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Finance & Engineering

Samuel Lux, PE
Assistant Director

Public Works Role

This section provides support services to the Public Works Department including finance management, purchasing, contract management, and general administration. Also within this section is advanced planning, traffic engineering, design engineering, and materials testing.

Public Services include:

  • Public Information
  • Advanced Planning
  • Design Engineering
  • Traffic Engineering

Finance & Engineering Division Contacts:

Public Works Manager
Advanced Planning
661-862-5292 •

Mike Burston

Supervising Engineer
Groundwater & LFG Monitoring & Closure Maintenance
661-862-8686 • burstonm@kerncounty,com
Engineering Manager
Traffic Engineering
661-862-8838 •
Senior Administrative & Fiscal Services Officer
661-862-8821 •
Administrative Services Officer
661-862-5113 •
Assistant Director
661-862-8858 •

Warren Maxwell

Senior Engineering Manager
Development & Survey
661-862-8645 •
Engineering Manager
Design Engineering
661-862-5252 •
Supervising Engineering
Materials Laboratory
661-862-8985 •

Kern County Public Works Department

Mission Statement: To provide public infrastructure, facilitate development, and deliver services that protect and enhance the lives of the people of Kern County.

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