Reports to: President

Work Site: Remote

Status: Full Time (Exempt)

Compensation: Based on Qualifications

Date: TBD

Approved: President


Hallmark Group is a Sacramento-based capital program management company that has been operating since its
establishment in 2001. We specialize in providing a range of services including strategic planning, organizational
leadership, and qualified representation for the administration and management of large capital improvement
programs. Our expertise extends to serving public sector entities, institutional clients, non-profit organizations, as
well as offering construction management services for the entire project lifecycle. We provide expert advice and
support in various areas, including project planning, budgeting, procurement, contract management, risk
mitigation, and quality control.

At Hallmark Group, we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver exceptional results through our comprehensive
approach to all aspects of capital program management. Our resolute team brings a wealth of knowledge and a
results-driven approach to every project we undertake. Apply now for the opportunity to join our team and
contribute to our continued success in executing exceptional projects.


Hallmark Group is actively seeking an initiative-taking and innovative Project Controls Specialist to join our
dynamic Project Controls team. As a Project Controls Specialist, you will play a crucial role in ensuring effective
communication, technical expertise, relationship management, and team building within our organization. This
position entails frequent and fast-paced interaction with various public and private entities, including external
consultant teams.


• Develop and implement robust project controls for major capital programs, ensuring adherence to
cost/budget, schedule, and document management requirements in accordance with state and federal
• Create and enhance processes and procedures to streamline project controls, optimizing efficiency and
effectiveness throughout the planning, design, and construction phases.
• Demonstrate a proven track record in developing and managing controls for documents, contracts, and
costs, delivering successful outcomes in complex projects.
• Collaborate closely with stakeholders to gather requirements, identify risks, and develop mitigation
strategies, fostering a collaborative and solution-oriented environment.


Behave Ethically and demonstrate a strong understanding of ethical behavior and business practices, ensuring
personal conduct and the behavior of others align with the values of Hallmark Group in all professional
interactions and decisions.

Communicate Effectively and possess excellent speaking, listening, and writing skills to convey information clearly,
thoroughly, and in a timely manner, while utilizing appropriate communication tools and techniques.

Foster Creativity/Innovation by actively seeking new and unique ways to improve organizational operations and
identify new opportunities.

Encourage Teamwork through cooperative and effective collaboration with others, both within and outside the
team, reach goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness. Promote a
supportive and inclusive team environment that values diverse perspectives and contributions.

Lead by exhibiting positive leadership qualities through clear communication and guidance, which further inspire
and motivate others to achieve results that align with Hallmark’s benchmarks and ethics.

Make Decisions with thoughtful evaluation of situations to determine their importance, urgency, and risks. Make
clear decisions that are timely and in the best interest of our clients and organization.

Organized and Strategic in managing time, setting priorities, developing efficient work schedules, monitoring
progress towards goals, and tracking activities to achieve desired outcomes and organized work processes.

Solution Oriented Lens with the ability to anticipate potential problems by staying proactive and vigilant. Assess
problem situations, generate workable solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.


Essential functions may include but are not limited to:

Effective Communication – Establish clear and concise communication channels with project teams, executives,
and stakeholders to ensure efficient flow of information. Foster strong relationships and facilitate open
communication to promote collaboration and timely decision-making.

Document Control System – Develop and implement comprehensive policies and procedures for the document
control system to ensure accuracy, accessibility, and security of project documents. Regularly review and update
the system to adapt to evolving project needs and industry best practices.

Project Funding Management – Efficiently manage and track all project funding sources, including
intergovernmental agreements, to ensure accurate financial tracking and reporting. Collaborate with relevant
stakeholders to optimize funding allocation and identify potential cost-saving opportunities.

Document Management – Collect, organize, retain, retrieve, distribute, and transmit project documents in a
systematic manner. Ensure proper version control and document tracking, including baseline documents,
reference documents, project reports, communications and transmittals, engineering drawings, contract
documents, quality records, and other project records as required.

Task Order Coordination – Demonstrate strong coordination skills to effectively plan, schedule, and
manage task orders that support project activities, work plans, and budgets. Ensure task orders align
with project objectives and deliverables, optimizing resource allocation and timelines.

Project Management Information Systems – Proficiency in utilizing Project Management Information
Systems and accounting software, such as Quickbooks, Sage Intacct, Ebuilder, PMWeb, Aconex, or
similar platforms. Leverage these systems to streamline project controls processes, enhance data
accuracy, and facilitate efficient reporting and analysis.

Financial Analysis and Reporting – Conduct timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends,
and forecasts to provide insights and recommendations for effective fiscal management. Develop comprehensive
monthly project status reports that highlight key financial metrics, risks, and opportunities.

Budget and Expense Analysis – Review reports to analyze revenue projections, profitability, margins, and
budgeted expenses against actual figures. Identify discrepancies, trends, and areas for improvement, providing
actionable recommendations to optimize financial performance.

Presentation and Communication – Create high-quality presentation materials for meetings, events,
and various communication forums to effectively convey project status, financial analysis, and key insights. Present
information in a clear, concise, and visually appealing manner to engage and inform stakeholders.


Project Management Information Systems: Ebuilder, PMWeb, Aconex or comparable.
Accounting Software: Quickbooks, Sage Intact.
Microsoft: Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint


Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration or management, accounting, or a related field.
• 5+ years of project-based experience with a focus on project controls preferred, or a demonstrated
aptitude for accounting.
Organizational Skills
• Ability to effectively organize, expedite, and manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously.
• Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks based on project requirements and deadlines.
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with diverse stakeholders, both
verbally and in writing.
• Proven writing and editing skills to ensure clear and concise communication of project-related
Stakeholder Management
• Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of diverse audiences and stakeholders, fostering
positive relationships and collaboration.
• Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences and maintain professionalism in
challenging situations.

Problem-Solving and Decision-Making
• Respond positively to challenges and handle pressure in a professional manner, demonstrating
resilience and adaptability.
• Ability to exercise sound judgment and make informed decisions based on accurate and timely analyses
of project data and information.
Integrity and Dependability
• Highest level of integrity and dependability, with a keen sense of urgency and results orientation.
• Commitment to delivering quality work and meeting project objectives within established timelines.


• Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance
• 401K Plan
• Vacation and Sick pay


Seattle, WA – The Seattle Section of AACE International (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering) the Authority for Total Cost Management, announces the opening of the 2023 Scholarship Award Program for undergraduate and graduate students.

Three (3) Scholarship Awards will be given at $1,000 each.

✔ A membership to the AACEI Seattle Section will also be awarded with each scholarship

Applications due 11:59 PM on June 5th, 2023.

Download the cover sheet and announcement to apply.

Link to cover sheet »

Link to scholarship announcement and instructions »

In Person Meeting:  AACE Seattle Section Nov 16, 2023 - AI - Applications to Project Controls & Engineering

Renaissance Seattle Hotel - Fig and The Judge Restaurant, 515 Madison St., Seattle, Wa

Please Join AACE Seattle Section Thursday November 16, 2023 for an in person meeting!!

Register Here :  AACE Seattle Section Nov 16 Registration Link

Speaker - Alan Mosca - Co-Founder and CTO of nPlan

About the speaker

-  7 years as a technologist in quantitative finance - implementing live trading strategies, quotefeed systems, trading engines, writing tools for research and automating front-office tasks for the likes of Jane Street Capital and Wadhwani Asset Management Extensive experience in algorithm design and software engineering, with a BEng in Computer Engineering and MSc in Computer Science

Synopsis -

In this talk Alan will explore how AI has advanced and its applications to Project Controls and Cost Engineering. Since 2017, nPlan has discovered and built several different ways of exploiting the advantages given by AI in forecasting, portfolio management, and reporting. Alan will run through some example use cases with the intent to stimulate and encourage a discussion after the talk.