Vanir Construction Management, Inc.

Construction Manager

Job Locations US-CA-Oakland
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 Construction Manager provides the onsite leadership, coordination, and direction for construction management activities. May supervise field administrative staff, Field/Project Engineers and/or assistant Construction Managers. This position will report to the assigned project leadership. Provides support with planning, coordination and direction for construction management activities on a new design-build parking structure project.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ability to standalone on a project and direct the project team
  • Possesses design-phase, RFQ/P, bidding and construction management experience
  • Has functional knowledge of contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure relation and compliance to construction/project requirements
  • Ability to review and negotiate change orders
  • Manages all aspects of construction, including close-out activities (punchlist management, warranty paperwork, as-builts and all pertinent turnover documentation)
  • Has experience with database project controls software systems
  • Provides management support for the client to coordinate, direct and monitor activities of contractors/subcontractors, engineers, architects and related performing entities
  • Provides project controls, cost, and performance activities and procedures support and administration
  • Assists the project team with tracking of the construction progress/schedule, verifying field conditions against approved drawings, processing of PCO (Potential Change Orders), Submittals and RFIs
  • Organizes and maintain all records, correspondence, contracts, research analysis, and all other material related to the design, bidding, and construction
  • Tracks and maintain logs of submittals, RFI’s, construction change documents, change order requests, and approved change orders
  • Certifies and track monthly progress payments
  • Coordinates special inspections with onsite contractors
  • Evaluates and understands basic construction means and methods
  • Maintains project photos and daily reports
  • Assists with scheduling of inspections
  • Performs other duties as required to ensure project success

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture is required (Extensive relevant construction management experience in place of education may be considered)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Construction Manager is required
  • Experience with DSA / public projects is required
  • Knowledge of construction contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications
  • Construction Contract administration experience 
  • Familiarity with project controls software such as Eadocs, Prolog, Impact or similar
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products, and experience with project-related Construction Management systems are preferred
  • Certified Construction Manager 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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