Vanir Construction Management, Inc.

Senior Construction Manager

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
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 Construction Manager provides the onsite leadership, coordination, and direction for construction management activities for multiple or complex projects. Duties include ensuring the project(s) are on budget, schedule, and the design fits the requirements for the contracts. Will supervise construction management team, which may consist of Construction Manager(s), Assistant Construction Manager(s), Field/Project Engineer(s), field administrative staff and other project staff as assigned. This position will support construction in the Public Sector.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

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

  • Provides construction management services on multiple or complex projects
  • Strong knowledge of contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure compliance with project requirements for public projects
  • Responsible as onsite liaison with contractor and oversight of progress of construction
  • Coordinates, directs, and monitors activities of contractors/subcontractors, engineers, architects, and related performing entities
  • Manages project controls, cost, schedule, performance activities, and procedures or as required by the client
  • Conducts project meetings and provides meeting minutes, documentation, administration, and tracking of relevant information
  • Ensures contractors, architects, and engineers will adhere to contractual requirements on areas of safety, performance, project staff, and equipment
  • Provides management of project logistics, organization and safety
  • Ensures project closeout to obtain guarantees, warranties, and related provisions for turnover to the owner, including closeout requirements
  • Ensures project team adheres to safety requirements
  • Performs other duties as required to ensure project success

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture is required
  • Minimum of 9 years of experience as a Construction Manager and an additional 3 years of experience as a Senior Construction Manager supervising staff is required
  • Experience with public projects in California is required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required
  • Knowledge and application of construction estimating, cost, project controls/scheduling, documentation, engineering/construction principles, techniques, materials, applications, and practices are required
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products, and experience with project-related Construction Management systems are required
  • Ability to handle multiple contractors and multiple fast-paced projects simultaneously is required
  • Registration as an Architect, Professional Engineer, and/or licensed as a General Contractor is 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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