Vanir Construction Management, Inc.

Project Architect

Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
Job ID
Architecture / Design

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 Architect to join the team in Sacramento, California. The candidate will be an experienced, technical-focused licensed architect who is responsible for preparing feasibility studies, needs assessments, funding applications, space programs preliminary layouts for his clients. This position will have heavy involvement in pre-design, design management and pre-construction services, and shall have the experience and knowledge to advise project participants on state and local building codes and requirements for project development, including CBC, ADA, SFM, DOF, SPWB , FAA, Coastal Commission, COE, and local building and fire officials.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Strong knowledge of leading project development to include building codes, contracts, design, design/construction management, project systems/delivery, and specifications to ensure relation and compliance to project requirements
  • Manages, oversees and coordinates all facets of pre-design, project development, and bid/award phases of all assigned projects
  • Works with the design team to focus on the approved original project scope
  • Manages design budget and schedule
  • Interfaces with required project agencies and ensures meeting agency requirements for project development
  • Primary contact and liaison for owner and principle partner entities for the contract, design, systems, procedures and related deliverables
  • Coordinates with all pertinent public agencies to complete federal and state requirements as needed; coordinates with representatives from various utility and government agencies to obtain timely action on successive phases of project completion
  • Construction administration services; attend construction meetings, observe construction for conformance to contract documents, preparing and issuing Architects Supplemental Instruction, Change Directives, and Change Orders and responding to Requests for Information
  • Work collaboratively with project management and support services teams (scheduling, estimating, and constructability)
  • Assists project team with contracts, bid and contract planning
  • Leads team in project code analysis
  • Represents Vanir and clients in public hearings, meetings and presentations
  • Performs detailed project Constructability Reviews and document Quality Control
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree with emphasis in technical disciplines such as engineering, construction management, architecture, or equivalent technical area of study
  • 9+ years of experience in A/E/C industry
  • Architect license in CA is required
  • Autodesk Revit experience is required
  • Autodesk BIM software experience with multiple platforms is desired
  • CASp preferred 
  • DBIA Professional Certification preferred
  • Thorough understanding of current building codes including emphasis on ADA and SFM requirements
  • Thorough understanding of construction contracts, documents, drawings, and specifications
  • Applied experience in the areas of project accounting, cost, administrative, and personnel interaction in professional settings
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products
  • 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

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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