy, and/or Political Campaigns, or Public/Media Relations. Knowledge of local government processes, land use and/or media relations best practices a plus.

We are looking for a new team member who enjoys working in teams and a self-starter. Strong speaking and writing skills are a must.  The ideal candidate is motivated by day-to-day tactical implementation, enjoys project management, takes pride in attention to detail and can handle the pressure of fast-moving environments.  Willing and able to travel.  This position reports to the Vice President, Public Affairs. Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit cover letter, resume and writing/collateral sample to resume@ronihicks.com.

Real Estate Associate – Meyers Research, Solana Beach

Meyers Research, a Kennedy Wilson Company, seeks a creative Real Estate Associate to start immediately.  Candidate will be based in our San Diego (Solana Beach, CA) office and will work closely with the consulting team and executive staff on consulting engagements throughout the United States.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge of residential real estate development, business, and economy, be a self-starter, extremely organized, detail-oriented, and proficient in Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.  Candidate must be a conceptual thinker with strong analytical skills and have a broad understanding of the real estate market.   Candidate must manage shifting priorities, and multi-task to meet deadlines.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Key member in engagements, providing underlying data tables, graphs, and charts used in reports, providing foundational support for senior level executives.
  • Occasional field work, both locally and nationally.
  • Prepare and present findings to client in verbal and written form, with increased client interaction.
  • Develop new and innovative formats to manipulate market data.
  • Improve new home market knowledge and develop skills necessary to make guided recommendations and conclusions from research.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or related field.
  • Actual research and analysis experience preferred.
  • Deep experience and/or interest in the real estate industry.
  • Work with all levels of professional personnel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced software skills: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.
  • Organized, reliable, trustworthy, dedicated individual.
  • Works well in pressure situations.

Compensation

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Competitive benefits and 401K

For more information or to apply, please contact:

Adam McAbee, Vice President, Advisory

858-381-4382

420 Stevens Avenue, Suite 120
Solana Beach, CA 92075

Construction Manager – Pardee Homes, San Diego, CA

Are you an enthusiastic individual that thrives in a high volume, fast pace, team environment? If so, we are absolutely looking for you to join our exclusive team. Pardee Homes is looking for another superstar performer to join our talented group of individuals. We have an infectious company culture where accountability, top performance and teamwork are valued and recognized. If you have a proven record of work excellence, superior customer service and teamwork skills with a great attitude, you are encouraged to apply!

 Building the team that builds homes and communities for the way people want to live.

With more than 90 years of experience, Pardee Homes has been building homes and communities for the way people want to live, creating premium value through a trusting builder relationship. We have integrated this concept into a similar employment strategy by offering career opportunities for the way people want to work and live. Our employee satisfaction has been built on a foundation of strong ethics and integrity, supported by our commitment to a great work/life balance. If you’re looking to build a career with a successful, progressive company, consider Pardee Homes.

The successful candidate will have experience managing every function of all construction in single family and multi family residential unit projects. Rec buildings, commercial pool construction and offsite infrastructure experience is a plus. Safety enforcement experience and an overall knowledge of OSHA requirements is a must. They need to be able to implement and follow a schedule and ensure timely outcomes and benchmarks. The candidate must understand the emphasis on quality and how that applies to every aspect of building Pardee Homes from the ground up. They must also have the ability to have well thought out and experienced input into, as well as understand the importance of cost control and communicating that to appropriate parties in any given project. This candidate needs to be a team player that will be a self-starter and able to work with internal and external teams to see projects through to on time completion, regardless of hurdles. 

Besides being able to use current technology to ensure the success of a project, they must also be able to communicate. Pardee Homes emphasizes the ability to not only communicate across project and building teams but also to the home buyer. The modern Construction Manager is on the front line with potential buyers and homeowners and must be able to be clear and comprehensive in his or her knowledge of customer issues, concerns, and questions. A customer centric work philosophy is a must. The ability to meet with our homebuyers during the construction of their home, convey confidence, provide adequate and timely responses is crucial to our success. Customer Satisfaction is a driving force for everyone at Pardee Homes.

 Required Skills:

• 4-6 years residential/multi-family construction background with commercial pool const. background (see above). 
• Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational and planning skills.
• Proficient in computer use and ability to use Excel, Word & Outlook.
• Must have valid drivers’ license and own approved truck.
• Ability to read, understand and monitor architectural, structural and mechanical plans and specifications.
• Supervisory skills a must.
• High school graduate/GED required, college degree preferred/required.

Pardee Homes offers a comprehensive, competitive salary & benefits package to help our employees and their families build a secure financial future, protect against financial loss and stay healthy & happy too.

This position is located in the San Diego area.

Pardee Homes is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a capable & diverse workforce.

Sarah Reeve
Human Resources Manager, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Phone: (949) 438-1432 | Cell: (714) 514-2911
sarah.reeve@PardeeHomes.com
19540 Jamboree Rd, Suite 300, Irvine, CA 92612

Graphic Designer / Social Media / Customer Service — DeLorenzo International, San Diego, CA

Full Time / Part Time / Intern

Experience required: Advanced Candidates minimum 3 to 5 years of experience.
San Diego Landscape Architecture + Land Planning firm seeks a Graphic Designer /
Social Media / Customer Service team member. Strong customer service, telephone
skills, advertising, communication design, website design, and social media experience in
Southern California required. Computer capabilities including latest versions of Adobe
Creative Cloud, InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator desired, Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
and technical writing skills a plus.

DeLorenzo International offers a positive work atmosphere and full team approach to a
broad range of project types, ranging from campus master planning and design to
community parks, military contracts, new home developments and private estates.
Education Requirements: Associates / Bachelors in Graphic Design, or equivalent
experience of 3 years Adobe Creative Cloud experience.

Please send your resume with cover letter to:
Joseph A. Contreras
Chief Executive Officer
DeLorenzo International
3990 Old Town Ave., Suite A-204
San Diego, CA 92110
619.295.5115. Ext.226
www.delorenzo-intl.com
jcontreras@delorenzo-intl.com

Freelance Planner / Drafter — DeLorenzo International, San Diego, CA

Freelance Planner / Drafter — San Diego, CA

Experience required: Advanced Candidates minimum 3 to 5 years of experience.

San Diego Landscape Architecture + Land Planning firm seeks a Freelance Drafter.
Computer capabilities including latest versions of AutoCAD desired, SketchUp, strong
graphic abilities or technical writing skills a plus.

DeLorenzo International offers a positive work atmosphere and full team approach to a
broad range of project types, ranging from campus master planning and design to
community parks, military contracts, new home developments and private estates.
Education Requirements: Associates / Bachelors in Landscape
Architecture/Architectural Drafting, or equivalent experience of 5 years AutoCAD
experience.

Please send your resume with cover letter to:
Joseph A. Contreras
Chief Executive Officer
DeLorenzo International
3990 Old Town Ave., Suite A-204
San Diego, CA 92110
619.295.5115. Ext.226
www.delorenzo-intl.com
jcontreras@delorenzo-intl.com