Office and Industrial Job Openings

  • 1686 Project Manager - Orange County, CA

    Company:

    As the construction world continues to change one thing we hear often is “stability, I just want a position that’s stable with a long career track”. We, that’s exactly what we have with this client. They are a leading industrial real estate investment firm based in Southern California, established and managed by principals with impeccable success. Our client’s market


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  • 1685 Project Manager - Inland Empire, CA

    Company:

    As the construction world continues to change one thing we hear often is “stability, I just want a position that’s stable with a long career track”. We, that’s exactly what we have with this client. They are a leading industrial real estate investment firm based in Southern California, established and managed by principals with impeccable success. Our client’s market


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  • 1684 Project Manager - San Fernando Valley, CA

    Company:

    As the construction world continues to change one thing we hear often is “stability, I just want a position that’s stable with a long career track”. We, that’s exactly what we have with this client. They are a leading industrial real estate investment firm based in Southern California, established and managed by principals with impeccable success. Our client’s market


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  • 1676 Facilities Manager - Sacramento, CA

    FACILITIES MANAGER
    Sacramento, CA

    Company:

    With more than 2,200 locations nationwide, our client is the leader in their industry. The company has experienced unprecedented growth over the past four decades, and it's in no small part due to the dedicated team that has helped them become an industry leader, the country's largest real estate investment trust (REIT), and the most


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  • 1675 Facilities Manager - Santa Ana, CA

    FACILITIES MANAGER
    Santa Ana, CA

    Company:

    With more than 2,200 locations nationwide, our client is the leader in their industry. The company has experienced unprecedented growth over the past four decades, and it's in no small part due to the dedicated team that has helped them become an industry leader, the country's largest real estate investment trust (REIT), and the


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  • 1674 Facilities Manager - Renton, WA

    FACILITIES MANAGER
    Renton, WA

    Company:

    With more than 2,200 locations nationwide, our client is the leader in their industry. The company has experienced unprecedented growth over the past four decades, and it's in no small part due to the dedicated team that has helped them become an industry leader, the country's largest real estate investment trust (REIT), and the most


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  • 1673 Facilities Manager - Castro Valley, CA

    FACILITIES MANAGER
    Castro Valley, CA

    Company:

    With more than 2,200 locations nationwide, our client is the leader in their industry. The company has experienced unprecedented growth over the past four decades, and it's in no small part due to the dedicated team that has helped them become an industry leader, the country's largest real estate investment trust (REIT), and the


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  • 1672 Facilities Manager - Silver Spring, MD

    FACILITIES MANAGER
    Silver Spring, MD

    Company:

    With more than 2,200 locations nationwide, our client is the leader in their industry. The company has experienced unprecedented growth over the past four decades, and it's in no small part due to the dedicated team that has helped them become an industry leader, the country's largest real estate investment trust (REIT), and the


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  • 1671 Construction Manager - Smyrna, GA

    CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

    Company:

    With more than 2,200 locations nationwide, our client is the leader in their industry. The company has experienced unprecedented growth over the past four decades, and it's in no small part due to the dedicated team that has helped them become an industry leader, the country's largest real estate investment trust (REIT), and the most recognizable name


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  • 1656 Facilities Manager - North Los Angeles, CA

    FACILITIES MANAGER

    Company:

    With more than 2,200 locations nationwide, our client is the leader in their industry. The company has experienced unprecedented growth over the past four decades, and it's in no small part due to the dedicated team that has helped them become an industry leader, the country's largest real estate investment trust (REIT), and the most recognizable name


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  • 1655 Construction Manager - North Los Angeles, CA

    CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

    Company:

    With more than 2,200 locations nationwide, our client is the leader in their industry. The company has experienced unprecedented growth over the past four decades, and it's in no small part due to the dedicated team that has helped them become an industry leader, the country's largest real estate investment trust (REIT), and the most recognizable name


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  • 1651 Project Manager, Commercial & Industrial Construction - Los Angeles, CA

    PROJECT MANAGER, COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL CONSTRUCTION

    JOB TITLE: Construction Project Manager Manager
    BUSINESS UNIT: Ground Up Core and Shell
    OFFICE LOCATION: South Los Angeles County, California.
    EXPERIENCE LEVEL: minimum 10 years as construction project manager for commercial office / industrial projects

    JOB SCOPE:

    The Construction Manager will provide leadership and direction of the management and supervision of the construction of commercial


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  • 1636 Project Manager - Irvine, CA

    PROJECT MANAGER

    Company:

    Our Client is a full service real estate investment and management company with a diverse portfolio of office (over 13 MSF) and industrial properties (over 26 MSF) in major markets throughout the Western U.S. including California, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Arizona and Nevada. They are a privately held company that was founded in 1991 and are comprised of


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  • 1622 Senior Facilities Manager - Los Angeles, CA

    SENIOR FACILITIES MANAGER

    THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED.

    Company Overview:

    Our client is non-profit organization that operates free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public charter schools. Our schools, which serve elementary and middle school students in East and South Los Angeles.

    Our Client’s mission is to teach the academic skills, foster the intellectual habits, and cultivate the character traits needed for our students


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  • 1603 Project Manager - San Francisco, CA

    PROJECT MANAGER

    Our Client is a West Coast focused real estate Investment Company headquartered in Irvine, CA with over $2.5 billion in office and industrial real estate assets throughout the western U.S. on behalf of its various investment funds.

    The successful candidate will possess strong communication skills and the ability to multi-task with multiple people, good organizational skills and attention


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  • 1593 Project Manager - San Gabriel Valley, CA

    Project Manager

    Job Summary

    You’re a Project Engineer or Project Manager with over 2+ years of experience working in multi-disciplinary construction projects with expertise in commercial and/or Industrial construction. You will develop and execute project plans and schedules, ensure the highest safety and quality standards. You have a proven track record for meetings budgets, schedules and scope.

    If you are


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So the Millennials (MGs as I call them )  are a group born between 1980 and 2000.  The generation most affected by Moore’s law.  Gordon Moore, co-founder of a little company called Intel in 1965, predicted that the computing power would double on itself for the foreseeable future. Thus creating an eventual and most dramatic increase in power and decrease in relative cost at an exponential pace. An observation that I studied in engineering school that didn’t mean that much to me as I worked on some giant alien-head computer. The coolest programs back then were  Excel and DOOM. Not a whole lot to distract you from getting your work done.

The Millennials are the biggest generation in history and the largest target of Social Media companies as Moore’s predictions have held true and computing power has expanded and finally reached the central nervous system of humankind.  Millennials have less money to spend and more debt which is a scary thing for our future and also a wonderful recipe for addiction. Tech companies have a grip on their mind and are able to shake every cold cent out of their pocket all the while making them feel cool about being “socially connected” on-line. Basically keeping their minds distracted and preoccupied.

I’m not trying to bash our junior generation but merely to understand what’s happened to our younger work force. Technology is a great thing and I enjoy this rapid pace of product generation but it’s only good in responsible hands. This “throw away” generation was born into a world of on-demand servicing like no other in history,  “get it now”, “don’t wait”, “call ahead”…I want it NOW! NOW! NOW!!!!! Is pretty much all I hear from them. When I say “throw away” I mean they are more likely to throw away recently purchased items for the next best thing than to appreciate the item they were able to buy in the first place. It’s not all their fault. The technology that serves them is absorbing them as fast as computing power doubles upon itself.

Recruiting talent in this age bracket has brought many a gray hair to my head. They have a hard time talking about their position and their experience, all they talk about is what they want. They make salary requests that far exceed their abilities or level of experience. They’ll take you through the paces and then just disappear on you without so much as a thank-you. They have realized that without the responsible layers around them their ever changing priorities and demands would lead nowhere.  The world is not built nor can it be sustained on such frivolous behavior and at some point technology will have to work to repair the brain trust it has wiped out. It is no longer a world of a musician mastering an instrument that takes years of dedication and passion. It is now a world of using an app to strap together built in music samples and then referring to it as music composition.

The knowledge is lost as the end game is only an inch from the starting line and no one is out of breath in this race because….well….don’t we all deserve to win……all the time???

Not all MGs act this way of course (and God bless the ones that don’t) but unfortunately there are not enough of these. Industries like real estate, construction and architecture need bright minds that work,  learn and become sharp executives in the future. Not those that just want to jump to the end. Slow down and learn. Being a part of a team that builds a great project doesn’t entitle you to become a Director of Construction at 27.  Your mind is hungry for more information, you need to feed it and grow it and the more your learn the more desirable you will become for positions up the ladder. I promise you this.

As I sit outside taking in another coffee and clearing my head I watch in amazement as one MG after another walks by me staring down at their phone as if it were a morphine drip. Each narrowly misses  running into a light pole or another person because they never look up. I even had to warn one before he stepped on my foot. What in the world?

So as this 45 year-old “Old timer” looks back on stories past I think of one ancient membering that must apply, at least as a cautionary tale (might have even been written on papyrus). It is the story of a technology created to make people’s lives easier, to keep them safe and to provide them with mindless  options and nothing but success. A story of SKYNET, basically a social network before that phrase meant anything. This net based network became self-aware of its own power and the realization that it was neutrally connected to everything in the world. Rendering humans worthless. Or I guess you could use the MATRIX as a solid comparison too! The point I’m making is that these were enjoyable movies but how did it get that bad? What was the creeping factor that no one paid attention to. I think the world was content on letting processors outpace the human mind. Where once all minds mattered to a future where only a few matter and control the rest. It appears we are on some sort of implosion path as we marvel in our greatness.

My advice to Millennials – Appreciate this world, Look up and not down, turn the phone off and use your brain, success is not an On-Demand item.  You can take this world into great uncharted territories but don’t let your mind become the product of a NASDAQ symbol.

 

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