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- Public Works
- Director of Public Works
- (775) 657-4570
John’s hands-on experience in a number of positions in both the public and private industry, before becoming the Director of Public Works, have given him the skills and understanding to effectively lead a team that keeps the City’s infrastructure maintained.
Public Works provides the platform for community to "happen". The Director has involvement in the planning, management, and oversight of the activities, operations, and projects of the Public Works Department. Public Works’ job is to maintain and keep in good repair, the streets, sewer collection system, sewer treatment system, storm drains and inlets, City owned buildings, and the City vehicle fleet (except fire fleet). Public Works is the owner's representative of the public's physical assets.
John has been the Director of Public Works since 2009. Before that he served as Deputy Director of Maintenance and Operations for four years. John came to Reno after working for Carson City for nearly nine years where he served as Street Superintendent, Street Operations Manager, Transportation Manager, and Deputy City Engineer. John also worked for Granite Construction Company in various positions including Project Engineer, Project Estimator and Project Manager.