Vanir Construction Management, Inc.

  • Senior Construction Manager (Water/Wastewater)

    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 to the Los Angeles Area Manager and provides onsite leadership, coordination, and direction for construction management activities in the water/wastewater market in the Los Angeles region. Duties includes ensuring the project(s) is on budget, schedule, in conformance with contractual and safety requirements. May supervise additional project staff such as: Project Managers, Construction Managers, Field Engineers, Coordinators, Inspectors, or Administrative staff.


    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Providing construction management services in the water/wastewater, storm water, underground utilities, piping and conveyance systems, pump/lift stations, treatment plants, and reservoir/tanks markets
    • Strong knowledge of contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure relation and compliance to project requirements
    • Responsible as onsite liaison with contractor and oversight of progress of construction
    • Coordinate, direct, and monitor activities of contractors/subcontractors, engineers, architects, and related performing entities
    • Manage project controls, cost, schedule, performance activities, inspection, and procedures required by the client
    • Conduct project meetings and provide documentation, administration, and tracking of relevant information
    • Ensure contractors, architects, and engineers will adhere to contractual requirements on areas of safety, performance, project staff, and equipment
    • Provide management of project logistics, organization, safety, and staffing utilization
    • Ensure project closeout to obtain guarantees, warranties, and related provisions for turnover to the owner
    • Regularly report to Vanir and/or Client senior management on project(s) performance
    • Perform other duties as required to ensure project success

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, or Construction Management is required
    • 10+ years of experience as a Sr. Construction Manager with large infrastructure project experience in underground utilities, water/wastewater collection and conveyance systems, pumps, and lift stations is required
    • Strong familiarity with Los Angeles region regulatory and permitting agencies is required
    • Strong familiarity with Los Angeles region consultants, contractors and sub-contractors is required
    • Knowledge and application of construction estimating, cost, project controls/scheduling, documentation, engineering/construction principles, techniques, materials, applications, and practices are required
    • Strong oral and written communication skills are required
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) is preferred
    • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products, and experience with project related Construction Management systems (e.g., Primavera, PMWeb, eBuilder) 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


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