FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin and City Manager Bruce Rudd today announced that Brian Spindor has been named the City of Fresno’s new Assistant Director for the Department of Public Utilities. Spindor, who will start work effective September 12, 2016, will be responsible for asset management and oversight of the City’s water and wastewater facilities as well as ensuring compliance of legal mandates for all water operations.
Spindor is an accomplished professional with over 30 years of experience in civil engineering, asset and performance management, public health and safety, and the operations and maintenance of water, wastewater and stormwater systems.
“Brian has proven management and leadership skills with plenty of experience leading diverse staffs under challenging conditions,” said City Manager Bruce Rudd. “He’s a great addition to our team and will bring a strong sense of accountability and communication to our water operations.”
Spindor has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington and is a Licensed Civil Engineer in the states of Washington and Hawaii with a Water Distribution Manager IV license from the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. He is also a certified Maintenance Reliability Professional from the Society of Maintenance Reliability Professionals.