Design Manager (Healthcare)

US-CA-San Diego
Job ID
Construction / Project Management

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


Provide design phase management as part of a delivery team for OSHPD certified hospital addition/renovation. Project includes new Parking Structure, Central Plant, ER/Maternity Tower, Drive and signage, Loading dock and Front entry relocation.  The project is $220M over a 6 year delivery period.  The Hospital is a stand-alone 60+ year old facility located in North San Diego. The Design Manager will work on behalf of the client (the Hospital) and along with the Design/Build Entity to ensure that the clients’ needs are met as defined by the Criteria Documents prepared by the Architect. This positons is in the Healthcare sector.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages alongside Construction Professionals through the design build method the design review process of a large hospital construction project
  • Manages multiple projects, including engineering seismic / critical repair, and retrofit projects through interaction with Architects and consultants to ensure timely completion of these projects
  • Provides Architects with clear and consistent direction with regard to goals and objectives, standards, sites, schedules, and budgets for each project
  • Establishes and follows an effective and efficient design review process to ensure that the design meets the overall goals and objectives of the client for each project
  • Reviews design changes submitted to ensure project remains within budget
  • Monitors project planning and design status to report findings, recommendations and updates to the client
  • Performs others duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Engineering required
  • 10 or more years managing OSHPD projects in California (public sector Healthcare facilities) is required
  • New ground up construction experience on projects equal to or over $100 million is required
  • Design/ Build delivery experience required
  • Strong knowledge of phased delivery method to execute make ready projects as well as the main new building elements is required
  • Strong knowledge of central plant design and construction with Co-generation is preferred
  • Experience with LEED construction/design process is preferred
  • Certificate of Registration as an Architect in the State of California, or Professional Engineer license preferred


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