Asset Manager-Special Projects

Full time
60,000 - 75,000
Locationlacounty Calendar08/02/2019   Full time 60,000 - 75,000


LA Family Housing is a leader in homeless services and affordable housing development in Los Angeles. We believe that everyone deserves the dignity of a home, and are invested in innovative solutions to ensure their long-term stability. With 35 years of experience, we know what works to end homelessness in people’s lives: an individualized approach that combines housing options with supportive services. Our commitment to best practice impacts more than 11,000 people each year, and our community-based approach allows us to influence how homelessness is addressed in Los Angeles and nationwide. Our growing portfolio of 26+ properties enables vulnerable groups to have access to permanent homes, and our services help them overcome their barriers to overall well-being.

We take tremendous pride in the emergence of our staff as national leaders in innovation, best practices, and policy within housing production and homeless services. From presenting at national conferences to facilitating service collaboration among providers in other regions, we equip our industry to effectively respond to homelessness and ultimately move more people home, together. Join the fight to end homelessness and make a difference in people’s lives at LA Family Housing!



The Asset Manager – Special Projects will work as part of the Asset Management team and co-operate with the Director of Operations and maintenance staff, to oversee capital improvements and other projects at LAFH Irmas Center/Offices and interim housing locations. Responsibilities span over three major areas:  1) Developing the Preventive Maintenance Plan Management for above locations; 2) Managing Capital Projects at Interim Housing and Irmas Campus including but not limited to the following activities: Scope of Work, Bidding, Contract Negotiation and Construction Management; and 3) Developing and implementing agency-wide construction specifications.



 Preventive Maintenance Plan Management

  • Prepare comprehensive Preventative Maintenance Plans for Irmas Center Offices and interim housing locations
  • Monitor completion of preventive maintenance work by staff and vendors
  • Update preventive maintenance plans by location
  • Work with operations to make sure the preventative maintenance plans are implemented
  • Manage Capital Projects and create and update specifications at Interim Housing locations
  • Maintain library of existing location plans and specifications
  • Develop base bid document to be used by LAFH; solicit legal review to assure sound contract language is included in the document
  • Create and update material and equipment specifications in consultation with key staff
  • Assess capital needs in interim housing locations
    • Based on Physical Needs Assessments and Annual Capital Budget, create a Capital Needs Plan to carry out Immediate Repairs
    • For each Capital Project, prepare bid solicitation, manage and document the bidding process, select contractor(s), and negotiate final contract(s)
    • Manage contractor work schedule, contain costs, and assure high quality of finished work
    • Schedule and coordinate work in occupied units
  •  Manage Third-Party Contracts in LAFH Interim Housing
  • Health Clinic and Equipment Leases
  •  Work with Operations on large projects for Interim Housing and Irmas Office building
  • Application of building safety standards, industry codes, and regulations to maintenance and repair work
  • Workplace safety procedures
  • Supervise annual inventory of furniture assets
  • Other specialized projects, tasks and responsibilities related to Asset Management as assigned by supervisor


Position reports to:                         Director of Asset Management


Performance review:                      Annual




Number of employees receiving work direction:                 Zero (0)


Position titles reporting to position:                                         Zero (0)





  • Previous experience in construction management, including ability to use scheduling software
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints and drawings
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of local and state building codes, OSHA codes, and regulations
  • Maintain and execute confidential information according to HIPAA standards
  • Obtain and maintain CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Ability to pass post-offer Tuberculosis (TB) clearances
  • Travel is a regular duty for this position and is required 20% of the time
  • Use of a personal vehicle to travel between worksites and other locations is required
  • Must have and maintain a valid California driver’s license and insurance in good standing
  • Ability to work a 9/80 work schedule



  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, finance, construction management or related field


  • At least three (3) years’ experience of project management and experience with construction of capital projects
  • Experience with project management software a plus




FLSA STATUS:                     Exempt


PAYROLL STATUS:            Salary


WORK SCHEDULE:            Full-Time



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using substances, and/or not be attentive to personal health and safety for themselves. The employee may experience a number of unpleasant sensory demands associated with a client’s use of alcohol and drugs, and the lack of personal care. The employee must be ready to respond quickly and effectively to many types of situations, including crisis situations and potentially hostile situations. Employee is required to:

Walk and climb stairs; Handle, finger, grasp, and feel objects and equipment; Reach with hands and arms; Communicate, receive, and exchange ideas and information by means of the spoken and written word; Be mobile by moving oneself from place to place quickly and easily; Repeat various motions with the wrists, hands, and fingers; Be able to have visual activity for (including, but not limited to) administrative and clerical tasks; Drive personal vehicle in and around Los Angeles County and periodically transport clients; Be able to enter various buildings that may require climbing stairs; Be subjected to outside environmental conditions; Use a personal and/or laptop computer, and copy, postage and fax machines. Complete all required forms in personal writing.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you require an accommodation, please make sure to inform the Human Resources Department by the first week of employment. If an accommodation is not required at the time of employment, but is later required, you must inform the Human Resources Department of the need for accommodation at the time it is needed.



Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Voluntary Life, 403B Retirement Plan, 529 Education Savings Plan, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, AFLAC Policies, AFLAC FSAs, Legal Policy, Employee Appreciation Program, Company Sponsored Employee Outings, 9/80 Alternative Work Schedule, Paid Sick, Vacation and 12 Observed Holidays.



LAFH is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for applicants and employees.



LAFH is in compliance with the Fair Chance Initiative for hiring and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.



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