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Senior Project Manager/Corrections

Company: Vanir Construction Management
Location: Napa
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

About Vanir
Vanir has been exceeding client expectations since 1964. 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. May supervise office/field administrative staff, project/field engineers, assistant project/construction managers, project/construction managers and other assigned staff. This position will support construction in the Justice Sector.

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 principle partner entities for administering the construction contract, procedures and all related deliverables
  • Manages pre-construction services including but not limited to, constructability plan review, plan check coordination with project architect, Division 00 and 01 specifications preparation, cost estimate. Ensures contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications comply with construction/project requirements
  • Attends and presents at project status presentations to committees and the Board of Supervisors
  • Obtains, maintains, and manages data, information, communications, and approvals required by project and company requirements between owner, architects, engineers, and other project-related entities
  • Manages project controls, cost, schedules, and performance activities and procedures, project logistics, organization, systems commissioning and training, and project closeout. Experience with Change Order analyses and contract delay negotiations a must
  • Manages the (IOR) and coordinates with the materials testing agency in the field for adherence to the project plans and specifications and all contractual requirements
  • Manages the Commission Agent and commissioning processes
  • Manages the Move Manager and move management processes
  • Leads weekly construction meetings including management of meeting agendas and minutes, and tracks relevant information and statuses; prepares construction progress reports
  • Coordination with contractor and County's design consultants regarding Requests for Information (RFIs), Submittals, Requests for Quotes/Proposals; manages the Change Order review and negotiations with contractor
  • Collection and review of certified payroll records from contractor
  • Monitoring of Environmental Impact Report mitigation measures and permit requirements implemented by Contractor
  • Assistance with and adherence to all SB 844/863 requirements including all required documentation and communications with State staff during construction and project close-out
  • Coordination of FF&E installations, commissioning and training, construction punch list development and completion, move management, and project close-out
  • Ensures project team adheres to safety requirements
  • Performs other duties as required

    Minimum Qualifications: -

    • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or equivalent is required
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience as a Senior Project Manager with at least 3 years of experience supervising staff
    • Experience building correctional and medical facilities is preferred
    • Experience managing concrete tilt-up buildings is preferred
    • Experience managing the construction of a facility worth $90 million or more required
    • Experience managing underground, unforeseen conditions (old foundations and structures) and major utility installations
    • Experience and knowledge of current Cal-Trans Specifications a plus
    • Experience managing pre-construction services (including estimating and bid process), in addition to managing the construction phase, commissioning and project close-out
    • Advanced knowledge and experience managing construction estimating, project budget, project controls/scheduling, documentation, engineering/construction materials, methods and principles, contracts and various delivery methods are required
    • Thorough understanding of drawings and specifications and applied experience in the areas of client and personnel interaction in professional settings are required
    • Experience managing subconsultants and their work including the Inspector of Record, geologist, materials and testing inspections, the commissioning agent, and move management consultant
    • Experience managing Design-Bid-Build projects in the San Francisco Bay Area and experience with local contractors a plus
    • Strong computer skills and familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite of products, and experience with project control-related systems such as ProjectSight, Procore, MS Project, Kahua or Primavera are required
    • Certified Construction Manager is a plus

      Offered rate of compensation will be based on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including education, qualifications, experience, and geographic location. The Salary range for this position is $120,000-$175,000.

      Vanir offers a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that includes 401(k) Savings with employer matching contributions, medical, dental, vision, health savings account (HSA) with employer contributions, life, AD&D and disability benefits, flexible spending account (FSA), voluntary benefits, Teladoc, pet insurance, paid time off, national employee assistance program (EAP) and employee referral program.
      How to Apply
      If you're interested in working for Vanir 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.

      We Participate in E-Verify

      Pursuant to the Ban The Box Act/Fair Chance Initiative, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. -

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