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Project Manager

Company: Vanir Construction Management, Inc.
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

About Vanir
Vanir has been exceeding client expectations since 1964. Our progressive growth and quality of service has led Vanir to become consistently ranked among the top construction management firms in the nation by Engineering News-Record. As we continue growing into new areas and markets, our focus is to maintain a team of creative, ambitious, and visionary individuals.
Job Description
The Project Manager Reports to the Project Director or assigned project leadership. Provides planning, coordination and direction for design-phase, pre-construction and construction management activities on a ground-up county morgue, lab and office building project. Maintains budget and conducts work product with a high degree of quality, making sure to fulfill the requirements of the contract. The candidate for this position must have ground-up lab and office experience through all design and construction phases.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ability to standalone with minimal oversight on a project and direct the project team
  • Possesses design-phase, RFQ/P, bidding and construction management experience on a variety of projects
  • Has functional knowledge of contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure relation and compliance to construction/project requirements
  • Ability to review and negotiate change orders
  • Manages all aspects of construction, including close-out activities (punchlist management, warranty paperwork, as-builts and all pertinent turnover documentation)
  • Has experience with database project controls software systems
  • Provides management support for the client to coordinate, direct and monitor activities of contractors/subcontractors, engineers, architects and related performing entities
  • Provides project controls, cost, and performance activities and procedures support and administration
  • Assists the project team with tracking of the construction progress/schedule, verifying field conditions against approved drawings, processing of PCO (Potential Change Orders), Submittals and RFIs
  • Organizes and maintain all records, correspondence, contracts, research analysis, and all other material related to the design, bidding, and construction
  • Tracks and maintain logs of submittals, RFI's, construction change documents, change order requests, and approved change orders
  • Certifies and track monthly progress payments
  • Coordinates special inspections with onsite contractors
  • Evaluates and understands fundamental construction means and methods
  • Responsible to communicate effectively with project stakeholders regarding program, design scope, budget, schedule, and construction impact
  • Responsible for execution plan including schedule development and management
  • Maintains project photos and daily reports
  • Assists with scheduling of inspections
  • Ensures project management plan and procedures manuals are developed in accordance with contract requirements
  • Assumes the lead in project meetings, and supervises work of others to include documentation, administration, and tracking of relevant information and statuses, and follow-up on action items of all participants
  • Prepares accident/incident reports and performs follow-up investigations
  • Consistently follows the organization's safety policy, promoting a positive and collaborative safety culture
  • Oversee monthly contractor payment application reviews
  • Oversee project and program scheduling, estimating, and execution plan support
  • Oversee quality control and quality assurance on a daily basis at the construction site
  • Coordinates contractor close-out activities
  • Performs other duties as required

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or equivalent is required (Extensive relevant project management experience in place of education may be considered)
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Project Manager -
    • Project/construction management experience including office building tenant improvements and new construction expansion
    • Knowledge of construction contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure relation and compliance to construction/project requirements
    • Knowledge of database project controls software systems such as EADoc, Prolog, or similar
    • Construction contract administration
    • Safety Training
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to work positively in a team environment
    • Advanced knowledge and application of construction estimating, cost, project controls/scheduling, documentation, engineering and construction principles, techniques, materials, applications, and practice
    • Thorough understanding of contracts, documents, drawings and specifications
    • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Excel and Word, and applied experience in project related systems such as accounting/cost software, scheduling programs and documentation tracking systems
    • Applied experience in the areas of project accounting, cost, administrative, and personnel interaction in professional settings
    • Experience with overall construction management on complex projects from pre-construction through final punch-list and delivery
    • Proficiency with various document control systems, as well as new construction and modernization of K-12 schools is preferred
    • Registration as an Architect or Professional Engineer is preferred
    • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) and/or DBIA certified is preferred - Architect or Engineer and/or GC license is preferred - Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferred

      Offered rate of compensation will be based on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including education, qualifications, experience, and geographic location. The Salary range for this position is $130,000-$150,000.
      Vanir offers a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that includes 401(k) Savings with employer matching contributions, medical, dental, vision, health savings account (HSA) with employer contributions, life, AD&D and disability benefits, flexible spending account (FSA), voluntary benefits, Teladoc, pet insurance, paid time off, national employee assistance program (EAP) and employee referral program.
      How to Apply
      If you're interested in working for Vanir please visit our website to learn more and to apply online at
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      Persons with medical limitations may, with reasonable accommodations, be capable of performing the duties of this position. Such a determination must be made on an individual basis considering the person's limitations, the requirements of the position, and the company's ability to make reasonable accommodations to the person's limitations.
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