Vanir Construction Management, Inc.

  • Project Development Manager

    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

    • Plans and coordinates the execution of pre-construction activities associated with the preparation for the building of new schools and modernization projects
    • Responsible for the scope, schedule and budget and overall success of multiple new and modernization school projects
    • Resolves complex planning, design and construction project-related issues, disputes and disagreements
    • Develops, assigns and monitors performance of Assistant Facility Development Managers (AFDM), Design Managers (DM) and Design professionals relative to assigned projects
    • Reports on project budget, schedule and issues. Provides information and analysis of project issues to Departmental, Branch and Board representatives.
    • Reviews status and overall planning, design and construction project progress relative to submittal schedules. Reviews project through all development phases, and assesses status, progress and potential.
    • Coordinates with representatives from various utility and government agencies to obtain timely action on successive phases of project completion
    • Assists project team staff with A/E contracts, bid and contract planning
    • Reviews and verifies Design Professional contract scope, fees and applications for payment and performs overall fiscal management of multiple projects
    • Provides functional direction over areas of responsibility including project schedules, cost control, dispute resolution, contract administration and quality control
    • Coordinates project activities, requirements and schedules with other District organizational branches and departments such as the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Design and A/E Technical Support, Project Execution, Facilities Contract Administration, Inspection Unit, Maintenance and Operations, local Educational Service Centers and site personnel
    • Develops and recommends internal policies and procedures
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management is required
    • Ten (10) years of experience managing the planning, design, construction and coordination of capital projects is required
    • Five (5) years of the above experience in educational facility construction (DSA) or public works projects required
    • Experience with LEED and/or Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS) projects is preferred
    • Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM) is preferred
    • Registered Architect (RA) for the State of California is preferred
    • LEED Professional Accreditation 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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