Construction Manager

Newport Beach CA-700

Job Description:

Providing for loved ones, planning rewarding retirements, saving enough for whatever lies ahead – our policyholders count on us to be there when it matters most. It’s a big ask, but it’s one that we have the power to deliver when we work together. We collaborate and innovate – pushing one another to transform not just Pacific Life, but the entire industry for the better. Why? Because it’s the right thing to do. Pacific Life is more than a job, it’s a career with purpose. It’s a career where you have the support, balance, and resources to make a positive impact on the future – including your own.

We’re actively seeking a talented Construction Manager to join our Construction Services team in Newport Beach, CA (hybrid). We will consider fully remote for the right candidate. We believe in empowering our employees to get work done both in and out of the office. As a Construction Manager you’ll move Pacific Life, and your career, forward by managing ground up construction projects. You will fill a new role that sits on a team of 3 Construction Managers.

How you’ll help move us forward:

  • Review construction documents during the due diligence phase for debt and equity to ensure they are within departmental guidelines.
  • Coordinate and direct tenant improvements and other capital improvements.
  • Maintain extensive project documentation and related records for internal use and distribution on a regular and scheduled basis.
  • Travel required (35%) to monitor construction through completion to protect against faulty construction and ensure that projects are completed in conformance with approved construction documents.
  • Attend Kick-off meeting with our borrowers for new construction projects.

The experience you bring:

  • A bachelor's degree in construction management is preferred, with 10+ years of experience or equivalent education, training, and professional work experience, or 20+ years working in the construction industry in roles such as a superintendent or project/construction manager.
  • Experience reading and understanding loan documents and construction documents, including plans & specifications, and evaluating related construction costs.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, and the ability to quickly learn new program applications.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently.
  • Strong leadership skills.

What makes you stand out:

  • Adapts quickly to change.
  • Ability to wear multiple hats.
  • Thinks outside the box.
  • Interacts with a spirit of cooperation, flexibility and a positive attitude.

You can be who you are.

People come first here. We’re committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce. Learn more about how we create a welcoming work environment through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at What’s life like at Pacific Life? Visit


Base Pay Range:

The base pay range noted represents the company’s good faith minimum and maximum range for this role at the time of posting. The actual compensation offered to a candidate will be dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to experience, qualifications and geographic location. Also, most employees are eligible for additional incentive pay.

$131,040.00 - $160,160.00

Your Benefits Start Day 1  

Your wellbeing is important to Pacific Life, and we’re committed to providing you with flexible benefits that you can tailor to meet your needs. Whether you are focusing on your physical, financial, emotional, or social wellbeing, we’ve got you covered.

  • Prioritization of your health and well-being including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Wellbeing Reimbursement Account that can be used on yourself or your eligible dependents

  • Generous paid time off options including: Paid Time Off, Holiday Schedules, and Financial Planning Time Off

  • Paid Parental Leave as well as an Adoption Assistance Program

  • Competitive 401k savings plan with company match and an additional contribution regardless of participation

EEO Statement:

Pacific Life Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at Pacific Life Insurance Company.


Job Profile


Dental Flexible benefits Medical Vision Wellbeing Reimbursement Account


Construction Management Microsoft Office Project Management Reading Construction Documents

  • Attend Kick-off meetings
  • Coordinate and direct tenant improvements
  • Maintain project documentation
  • Review construction documents
  • Travel to monitor construction progress

10+ years


Bachelor's degree


Fully remote considered for the right candidate Hybrid work location in Newport Beach, CA