Construction Manager (Water)
Perris, CA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Construction Manager (Water)
Job Locations US-CA-Perris
Job ID 2024-4483 Category Construction / Project Management Type Full-Time
About Vanir

Vanir has been exceeding client expectations for 41 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. Duties include ensuring the project is on budget, schedule, and the design fits the requirements for the contract. May supervise field administrative staff, Field/Project Engineers and/or assistant Construction Managers. This position will support construction related to water and wastewater infrastructure including transmission pipelines; pump stations; storage; and water/wastewater treatment systems. The candidate will have project and construction management experience and/or expertise in one or more of the following: Water and Wastewater conveyance systems; Water and Wastewater treatment systems; Reclaimed/Recycled water transmission, distribution and storage; Water storage facilities; Pump stations; Groundwater Management Programs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

As a Construction Manager and on behalf of a client, the candidate will manage and administer all aspects of a successful water and wastewater project, which may include:

    Strong knowledge of contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure compliance with project requirements
  • Responsible as onsite liaison with contractor and oversight of progress of construction; Implement schedule, cost, quality, communication, decision-making, use tools and processes for multiple projects
  • Coordinates, directs, and monitors activities of contractors/subcontractors, engineers, architects, and related performing entities
  • 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
  • Assisting in the constructability review of water and/or wastewater project plans and specifications including evaluation and detailed design of water and wastewater treatment plants, pump plants, water reuse systems, distribution systems, conveyance, storage, and pipeline projects.
  • Providing professional services as client representative to ensure that projects are constructed on schedule, on budget and in accordance with project contract documents.
  • Duties shall include, but not limited to coordinating and administering compliance, and processing requests for information, submittals, invoices, billing, grant requirements, change orders, schedules, estimates and work plans through project completion and commissioning.
  • Work with local and state regulatory agencies for project permitting, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or equivalent is required
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience as a Construction Manager supervising staff and working on water and/or wastewater treatment facilities, pump stations,
    storage facilities, and conveyance pipelines is required
  • Construction Management experience on projects valued at $15M and greater
  • Strong communication, technical writing and time-management skills are required.
  • Construction Management experience working on water and/or wastewater treatment facilities, pump stations, storage facilities, and conveyance pipelines
  • Shall have the ability to work proactively in a high-paced environment and willingness to adjust and respond effectively to change
  • Proficient and experience in various project delivery methods.
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products, and experience with project control related systems such as Prolog and Primavera.
  • Local experience within California preferred
  • Professional Engineer (or successful completion of Engineer-in-Training examination) is preferred
  • CMAA - Construction Manager in Training (CMIT) or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) is preferred
  • DBIA - Design Build Associate, or Professional certification is preferred
  • Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred

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 $120,000.00-$145,000.00.


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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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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