Project Engineer II - III

US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID
2017-1855
Category
Operations
Type
Full-Time

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. We are currently recruiting to fill the following position:

Job Description

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical and engineering support to the College Project Teams (CPT) including Project Managers and Construction Managers
  • Coordinates with Program Management Office (PMO) staff, contractors, architects, engineers, inspectors, consultants and College staff
  • Participates in, and occasionally runs, design or construction meetings
  • Makes field checks on construction, demolition, rehabilitation, alteration addition or repair projects to determine compliance with job specifications, plans, established College standards, and Division of the State Architect (DSA) requirements
  • Reads and interprets construction plans and shop drawings
  • Assists in preparing written materials including correspondence, reports, procedures, and guidelines
  • Supports development of weekly/monthly status and photos reports for project team
  • Reviews, estimates, negotiates, and processes construction change orders and construction field orders
  • Reviews and enforces construction and professional services contracts
  • Manages and directs contractors and outside consultants including reviewing and approving invoices
  • Assesses project risks and develops risk registers including mitigation strategies
  • Facilitates resolutions of construction and design issues
  • Coordinates with architects for timely and accurate responses to requests for information, submittals, Construction Change Documents, etc.
  • Generates and distributes meeting minutes (construction meetings, design meetings, etc.)
  • Confirms contractor’s maintenance of record drawings prior to monthly progress payments to the contractor
  • Maintains project files in both electronic and paper format
  • Reviews submittals for conformance to plans and specifications
  • Generates and drafts Proposed Board Actions (PBA)
  • Prepares Scope of Work documents for solicitation of consultant and contractor services
  • Prepares project status reports
  • Other job-related duties or projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 5 - 8 years minimum recent professional experience in a similar or equivalent position involved in project or construction is required
  • BS/BA Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related degree (Additional qualifying experience in excess to the minimum stated above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment is required
  • Ability to take initiative and make sound decisions is required
  • Experience on Educational programs/projects is preferred
  • Experience on Division of State Architect (DSA) projects is preferred
  • Experience on Central plant projects is preferred
  • Experience on large public works programs is preferred
  • Experience with Proliance or similar PMIS systems is preferred
  • Professional Engineer License (PE), Certified Construction Manager (CCM), or similar credentials is preferred

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 www.vanir.com.

   

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Contact Email: careers@vanir.com

 

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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