Full Job Description
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.
The Project Architect will serve as a Design Services Manager to provide the overall design services planning, coordination, and direction for Program Management to ensure it meets the client's programmatic needs and standards, industry design standards, regulatory codes, and industry trends. Will supervise office/field staff assisting in this effort. This position will support projects in the justice sector.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Required design services include architectural space programs, prototypical design elements, security standards, sustainability standards, owner Design Guidelines and standards, guideline specifications and a variety of other services that will establish the Program design standards and parameters. The Design Services Manager reports internally to the Deputy Program Manager for Program Controls. The Design Services Manager provides overall guidance for:
Development, refinement, and overall management of the client's design review process
Scheduling, development, and execution of Subconsultant design review contracts and Task Orders
Assist A/E Teams, Design Review Teams, Commissioning Teams, OSHPD Peer Review Teams, Construction Management Teams, Project Managers, and Client Stakeholders in the design review process
Provide oversight of multiple Design Review Team efforts
Conduct Quality Assurance and Quality Control of the design review process
Assist in the management and closeout of the SDD Drawings and Specifications Change Requests
Execution of Subconsultant SDD review contracts and Task Orders
Provide review, editing, and oversight of Subconsultant SDD review efforts
Assist in review and edit of client's Design Criteria Guidelines, standards, and drawings
Provide guidance on space standards specific to client's programmatic needs
Oversight of ADA and California building code application to the Program
Assist in the management and development of the client's Accessibility Transition Plans at multiple locations
Manage the technical data contained within client's Accessibility Transition Plans SharePoint site
Provide guidance on access codes and regulations specific to client's ADA Title II needs
Occasional travel for field assessment of existing conditions within occupied prisons
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or equivalent is required
Minimum of 9 years of experience as a Project Manager and an additional 3 years of experience as a Senior Project Manager supervising staff is required
Advanced knowledge and application of master planning, A/E solicitation, project development, design phase management, construction cost estimating, project controls/scheduling, documentation, engineering/construction principles, contracts and delivery methods is required
Thorough understanding of construction contracts, documents, drawings, and specifications and applied experience in the areas of project administrative and personnel interaction in professional settings is required
Thorough knowledge of the California Building Code (CBC) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is required
Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products is required; SharePoint experience is preferred
Registration as an Architect or Professional Engineer is required; California licensure is preferred
California Certified Access Specialist (CASp) is preferred
Certified Construction Manager preferred
Experience in the design of Corrections and Rehabilitation projects is 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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