Project Control Coordinator, Fresno, CA

Project Control Coordinator, Fresno, CA


Position Summary: 

Cordoba Corporation has an immediate opportunity at our client’s office in Fresno for a Project Control/Reporting Coordinator.  Reporting directly to the Regional Project Controls Manager of the Fresno Rail Delivery Partners’ (RDP) team, this role will serve as a key project controls resource who will liaise with all the Infrastructure Delivery Project and Construction Management team members, the Regional Directors, the Program Controls functional leads that are located in Sacramento.  This role is a key player in gathering, compiling, and preparing project and contract status reports for California’s High-Speed Rail Authority’s multi-billion-dollar program.


Project Summary:

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is overseeing the design and construction of a $64-billion-dollar state-of-the-art high-speed rail system, connecting mega regions with 800 miles of track with trains that operate at speeds over 200 mph.

The high-speed rail system is being built through a series of design-build contracts, construction packages. Currently, the Authority has identified four construction packages (CP) within the Central Valley of California:

  • CP 1
    • 32 mile stretch from Madera County to Fresno County. It includes 12 grade separations, 2 viaducts, 1 tunnel and a major river crossing over the San Joaquin River.
  • CP 2-3
    • A combined package of CP 2 and CP 3, CP 2-3 is 60 miles from the terminus of CP 1 running from Fresno County to one mile north of the Tulare-Kern County line. It includes approximately 36 grade separations, including viaducts, underpasses, and overpasses.
  • CP 4
    • 22 mile stretch ranging from one mile north of the Tulare/Kern County line to the south. It will include construction of at-grade, retained fill and aerial sections of the high-speed rail alignment and relocations of four miles of existing BNSF tracks


Essential Functions:

  • Develop, monitor, track, analyze, forecast, and report on project budgets, estimates to complete, commitments, expenditures, project progress and productivity, work plans and schedules, changes, issues, and risk register items.
  • Coordinate with all the key stakeholders in gathering the project and contact information as needed to prepare, compile, and finalize the monthly, quarterly, and other reports
  • Coordinate with project and construction managers and other stakeholders to ensure project financial data is complete and accurate
  • Analyze project financial trends by comparing budget against actual and forecast data; provide recommendations
  • Maintain project documentation, including logs of issues, trends, potential change orders, and change orders, along with their status
  • Review and provide feedback on schedules and reports submitted by consultants and contractors
  • Investigate project variances and prepare variance reports
  • Prepare reports regarding the remaining funding and contingency available for projects and contracts
  • Attend and participate in project status meetings and other meetings as required
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required
  • Prepare, coordinate project controls presentations
  • Identify potential project problems early, report issues and problems to operations leadership
  • Printing and distribution of technical and administrative reports, assembly of monthly report packages and other project controls duties as assigned
  • Provide earned value analysis and forecasting to support project completion date including alternative scenario analysis for work concurrency
  • Provide risk management reporting including tracking of project issues, risk avoidance, and risk mitigation.
  • Take day-to-day direction and coordination from the Regional Project Controls Manager in Fresno


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or a similar, relevant discipline
  • Working knowledge of Oracle Primavera P6
  • Strong command of Microsoft products, particularly Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • At least seven (7) years’ experience in project controls support for the design and construction of projects with a constructed value of at least $100M, transportation infrastructure preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and written including written reports and summaries, and presentations
  • Preference will be given to applicants with recent, prior experience working on major projects for the state of California or its agencies
  • The ability to work in the United States immediately is required, local candidates preferred.


Physical Demands and Requirements:

  • Ability to conduct site visits within the program’s service territory, including uneven terrain.
  • A valid California Driver’s License is required.


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