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Project Manager (Local Government)

Chicago, IL | Full Time
24 Days Ago

Job Description

About Vanir

Vanir Construction Management, Inc. 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 Project Manager provides the 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, and other assigned staff. This position will support construction in the Local Government Sector.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Primary contact and liaison for owner and principle partner entities for the contract, design, systems, procedures and related deliverables
  • Develops project specific procedures and documentation, and may consult with Owner on design and construction contracts and related A/E systems for the project
  • Functional knowledge of contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure compliance with construction/project requirements
  • Obtains, maintains, and manages data, information, communications, and approvals required by project and company requirements between owner, architects, engineers, and other project-related entities
  • Represents owner, project and related parties in public forums and meetings
  • Manages project controls, cost, and performance activities and procedures, project logistics, organization, systems and project closeout
  • Leads in project meetings to include documentation, administration, and tracking of relevant information and statuses
  • May coordinate, direct, and monitor activities of construction management staff, contractors, engineers, architects, and related performing entities
  • Manages bid phase services, as may be required by the client
  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or equivalent is required (Extensive relevant project management experience in place of education may be considered)
  • Minimum of 15 years experience in Construction, Architecture, or Engineering in a Management position
  • Knowledge and application of master planning, A/E solicitation, project development, design-phase management, construction estimating, cost, project controls/scheduling, documentation, engineering/construction principles, contracts and delivery methods are required
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products, and experience with project-related systems such as Prolog and Primavera are required
  • Proficiency with various document control systems, as well as new construction and modernization of Local Government Facilities is preferred
  • Registration as an Architect or Professional Engineer 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 www.vanir.com.

   

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Contact Email: careers@vanir.com

 

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.

 

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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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