Jeremy Abbott has been hired as the city of Avondale’s new assistant director of public works.
In this position, Abbott will help oversee the operations of the city’s Public Works Department, which includes the divisions of water and sewer, street maintenance, fleet management, solid waste, CIP and recycling services.
Abbott comes to Avondale with more than 20 years of experience in civil engineering, water resources and city planning focusing on innovation and project management. Prior to joining Avondale, Abbott was with the city of Lake Havasu for more than 17 years, his most recent role as engineering division manager/assistant city engineer. Prior to that, he also served with the city of Phoenix, for the department of engineering and architectural services.
Abbott is a licensed professional civil engineer. His credentials include a Bachelor of Science in environmental engineering from Warren National University. He is multicertified in operations of distribution, collection, and water and wastewater treatment (ADEQ); is an envision sustainability professional (Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure); and is a certified public manager (Arizona State University).