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.

CEC

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