Construction Manager

Job Locations US-CA-Foster City
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 to the Project Director or assigned project leadership. Provides planning, coordination and direction for construction management activities on K-12 projects to ensure they are on time and on budget with a high degree of quality. Makes sure to fulfill the requirements of the contract.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Possesses functional knowledge of contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure relation and compliance to construction/project requirements
  • Has experience with database project controls software systems
  • Provides management support for the client to coordinate, direct and monitor activities of contractors/subcontractors, engineers, architects and related performing entities. Provides project controls, cost, and performance activities and procedures support and administration.
  • Coordinates, directs and monitors activities of moving classrooms, offices and other school facilities between school sites
  • Leads project meetings and issues meeting minutes for the administration and tracking of relevant information and statuses
  • Monitors the progress of the project team and provides routine reporting (Daily reports, Weekly Progress Reports, Monthly Reports, Submittal & RFI Logs, Change Order Logs, etc.)
  • Provide administration and processing of project logistics, organization, safety, and manpower utilization
  • Responsible for project closeout to secure guarantees, warranties, and related provisions for final project delivery to owner entities
  • Coordinate and consult with District’s Director, the District’s consulting team, the District’s design team, and the Project Inspector to develop, plan, coordinate, organize, and manage each project. Monitor and advise the District as to all material developments on the project.
  • Develop and maintain a master schedule for the Project, which identifies critical path milestones. Facilitate pull planning sessions as needed.
  • Perform constructability reviews, determine construction feasibility, availability of materials and labor, time requirements for installation and construction, and factors relating to cost 
  • Prepare and implement methods to budget and track all expenditures on the project and generate reports to the District, and maintain District’s financial reporting systems as they relate to the project. Accountability experience preferable
  • Prepare project accounting reports as required for quarterly Citizens Oversight Committee
  • Monitor, track, and certify all costs associated with changes in the work
  • Ensure DIR reporting requirements are followed
  • Assist the District, as applicable, in pre-qualifying bidders if prequalification is permitted or required by the District; generating and increasing interest among qualified bidders; advertising to solicit bids for the Project; coordinating delivery of the bid documents to the bidders; and reviewing submitted bids. Perform outreach efforts to increase contractor response. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture is required
  • 5+ years of experience as a Construction Manager is required
  • Experience with DSA / public projects in California, specifically with Higher Education, Community College, or K-12 projects
  • Ability to handle multiple contractors and multiple fast-paced projects simultaneously is required
  • Familiarity with construction contract administration is required
  • Knowledge and application of construction estimating, cost, project controls/scheduling, documentation, engineering/construction principles, techniques, materials, applications, and practices are required
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products, and knowledge of project controls software such as Eadocs, Prolog, Impact or similar are preferred
  • Certified Construction Manager preferred
  • Safety training is required

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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