Contract Administration, Sacramento, CA

Contract Administration, Sacramento, CA


Position Summary: 

The California High-Speed Rail program is the first ever high-speed rail system in the U.S.  It will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands.  By 2029, the system will run from San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin in under three hours at speeds of more than 200 miles per hour. The system will also extend to Sacramento and San Diego, totaling 800 miles with up to 24 stations.


Essential Functions:

  • Prepare subconsultant agreements, amendments and related legal documents.
  • Review all subconsultant submittals for completeness, compliance, and accuracy.
  • Communicate with subconsultant representatives regarding budget and contract compliance issues.
  • Respond to subconsultant inquiries.
  • Assist with budget and annual work plan development, as needed.
  • Review / analyze documents for audit compliance; assist in responding to audit requests.
  • Draft formal notices transmitting WSP and Client directives.
  • Update and monitor subcontract project databases to ensure subcontract information is current and complete
  • Develop status reports and analyses, as requested.
  • Assist in development of contracting policies and procedures for RDP compliance.


Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise

  • Knowledge of: contract management tools and techniques to deliver large, complex public sector construction projects.
  • Understanding of contract law, including rules of contract interpretation and contracting principles; ability to analyze and interpret complex legal documents.
  • Ability to draft contracts and related legal documents without supervision.
  • Knowledge of: Federal Acquisition Regulations and federal contracting requirements.
  • Ability to direct and interact with subconsultants to deliver the high-speed rail project and resolve disputes as they arise.
  • Ability to use computer-based project controls software.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to manage significant volume of data and records.
  • Strategic thinker; able to plan and prioritize.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the formation and administration of contracts under federal regulations.
  • Prior experience on large, multiple contract programs.
  • Familiarity with design, construction, and program management contracts.
  • Strong spreadsheet skills including linking cells, tabs and files; ability to create and apply a wide variety of Excel formulas to produce reports; perform analysis and presentation materials including expenditure, totals, percentages, margin, budget versus actuals and other reports as required.
  • Experience working as part of a team with responsibility for managing a range of subconsultant contracts to meet contractual requirements.
  • Law degree


We strongly believe in making a difference—for our clients, our communities, and ourselves. As such, we seek the best in our employees. In turn, we offer a competitive compensation package including: medical, dental, and vision insurances, life insurance, paid holiday, vacation, and sick days, and a 401 (k) retirement plan.

Cordoba Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer