Ms. Kirrin has over 27 years of extensive civil engineering experience in design, construction and project management. Her experience includes freeways, roadways, streets, street lighting, drainage channels and structures for public and state agency projects. Yvette is an active member with the following organizations: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Building Industry Association of Southern California, Inc. (BIA), Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California (CELSOC), Institute of Transportation Engineers, Inc. (ITE), National Society of Professional Engineers Project Management Institute (PMI), Women’s Transportation Coalition (WTC), Project Management Institute, Project Management Training, 2002, certified Public Manager, State of Florida, Florida State Center for Public Management, 1998.
Gateway Cities Council of Governments (GCCOG): Similar to the I-5 JPA, Ms. Kirrin is completing technical oversight and program management services to the GCCOG which includes 20+ Cities/Jurisdictions and over $1 billion in funds. Ms. Kirrin is responsible for protecting the interests of the Cities with regard to how the funds are allocated and spent, as well as responsible for communicating to the Public Works offices, City Mangers and Elected officials the status on the projects. Ms. Kirrin is not responsible for any technical work which would require her PE seal.
SR-91 CIP, Design-Build Project, RCTC: Ms. Kirrin was responsible for coordinating with the Utility Owners along SR-91 to facilitate the creation of relocation plans and the execution of Utility Agreements. Ms. Kirrin was actively participating in the effort until April 2014 when she began her work with the GCCOG. From April 2014 to present, her role has only been as a principal in charge of the contract, including any resourcing needs. She is now, and was not responsible for any technical work which would require her PE seal.
I-5 JPA Executive Director/Authority Engineer: Ms. Kirrin is the I-5 JPA Authority Engineer/Executive Director, responsible for the I-5 Widening for nearly 14 miles of freeway and local improvements. Since 2007, Ms. Kirrin has reviewed various plans, worked with the Cities of La Mirada, Norwalk, Downey, Santa Fe Springs and Commerce to help protect and preserve the interests of the communities while partnering on an over $1.6 billion in improvements. Oversight has included PAED, PS&E, RW and Construction, as 5 of the 6 funded segments are now in construction, which require close monitoring and communication to the communities including public works, city managers and the elected officials.
On-Call Project Management Services, District 8, Caltrans (08A1430), San Bernardino, California: Ms. Kirrin served as Project Manager for this $4.0 million contract. She managed the day to day activities of the contract, including several concurrent task orders, as well as providing extension of staff services. When she left AZTEC and joined Southstar in October 2007, her capacity on the contract was reduced to purely managing EA’s. In both capacities, she attended all PDT meetings, took action on outstanding issues and elevated them to leadership when appropriate, attended monthly status meetings, updated PCR’s, and worked with WPS. Yvette had several high-profile projects dealing with external customers and agencies, and successfully delivered several PA/ ED, and PS&E projects. Representative projects include:
• EA 45600 – Bob Hope Overpass/I-10 Improvements Project
• EA 36850 – Joint Port of Entry Project (Caltrans Legacy Project)