As Director of Water Utility, Steve oversees the operation, maintenance and construction of facilities associated with the San Bernardino Municipal Water Department (Department) water distribution system, geothermal system and water production/treatment facilities. The Director of Water Utility is also responsible for maintaining compliance with the State of California issued Water Supply Permit.
Steve began his career working as a project manager in the construction industry completing numerous building, transportation, water and wastewater projects. Prior to hiring on with the Department, Steve worked as an engineering consultant with AECOM, where he worked on the planning, design, and construction management of water and sewer infrastructure projects.
Steve was hired in 2012 and has served as Construction Project Manager, Acting Engineering Manager, and Construction Manager in the Engineering Section. As Construction Manager, Steve led a team in the planning, design and construction of water and wastewater infrastructure projects.
Education & Certifications
Steve attended California State University, Long Beach where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Management. In addition, Steve holds State Water Board Distribution Operator (D2) and Treatment Operator (T2) certificates.