Phil Jones, PE

Status:
Awarded
Awarded:
Excellence in Promotion of Infrastructure
Nominated Categories
Excellence in Promotion of Infrastructure
Other Categories
Awards:

OC Public Works’ Shining Star Award

Additional Files
Phil is at an OCFCD regional flood control facility observing channel performance during storm conditions.
Additional Information

Candidate Information

Name:
Phil Jones, PE
ASCE Member?:
Yes
Company:

OC Public Works
300 North Flower Street
Santa Ana, CA 92703

Supervisor:
Education:

BSCE and MSCE from CSU Long Beach
AA-Architecture,  Saddleback College

Experience:

Phil has been with the County of Orange for 30 years as an engineering manager, design engineer and construction inspector.  He is currently the Manager of OC Public Works’ newly formed Design Division and has been an engineering supervisor and manager for the County since 1990.  In his current position Phil oversees the design, development, public advertisement, and award of Plans, Specifications, and Estimates (PS&E) for the County’s bridge and road capital improvement programs and the Orange County Flood Control District’s (OCFCD) capital improvement program which has an annual budget averages around $50 million.  The Design Division is responsible for the development and project management of: technical studies/reports/investigations, structural and hydraulic design, and development of construction documents for bridges, arterial highways, local and regional storm drains, flood control channels, pump stations, dams and retarding basins, and miscellaneous projects.  During disasters and heavy storm activity, Phil leads staff in serving as storm patrol leaders and emergency workers.  He is a registered Civil Engineer in California, Oregon, and Arizona; and is a California certified QSD/QSP.  Over the years, Phil roles as Project Engineer, Sr. Civil Engineer and Division Manager played a major part in completing critical large flood control infrastructure projects including:  The Talbert and Huntington Beach Channel systems, reaches of Carbon Creek and Fullerton Creek; and San Juan Creek and Trabuco Creeks.

Comments:

Phil oversees the design, development and award of projects for the County’s bridge and road capital improvement programs and the Orange County Flood Control District’s (OCFCD) capital improvement program.  His expertise and dedication have been vital in leading staff to produce many successful projects at OC Public Works.

Contribution to the Profession:

ASCE Member since 1985
NACE-National Association of Corrosion Engineers
APWA-American Public Works Association
FMA- Flood Management Association

Civic:

Through Phil’s enthusiasm for improving infrastructure in Orange County, he has helped ASCE by providing quality presentations about various challenging flood infrastructure projects over the years. Phil has also provided presentations to numerous organizations such as AGC (Association of General Contractors), CMAA (Construction Management Association of America), and BDA (Business Development Association of Orange County) as well as to various public agencies. The civil engineering community in Orange County has had the invaluable opportunity to learn about all that goes into these projects including highlights and lessons learned.

Suggested Award Summary:

Phil has been with the County of Orange for 30 years as an engineering manager, design engineer and construction inspector.  He is currently the Manager of OC Public Works’ newly formed Design Division and has been an engineering supervisor and manager for the County since 1990.  In his current position Phil oversees the design, development, public advertisement, and award of Plans, Specifications, and Estimates (PS&E) for the County’s bridge and road capital improvement programs and the Orange County Flood Control District’s (OCFCD) capital improvement program which has an annual budget averages around $50 million.  The Design Division is responsible for the development and project management of: technical studies/reports/investigations, structural and hydraulic design, and development of construction documents for bridges, arterial highways, local and regional storm drains, flood control channels, pump stations, dams and retarding basins, and miscellaneous projects.  During disasters and heavy storm activity, Phil leads staff in serving as storm patrol leaders and emergency workers.  He is a registered Civil Engineer in California, Oregon, and Arizona; and is a California certified QSD/QSP.  Over the years, Phil roles as Project Engineer, Sr. Civil Engineer and Division Manager played a major part in completing critical large flood control infrastructure projects including:  The Talbert and Huntington Beach Channel systems, reaches of Carbon Creek and Fullerton Creek; and San Juan Creek and Trabuco Creeks.

Through Phil’s expertise and perserverance, he has played major roles in completing many large flood control projects. His enthusiasm for promoting infrastructure in Orange County over the years has helped ASCE and other organizations by providing quality presentations about various challenging flood control infrastructure projects.

Project Awards

Burris Pump Station Project, Phase 1Skimming the Waters of Newport HaborSunset Ridge ParkLake Forest Sports ParkCoyote Creek Class I BikewayThe Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) Corona del Mar Water Transmission MainSanta Ana River Interceptor (SARI Line) Relocation ProjectState Route 57 Northbound Widening (Central Phase)20 Story Office Tower and 8 Story parking Structure @ 650/670 Newport Center DriveTustin Ranch Road ExtensionBalboa Boulevard BeautificationPark PlaceSR 57 Widening North SegmentAnaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC)Irvine Regional Park Maintenance Building Replacement ProjectSand Canyon Avenue Grade SeparationSR-57 ImprovementsNewport Forcemain ProjectEmergency Roof Stabilization, Tustin Hangar 1Lower Santa Ana River Reach 9 Phase 2B ProjectNewport Beach Civic Center & ParkCity of San Clemente Recycled Water Expansion ProjectGroundwater Replenishment System Initial ExpansionCerritos Avenue Reconstruction and Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project Bristol Street Improvements Phase IINew Ocelot Exhibit at the Santa Ana ZooNewport Beach's Harbor Litter Removal ProjectBrookhurst Street Widening ProjectI-5/SR-74 Interchange Improvement ProjectOso Creek Multi-Use TrailPCH/Del Prado Street ImprovementsMarina ParkNewland, Edinger, and East Garden Grove Wintersburg Storm Channel Confluence SystemGobernadora Multipurpose BasinLincoln Avenue Widening over the Santa Ana RiverGilbert Street ImprovementsLAGUNA BEACH FESTIVAL OF ARTS FAÇADE/ENTRANCE PROJECTALEGRE AFFORDABLE APARTMENTSCow Camp Road Design – Phases 1A & 1BWest County Connectors ProjectWaste to Energy - Bowerman Power ProjectGlassell Yard Campus Stormwater Low-Impact Development Retrofit ProjectEsencia, Rancho Mission ViejoIrvine Boulevard Pedestrian BridgeOrange County Water District La Palma Groundwater Recharge BasinStanton Central ParkJeffrey Open Space Trail Emerald Bay Entrance WideningPeters Canyon (Wash) Channel Water Capture and Reuse Pipeline Project 91 Express Lanes Pavement Rehabilitation and CMS ReplacementMemory Lane Park, Santa AnaLa Pata Extension Project SR-91 Westbound WideningNewport Beach Country Club Clubhouse400 Spectrum Center Drive Soil Nail WallMyra 3 Stormwater Pump StationSunset/Huntington harbour Dredging and Waterline ProjectHuntington Beach Senior Center In Central ParkNewport Boulevard WideningCrown Valley Park Channel Entry ImprovementsAnaheim Convention Center Betterment VIIMackay ParkTesoro Zone II and Zone B Water FacilitiesPark Avenue Bridge over Grand CanalI-5/La Novia RoundaboutDairy Fork Wetland and Habitat RestorationJeffrey Road Park n' Ride Lot Expansion ProjectTustin-Rose Grade Separation Project, Part of the OCTA OC Bridges Grade Separations ProgramArgyros Girl Scout Leadership CenterWagon Wheel Creek Restoration and Stormwater ManagementOCTA OC Bridges ProgramABC Green Home 3.0 ProjectLaguna Beach Festival of the Arts Grounds RenovationOrtega Highway Emergency Repair ProjectThe Tracks at BreaBaker RanchCity of Buena Park Fire Station No. 61Arlington Drive Bioswale & Dry Weather Diversion ProjectAltair IrvineVillage Pond Park/Veterans Park RenovationMid-Basin Injection: Centennial ParkAgua Chinon CorridorTarbut V’ Torah Phase III & Phase IVRancho Mission Viejo Joint-Use PavilionI-5 HOV Improvement Project between Avenida Pico and Avenida Vista HermosaOrange County Great Park Sports ComplexCrawford Canyon Road Drainage Improvements & ReconstructionSouth Cove DevelopmentGreat Park Ice & FivePoint ArenaLido House HotelBroadcom Corporate Campus (now FivePoint GatewayWest Orange County Water Board Feeder No. 2 RelocationNewhope-Placentia Trunk Sewer Replacement Project State College Boulevard Grade SeparationLos Patrones ParkwayRancho Mission Viejo Multipurpose Path Urth Caffe - OrangeSR91 Widening from SR-55/91 Separation to SR-241/91 SeparationEdwards Lifesciences Parking Structure

Candidate Awards

Natalie A. Meeks, P.E.Tasha M. Kamegai-KaradiYazdan (Yaz) T. Emrani, P.E., Byron Tobey, PE, QSD, LEEP APEric WalkerGidti Ludesirishoti Victoria PilkoPratanu GhoshSteven R MarvinPhil Jones, PE Joshua Nelson, PEVictor AguirreKenneth H. Rosenfield, PEGeorge A. Jurica, PETom BogardRavi Shah, PE, QSP/QSDAmy Choi, EITElizabeth Ruedas, EIT, ENV SPMujahid ChandooRoxanne FollisAmir Aghakouchak, Ph.D., M-ASCE, P.E.Fred MinagarJeffrey Okamoto, PEHarvey GobasChloe GhariosKevin Onuma, P.E.Ryan ChamberlainDr. Adrian MooreMichael Pierce, A.M.ASCERemi Candaele, PE, MS, QSD/QSP, M.ASCEThomas A. Broz, P.E., S.E, F.ASCEKaren Cervantes, S.M.ASCEIsamar Escobar, A.M.ASCEKevin Kondru, P.E., M.ASCEDouglas J. Johnson, P.E., M.ASCEJeremy Redman, PhDChristopher HaireMojgan Hashemi, P.E., M.ASCEOC Report Card Executive CommitteeSteven J. Huff, P.E., M.ASCEWilliam Bennett, P.E., M.ASCEBruce Phillips, P.E.Brad Dybel, PEBryant WongGyssela (Jazzy) Quinabo, E.I.T.Nestor Godinez, PEProfessor Joel LanningElizabeth RuedasDave LoweWei KooBill LawsonAmber GanapathyBob KallenbaughState Senator Josh NewmanGary UrbanDr. Sudarshan KurwadkarClint Isa, PEJason Fix, PEChirath "Chuck" KarunathilakeAmber ShahAshlyn AlexanderJohn C HoganMarionne Philline LapitanDr. C.T. Bathala, PhD, P.E.Kevin Du Mont, P.E.Ziad Mazboudi, P.E., D.WRE, MBADavid Frattone, P.E.Lisa BartlettJennifer BohenGyssela (Jazzy) Quinabo, E.I.T.Andrew Pham, PE, City of IrvineMatthew Cugini, PE, CaltransFarzian Zareian, Ph.D.Thomas T. Kim, PEDon Hoppe, PEDoug Staley, PERavi Shah, PEMark Vukojevic, PEDavid Naish, PhDLacy KellyGary L. Miller, PEKenneth RosenfieldAndrew Easterling, EITSteven L. King, PESteven R. Marvin, PEJose G. Jimenez Jr.
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