Project Manager

Vanir Santa Monica , CA 90405

Posted 1 month ago

About Vanir

Vanir Construction Management, Inc. has been exceeding client expectations for 35 years. 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 provides the planning, coordination, and direction for project management activities to ensure they meet owner needs, specifications, cost, and schedule. May supervise office/field administrative staff, project/field engineers, assistant project/construction managers, and other assigned staff. This position reports to Bond Program Director and/or Deputy Program Director.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitors design cost to ensure compliance with service agreement requirements

  • Attends Building User Group Meetings provide overall design coordination management and administer and manages all projects as assigned for the successful completion

  • Provides design management support to Bond Program Director and Client using PMWEB system in the daily administration of projects in pre-construction, construction and close out

  • Primary contact and liaison for owner and principle partner entities for the contract, design, systems, procedures and related deliverables

  • Develops project specific procedures and documentation, and may consult with Owner on design and construction contracts and related A/E systems for the project

  • Functional knowledge of contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure compliance with construction/project requirements

  • Obtains, maintains, and manages data, information, communications, and approvals required by project and company requirements between owner, architects, engineers, and other project-related entities

  • Represents owner, project and related parties in public forums and meetings

  • Manages project controls, cost, and performance activities and procedures, project logistics, organization, systems and project closeout

  • Leads in project meetings to include documentation, administration, and tracking of relevant information and statuses

  • May coordinate, direct, and monitor activities of construction management staff, contractors, engineers, architects, and related performing entities

  • Manages bid phase services, as may be required by the client

  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or equivalent is required (Extensive relevant project management experience in place of education may be considered)

  • Minimum of 10 years of proven Design Administration in Public Works experience, with at least 8 years in Educational projects construction management in the State of California.

  • Very extensive knowledge of DSA, Title 24, California Public Contract Law, California Labor Contract Law, Cal OSHA.

  • Ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external resources.

  • Self-directed and able to function with ease as part of a team.

  • Technically astute and strategic in thinking.

  • Strong interpersonal skills along with excellent written and verbal communication skills

How to Apply

If you're interested in working for Vanir Construction Management, Inc., please visit our website to learn more and to apply online at

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