Jesús Vargas has over 27 years of diverse experience in public and community relations, program management, project controls, construction management and project development. His work has contributed to the delivery of multi-million dollar public works, industrial, and public-private projects such as transit, highways, bridges, buildings, airports, utilities, wastewater plants, and environmental mitigation programs. He provides program management support to numerous public agencies in northern California.
Mr. Vargas is versatile in strategic project delivery methods, program support, and networking exercises. He is a highly energetic individual with numerous contacts in transportation and public agencies. He possesses excellent presentation skills, is a thorough project controls expert, and has experience with alternative projects delivery methods. Mr. Vargas has worked for Caltrans as a District 4 transportation engineer, and as a consultant he has worked seamlessly with numerous transit agencies, cities and developers.
Vargas’ Program Management experience includes quality assurance programs and risk management strategies in addition to coordinating utilities, right-of-way, permits, developing cooperative agreements and making payment recommendations for consultants and contractors. He also has been involved in numerous organizations such as the Associated general Contractors (AGC), the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Women Transportation Seminar (WTS), Conference of Minority Transit Officials (COMTO), and The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). He was recently appointed to The City of Alameda Transportation Commission and the CA High Speed Rail Business Advisory Committee.