VSCE, Inc. (VSCE) was founded by Jesús M. Vargas in 2004. The firm is headquartered in Oakland with additional offices in Stockton, Fresno, and Los Angeles. Our staff has worked on numerous projects in complicated geographic and/or political environments for public agencies such as BART, Caltrans, CA High Speed Rail, Alameda County Transportation Commission, Caltrain, VTA, Merced (the Bus), MTC, OCTA, AC Transit, and the Cities of Oakland, Tracy, Modesto, Manteca, Fresno, Woodlake, Porterville and Manteca. A condensed list of VSCE’s breadth of work includes the following:
• Alameda CTC, Project I-680 Northbound and Southbound Express Lanes
• BART, On-Call Sustainable Construction Management Projects
• Caltrans District 4 & 10, On Call Program / Project Management Support
• VTA, BART Phase 1 Extension to Berryessa Design Build - Outreach and Construction Management
• City of Tracy, 11th St East Tracy Overhead Bridge Replacement, Tracy, CA.
• I-5 Improvements, Elk Grove CA - Construction Management
• City of Stockton, Safe Routes to Schools – Outreach
• City of Modesto, SR-132 West - Construction Management
• CA HSR, Fresno to Corcoran – Outreach and Construction Management
Who we are
Founded with a vision
VSCE Inc was founded in 2004 with the idea that the industray was ready for a different kind of consturuction company. One that focused on a customer-centric partnership.
VSCE is a San Francisco area based engineering consulting firm with more than 16 years of experience providing services for numerous highways, bridge, transit and building projects in the Bay Area and throughout Northern California.
We have a team of highly qualified Program Managers, Design Engineers, Public Relations Specialists, Resident Engineers, Construction Managers, Inspectors, Office Engineers, and Administrative staff.
Our professionals offer in-depth knowledge, decades of experience, and continue to deliver and manage projects of high value ($250M+).
Our firm's infrastructure borrows from those of larger (200+ employee) firms without the delays of a multidivisional organizational hierarchy structure. Our hiring and interviewing process allows us to swiftly bring aboard the most qualified, knowledgeable, and capable staff, who continue to out-perform and self-evolve.
Our mentorship model offers our team invaluable organic growth and development, while uncovering new processes that translate to project efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
VSCE's corporate staff roles overlap to ensure our systems are streamlined, processes are not stagnant, and ensures contract agreements are reviewed and executed so the work begins on-time. We continue to encourage our team to participate in local outreach community-centric programs to learn more about what is most important to the communities we work in and prepares us to adjust to changing policies and safety protocols.
We remain committed to partnering with community organizations, cities, counties, and regulatory agencies in full support of environmental, economic, and social sustainability.
VSCE holds certifications as a DBE (CUCP) and SBA (State of California DGS); SLBE (Alameda CTC); SLEB (Alameda County); LBE (Port of Oakland); LBE (City of Oakland); LA Metro SBE, LA LBE for (DBE & MBE) and BART Micro SBE.
Our experienced project managers, construction managers, resident engineers, schedulers, contract administrators, and community relations professionals are able to take the ownership of our clients’ challenging objectives, applying a results-driven approach to achieving project goals.
VSCE, Inc. is headquartered in Oakland, California, and serves clients throughout California with offices in Northern, Central, and Southern California.
The combined experiences of VSCE’s professionals exceed projects valued at over $2 billion. We strive to be the number one project and construction management firm in the region while remaining true to our firm’s original focus of providing only the highest quality of personalized service to each our clients.
Our team makes the difference.
At VSCE, we believe that the successful delivery of any project we undertake depends upon the ability of our staff to foresee and identify potential problems and apply effective solutions before they negatively affect the project schedule and budget.
Our project delivery approach is built around comprehensive pre-project planning, effective execution plans, and a commitment to keep stakeholders informed at all times.
Building California's future
Our staff has worked on a broad range of infrastructure projects, successfully navigating complicated geographic and political environments. Most work has been done for public agencies, leading contractors, and established non-profit organizations.
VSCE, Inc. offers expertise for the following facility types:
VSCE, Inc. is certified as a DBE by Caltrans, as SBE by California DGS, and as MBE by California Public Utilities Commission. Other certifications maintained include Alameda County’s GSA SLEB, Port of Oakland LBE, and LA Metro’s DBE/SB/LBE.