• Construction Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-Menlo Park
    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

    The Construction Manager provides the onsite leadership, coordination, and direction for construction management activities. Duties include project reporting, change order validation, schedule analysis, quality assurance of design documents and field installations, facilitating project meetings, coordinating commissioning and transition to operations. This position will report to the client’s Infrastructure Systems Manager and the client’s Construction Manager. Project is at a Cryoplant to support the Linear Laser Accelerator for Stanford.


    Essential Duties & Responsibilities


    • Review and validate change order pricing
    • Prepare correspondence to contractors relative to change order pricing
    • In depth review of Baseline cost loaded schedule
    • Weekly analysis of look ahead schedule; provide feedback to GC
    • Review includes on time delivery of submittals and submittal approval prior to installation
    • Preparation of construction schedule using MS Project to validate GC schedule (GC will provide MS project schedule with logic as a starting point)
    • Track GC schedule once a week, denote the schedule showing percentage of task completed, and submit schedule status report twice a month.
    • Assist in developing SLAC positions for change order impacts to schedule
    • Assure GCs daily review of installations and documentation is uploaded to PCM
    • Assure compliance with client’s policies and procedures
    • Assure monthly review and comment on Progress Markup Drawings\Monthly as‐built
    • maintenance review and recommendation for approval
    • Facilitate Pre‐installation meetings & installation coordination with client’s Stakeholders
    • Attend meetings, review minutes, follow up to ensure action items are completed in a timely manner
    • Elect startup other necessary LOTO planning
    • MEP & IT labeling
    • Facilitate commissioning agent scope of work: Attend meetings, review minutes, follow up to ensure action items are completed in a timely manner
    • Ensure closure of open items; facilitate SLAC communication & follow up
    • Activity reporting including, but not limited to, safety observations, quality and compliance, walkthroughs, progress, scheduling, hours worked, delays, etc.
    • Potential change orders/Field change orders
    • Assist in negotiating and documenting appropriate scope, schedule, and budget with stakeholders


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture is required
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Construction Manager is required
    • Ability to handle multiple contractors and multiple fast-paced projects simultaneously is required
    • Strong oral and written communication skills are required
    • Knowledge and application of construction estimating, cost, project controls/scheduling, documentation, engineering/construction principles, techniques, materials, applications, and practices are required
    • Strong estimating skills for reviewing change orders is required
    • Must have laboratory experience and very strong skills with mechanical, electrical, plumbing and process piping systems
    • Must have OSHA safety certification (30 hrs is preferred
    • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products
    • Experience with project-related Construction Management systems such as Primavera are preferred
    • Certified Construction Manager 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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