Senior Project Manager
Livermore, CA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Senior Project Manager
Job Locations US-CA-Livermore
Job ID 2024-4512 Category Construction / Project Management Type Full-Time
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 reports to the Project Director or assigned project leadership. Provides planning, coordination and direction on a large ground-up STEAM project. Responsible for design phase management and construction management activities on a community college campus. Maintains budget and conducts work product with a high degree of quality, making sure to fulfill the requirements of the contract. This position will include being on site on a daily basis.

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:

    Provides senior level management support for the client to coordinate, direct and monitor activities of contractors/subcontractors, engineers, architects, state and local agencies and other related project entities.
  • Ability to standalone on a project and direct the project team.
  • Possesses design-phase, RFQ/P, bidding and construction management experience.
  • Oversees project and program scheduling, estimating, and execution plan support.
  • Has functional knowledge of contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure relation and compliance to construction/project requirements.
  • Ability to review and negotiate change orders.
  • Oversees quality control and quality assurance throughout design and construction phases.
  • Has experience with database project controls software systems.
  • Provides management support for the client to coordinate, direct and monitor activities of contractors/subcontractors, engineers, architects and related performing entities.
  • Ensures compliance with contract requirements of contractor, architect, engineer and other team members as applicable
  • Provides project controls, cost, and performance activities and procedures support and administration.
  • Oversees management of project logistics, organization, and manpower utilization.
  • Evaluates and understands fundamental construction means and methods.
  • Responsible to communicate effectively with project stakeholders regarding program, design scope, budget, schedule, and construction impact.
  • Responsible for execution plan including schedule development and management.
  • Ensures project management plan and procedures manuals are developed in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Assumes the lead in project meetings, and supervises work of others to include documentation, administration, and tracking of relevant information and statuses, and follow-up on action items of all participants.
  • Oversee monthly contractor payment application reviews.
  • Prepares accident/incident reports and performs follow-up investigations.
  • Ensures project closeout and documentation meets all contractual requirements for final project delivery to owner entities.
  • Consistently follows the organization's safety policy, promoting a positive and collaborative safety culture.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, Business or equivalent is required
  • DSA experience on public higher education projects
  • Knowledge of construction contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure relation and compliance to construction/project requirements
  • Knowledge of database project controls software systems such as EADoc, Prolog, or similar
  • Construction contract administration
  • Safety Training

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 $150,000-$180,000.


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