Construction Project Manager (Education)

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Vanir Construction Management, Inc. Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree




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. We are currently recruiting to fill the following position:


Reports to the Program Manager or Area Manager and provides the planning, coordination and direction for construction management activities. Duties includes ensuring the project is on budget, schedule, and the design fits the requirements for the contract. May supervise field construction and administrative staff. This position has the potential to support construction in the Education Sector.


* Strong knowledge of contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure relation and compliance to project requirements

* Responsible for onsite quality assurance of contractor work

* Coordinate, direct, and monitor activities of contractors/subcontractors, engineers, architects, and related performing entities

* Manage project controls, cost, schedule, performance activities, and procedures required by the client

* Conduct project meetings and provide documentation, administration, and tracking of relevant information

* Ensure contractor, architect, engineer, will adhere to contractual requirements on areas of safety, performance, project staff, and equipment

* Provide management of project logistics, organization, safety, and manpower utilization

* Ensure project closeout to obtain guarantees, warranties, and related provisions for final project delivery to the owner

* Perform other duties as required to ensure project success


* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or equivalent required

* 5+ years of experience as a Construction or Project Manager in the Education Sector is 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 systems such as Prolog, Sure Track, and Primavera are required

* Proficiency with various document control systems, single and multi-prime delivery, as well as new construction and modernization of k-12 schools is preferred

* Experience with the Design Phase in the Education Sector highly preferred

* Experience with the implementation of IT low voltage systems for the new modern k-12 classroom is highly preferred

* Certified Construction Manager preferred

* Registration as Architect or Professional Engineer license is preferred


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