Vanir Construction Management, Inc.

Senior Scheduler

Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
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 is seeking an experienced Senior Schedule to join the team in Sacramento, California. The Senior Scheduler will report to the Senior Project Director, Project Director, or other assigned leadership. This position will serve projects in the Justice Sector.


This position will be based at a client project site office. Remote working opportunties for this role are not currently available. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervises the work of others and manages the performance of individuals through ongoing coaching, feedback and development to motivate, engage and drive a high performing team
  • Develops and maintains progress reports with the project team in order to inform management of program and project status
  • Review Contractor’s CPM schedules to verify compliance with specified project requirements, constraints, milestone dates, and completeness
  • Analyzes critical path and project constraints to determine any impact from changes of schedule; create recommendations for workarounds
  • Performs CPM Time Impact Analysis (TIAs) using various methods of analysis, and assists project team in negotiating settlements with Contractors
  • Prepares Schedule Variance Reports
  • Develops and maintains project and construction schedules identifying relationships, logic, milestones, and constraints for construction projects of various types
  • Monitors and actively participates in project and program scheduling issues while administering best practices and standards
  • Obtains accurate and timely program schedule updates from project teams and performs QA/QC on information received
  • Creates and develops conceptual what-if schedules for multiple project types including large complex multi-year projects
  • Performs Critical Path analyses and Earned Value analyses
  • Prepares ad-hoc reports and analyses as directed by management
  • Coordinates and attends program and project scheduling and construction progress meetings
  • Ability to represent Vanir and related entities in a professional manner at all times to ensure company policies and procedures as well as compliance to all applicable laws and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture
    • OR Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in any course, but with additional two (2) years of experience in Construction Scheduling to compensate for the required education
  • 8 years of full-time paid professional experience in Scheduling for an Owner or General Contractor, preferably working on justice, corrections, healthcare and/or educational facilities or public works projects.
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) preferred
  • AACE Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) preferred
  • Thorough understanding of construction contracts, documents, drawings, and specifications
  • Knowledge of Design-Bid-Build and Design-Build project delivery methodologies
  • High proficiency in Primavera P6, MS Project and MS Office Suite, and able to mentor others
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with project teams and department staff
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior organizational and planning skills

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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