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Established in 1987, Vali Cooper and Associates, Inc. (VC&A), is a leading construction management firm providing professional services to a wide range of public and private sector clients.  With more than 180+ licensed engineers, inspectors, and other support professionals in 9 offices in California, Nevada and Colorado.  VC&A has the proven capabilities and consistency of service by local professionals to successfully manage the construction of virtually any project. For the past 15 years, VC&A has been listed by Engineering News-Record as one of the nation’s top 100 construction management firms. 

Opportunity

VC&A is seeking a motivated Project Manager in Petaluma, CA who will drive Business Development, Program Management and Project Delivery. This position will assist in the

    • Development and implementation of Project Management and Project Delivery services for designated construction management projects on a continuous basis.
    • Coordination and execution of a BD and marketing strategy, consistent with VC&A’s overall strategic plan
    • Pursuing and winning projects
    • Recruiting and hiring qualified staff
    • Building and establishing business relationships for additional and ongoing company business

Responsibilities

The principal duties and responsibilities of the Project Manager include:

    • Development and implementation of Project Management and Project Delivery services for designated construction management projects on a continuous basis.
    • Coordination and execution of a BD and marketing strategy, consistent with VC&A’s overall strategic plan
    • Pursuing and winning projects
    • Coordination with marketing team and manage all requirements to complete the proposal process for pursuits 
    • Recruiting and hiring qualified staff
    • Building and establishing business relationships for additional and ongoing company business
  • Ensuring BD for Project Management is coordinated with the BD team and supervisor to develop sound strategies for success in the marketplace
  • Performing detailed market analyses to determine new growth opportunities while expanding and strengthening relationships within our existing client base
  • Travel needed (up to 40%) to establish and maintain relationships with new and existing clients
  • Active participation at pertinent industry and sponsorship functions statewide, including trade shows
  • Provide lead management responsibility for projects, including project oversight from initiation through construction
  • Act as resident engineer or any qualified project-scope-related staffing
  • Directs the preparation of project schedules, budgets, and quality control procedures as they relate to the VC&A contract
  • Resolves project delivery issues; provide recommended actions to the client (agency) as needed
  • Develop and negotiate contracts/cooperative agreements for the client (agency), consultants, and private contractors.
  • Develop cost proposals in compliance with VC&A practices.
  • Supervise VC&A staff and external consultant teams providing Project Management and Project Delivery.

 

Qualifications 

  • BS in Construction Management or Civil Engineering plus 8-10 years’ experience over seeing CM projects
  • Or 15 years in Construction Management and experience in marketing and business development.
  • Minimum 10 years with RE experience preferred.
  • Project Engineer experience required.
  • Bridge and structures representative experience a plus.
  • Caltrans Standard Specifications experience preferred.

Compensation & Benefits

Vali Cooper offers an attractive compensation package that is negotiable depending upon experience.  In addition we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Life, AD&D, LTD, Medical, Dental, Vision & Long Term Care insurance
  • Profit Sharing Plan including 401-k with matching funds feature
  • Fitness program
  • Educational & Professional development opportunities
  • Reimbursement for Membership in Professional Associations
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday Program

 

 


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