Site Planner Construction Manager

at Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
Location Charlotte, North Carolina
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Together, we can beat cancer.

At Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company, we bring together the world's best talent to realize our vision of a world without fear of cancer. Together, we work passionately to develop and deliver easy-to-use, efficient oncology solutions.

We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what's possible, to improve people's lives around the world. We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success.

If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear from you.

Site Planner/ Construction manager

Preferred locations: Mid-Atlantic region - VA/ WV / OH / TN / KY / NC / DC / MD


The primary responsibilities for this position are to provide site planning support to Varian's sales partners and our customers and collaborate and consult with the design and construction teams. Provide management construction and non-standard Rigging services provided to select customers using our preferred contractors under the Professional Services programs:

Virtual Attendance or Travel to Customer locations for site planning meetings with the customer, their design/construction team, and Varian sales.
Develop Customer Project Design Development and Equipment Coordination Drawings and Shielding Recommendations as required in project planning.
Review architectural and engineering drawings for compliance with Varian equipment site preparation requirements.
Coordinate projects with customers, their architects, contractors, and Varian installation staff. Respond to Requests for Information
(RFIs) from the Customers design team for technical information.
Provide first-line management of small to moderate construction projects, including Scope Development, Request for proposal & Award process, construction oversight, and Contract Administration.
Responsible for providing Planning & CM services across a regionally assigned large Planning Region.
Note: The duties listed above reflect general responsibilities necessary for the performance of the job and may not include additional ad-hoc assignments.

Qualifications and Experience:

Experience using AutoCAD or similar design software is mandatory.
Minimum of three to five years experience in architecture, construction, healthcare, or facilities planning organization.
Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent), Architecture, Construction Mgmt., or Project Mgmt. is preferred.
Experience with Medical Radiation Oncology equipment or related high technology equipment installation design and (is a plus but not mandatory).
General knowledge of construction code and government radiation regulations is required.
Experience in the preparation and reviewing of construction documents.
Experience and knowledge in construction management and processes are highly desired.
Experience/knowledge with equipment delivery and rigging processes through occupied finished spaces.
Proficient in utilizing PC business tools such as Outlook, Microsoft Project (TaskRay), SharePoint, Word, Excel, Teams, and PowerPoint.
Possess strong communication, customer relations, and problem-solving skills.
Possess the ability, competence, and confidence to lead people.
Willing to travel about 50% to project sites within US and Canada area.

To ensure compliance with applicable legal requirements in the U.S., including the federal COVID-19 vaccination mandate, all U.S. employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, subject to legally required and approved accommodations.

Fighting cancer calls for big ideas.

We envision a world without fear of cancer. Achieving this vision takes dedication and commitment from all of us, every single day. That's why we celebrate and value the distinctly beautiful and intersectional identities of each of our employees. We are a mirror of our patient-base, which allows us to innovate. Big ideas come from everywhere, and the best ideas are fostered by our unique individual experiences. At Varian, we encourage you to bring your whole self to work and believe your bold and authentic perspective will help to power more victories over cancer.

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