Vanir Construction Management, Inc.

  • Assistant Construction Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
    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 Assistant Construction Manager provides assistance in the planning, coordination and direction for construction management activities on projects to ensure they are on time, budget, schedule, cost, and project performance to ensure the requirements for the contract. Provides administration to maintain management and project facilitation for the successful completion per compliance, contractual, owner and Vanir requirements. This position reports to the Construction Manager, Project Manager, and/or Project Director, or assigned project leadership. The Assistant Construction Manager may supervise activities of project administrative staff and/or Field/Project Engineers. This position will support construction in the Education Sector.


    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Maintain knowledge of contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure relation and compliance to construction/project requirements
    • Using Client’s Software - Obtains, maintains, and administers the data, information, communications, and approvals required by project and company requirements between owner, architects, engineers, contractors/subcontractors, or other project related entities
    • Provide support to coordinate, direct and monitor activities of contractors/subcontractors, engineers, architects and related performing entities
    • Provide project controls, cost, and performance activities and procedures support and administration
    • Coordinate, direct and monitor activities of moving classrooms, offices and other school facilities between two school sites
    • Participate in project meetings to include documentation, administration, and tracking of relevant information and statuses
    • Monitor and report contractor, architect, engineer, and provider contractual requirements on areas of Daily reports, safety, performance, project staff, and equipment
    • Provide administration and processing of project logistics, organization, safety, and manpower utilization
    • Ensure project closeout to secure guarantees, warranties, and related provisions for final project delivery to owner entities
    • Oversee related activities and tasks as necessary
    • Provide all services and objectives for the application of Vanir’s quality services

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture is required
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience as an Assistant Construction Manager is required
    • Experience with K-12 projects in California is highly preferred
    • Knowledge of construction contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications is required
    • Knowledge of project controls/scheduling, documentation, engineering/construction principles, techniques, materials, applications, and practices is required
    • Construction contract administration experience is required
    • Safety training is requiredStrong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products, and experience with project-related Construction Management systems such as Eadocs, Prolog, or Impact is preferred
    • Construction Manager in Training (CMIT) 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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    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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