Careers 2018-05-08T14:09:35+00:00

CAREERS

Industry Opportunities

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
Asset Management Analyst-ColRich, San DiegoFebruary 5, 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

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

Asset Management Analyst – ColRich – San Diego, CA

About the Role: The selected individual will work closely with and report to the Asset
Management team overseeing a portfolio of apartment communities and commercial investments including stabilized, value-add and newly constructed assets.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Review and analyze weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports from third-party property management companies
• Responsible for weekly, monthly and quarterly performance reporting for both internal and external use
• Monitor leasing and operating performance against objectives through Excel model
• Report on ongoing renovation progress and track necessary metrics through Excel models
• Ad hoc analysis as necessary

Requirements:
• Very strong financial/analytical Excel modeling skills
• Ability to create Excel models from scratch and manipulate complex existing models
• Proficient in all other MS Office applications
• 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

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

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