Assistant Construction Project Manager

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
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

Reports internally to the Area Manager and works directly with the client by providing the planning, coordination, and direction for project management activities to ensure they meet owner needs, specifications, cost, and schedule, from initial project identification through construction closeout. May supervise office/field administrative staff or Project/Field Engineers and other assigned staff.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists the Project Manager in developing project specific procedures, documentation and related A/E systems for the project
  • 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
  • Assists in the management of project controls, cost, and performance activities and procedures, project logistics, organization, systems and project closeout
  • Supports project meetings to include documentation, administration, and tracking of relevant information and statuses
  • May assist in coordinating and monitoring activities of construction management staff, contractors, Engineers, Architects, and related performing entities
  • Will create AutoCAD conceptual drawings of client facilities’ space to communicate ideas or concepts of areas to be modified or modernized
  • Ability to go to jobsite(s) where work is occurring to provide oversight on behalf of client and direct work taking place
  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or equivalent is required. A Certified Construction Manager certificate (CMCI) may be used as a substitute for the education requirement.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as an Assistant Project Manager is required
  • Knowledge of project development, design-phase management, construction estimating, cost, project controls/scheduling, documentation, engineering/construction principles, and local building Codes is required
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products is required
  • User skills with AutoCAD is required
  • Proficiency with various document control systems, as well as new construction and modernization is preferred
  • Construction Manager in Training (CMIT) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) 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


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