Vanir Construction Management, Inc.

Senior Project Manager

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

The Senior Project Manager provides the overall planning, coordination, and direction for project management activities to ensure they meet Owner needs, specifications, cost, and schedule, from initial project identification through construction closeout, under the direction of Project Director.  May supervise and team with office/field administrative staff, project/field engineers, assistant project/construction managers, project/construction managers and other assigned staff.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for providing the following services or for supervising the Project Management team members that perform these services:

  • Primary contact and liaison for Owner and other partner entities for the contract, design, procurement, construction, and closeout of various project types, specifically local detention facilities (i.e., jails and juvenile halls)
  • Develops project specific procedures and documentation, and consults with Owner on design and construction contracts and related A/E systems for the project
  • Ensures contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications comply with construction/project requirements
  • Obtains, maintains, and manages data, information, communications, and approvals required by project and Vanir requirements between Owner, architects, engineers, and other project-related entities
  • Represents Owner, project and related parties in public forums and meetings
  • Manages project controls, cost, and performance activities and procedures, project logistics, organization, and project closeout
  • Leads in project meetings to include documentation, administration, and tracking of relevant information and statuses
  • Coordinates and monitors activities of construction management staff, contractors, engineers, architects, and related performing entities
  • Ensures project team adheres to safety requirements
  • Manages procurement services, as may be required by the Owner
  • Manages front-end and contract documents for construction including Divisions 00 and 01
  • Able to work with in-house estimators, schedulers, architects, engineers, BIM technicians, and constructability reviewers that are required for each building project
  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or equivalent is required
  • Minimum of 9 years of experience as a Project Manager (or equivalent) in another similar firm, and experience supervising staff is required
  • Progressive knowledge and application of project inception, project development including master planning, A/E solicitation, design-phase management, cost and project controls, scheduling, and documentation.  
  • Knowledge of architecture/engineering and construction principles, contracts and delivery methods (design/build, design/bid/build) are required
  • Thorough understanding of contracts documents, Division 00/01, drawings, and specifications and applied experience in the areas of project accounting, cost control, administrative, and personnel interaction in professional settings are required
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products, Bluebeam, and proficiency with project-related systems such as Prolog or other management software is required
  • Experience with the following building types is critical: juvenile halls, jails, County buildings
  • Knowledge of lease revenue bond fund funding for jails and juvenile halls is advantageous
  • Registration as an Architect or Professional Engineer is preferred but not required
  • Certified Construction Managers or Project Management Professionals are 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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