City Announces New Director of Public Works

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News Date: 
August 10, 2018

The City announces David Jacobs as the new Director of Public Works for the City of Salinas effective August 13th. He brings invaluable experience to the City. Mr. Jacobs has 30 years of civil engineering experience in the public and private sectors. He joins us from the City of Buena Park where he served as the Assistant City Engineer from 2015 to 2016 and Director of Public Works since 2016. From 2007 to 2015, Mr. Jacobs worked with Quad Knopf, Inc. as a Senior Civil Engineer. He grew up in Barstow, California and has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. He holds Engineering and Surveying Licenses from the State of California, as well as an Engineering License from the State of Pennsylvania.