Vanir Construction Management, Inc.

  • Project Director

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle | US-WA-Bellevue
    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

    Vanir Construction Management, Inc. is seeking a Project Director to provide senior-level project management and construction management services for local Puget Sound region educational facility projects. This position will oversee planning, design, construction, and closeout of facilities projects. Projects may include K-12 schools, University facilities, and Community Colleges. Position will likely oversee major capital programs and be responsible for direct client interface and overseeing a team of project managers and construction managers.


    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Lead construction efforts in accordance with the district’s program policies and procedures
    • Develop an implementation plan and master schedule that reflects the priorities of the district
    • Responsible for timely completion of all deliverables required by the client
    • Financial reporting to the client and the bond oversight committee
    • Develop and review contract documents
    • Report and collaborate with client’s senior management team on all project matters
    • Develop and implement a program quality management system
    • Document and report all program/project data accurately and in a timely manner
    • Manage program controls, cost, schedule, performance activities, and procedures required by the client
    • Track all program and project level status and provide management reports relative to scheduling, cost control, staffing and other related contract requirements
    • Create and present program and project data clearly to multiple internal and external stakeholder groups
    • Identify risk and create risk mitigation plans successfully
    • Develop recommended actions and assist in resolving disputes relative to design and construction
    • Provide management of program logistics, organization, safety, and manpower utilization
    • Perform other related duties as assigned to ensure program and project success
    • Ensure contractor, architect, and engineer will adhere to contractual requirements on areas of safety, performance, project staff, and equipment

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture is required
    • 10+ years of experience providing project / program management services in the Puget Sound region, with K-12 and/or University/College facilities is required
    • Experience in managing the full construction of education construction project life-cycle: including pre-construction, design phases, and oversight of constructability reviews is required
    • Knowledge of local contracting and design market is a must
    • 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 experience with project related scheduling systems such as MS Project or Primavera are required
    • Registration as Architect or Professional Engineer license 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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