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Posted on: March 9, 2021

City of Victoria Public Works announces certifications, promotions

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City of Victoria utility crew chief Lorenzo Guerra and utility equipment operator Jefferson Lemmons earned their water distribution Class C licenses from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The Class C license is an occupational license certifying that an individual has the necessary training and experience to work in the field of water distribution, or supplying water to consumers through a distribution network. Guerra began working for the City in 2014 as a utility equipment operator before being promoted to his current role. Lemmons began working for the City in 2012 as a utility maintenance worker before being promoted to his current role.

Utility equipment operator Lawrence Love earned his wastewater treatment Class C license from the TCEQ. The Class C license is an occupational license certifying that an individual has the necessary training and experience to work in the field of wastewater treatment. Love began working for the City in 2017.

Daniel Ferrero was recently promoted to utility supervisor. In this role, he oversees the maintenance of the City’s wastewater collection system and lift stations and supervises the installation of new sewer service taps and sewer mains. Ferrero began working for the City in 2011 and held the role of utility crew chief before being promoted to his current role.

Ferrero and utility supervisor Austin Anderson earned their wastewater collections Class 3 licenses from the TCEQ. The Class 3 license reflects an advanced level of training and experience in the field of wastewater collections and is the highest-level wastewater collections license conferred by the TCEQ. Anderson began working for the City in 2006 and held the role of utility crew chief before being promoted to his current role.

Alberto Cervantes was recently promoted to the role of distribution and collections manager. In this role, he oversees the maintenance, repairs and construction of the City’s water distribution and wastewater collections systems, supervising three utilities supervisors and 31 other City employees. Cervantes began working for the City in 1992 in the Solid Waste department, then transferred to Water and was promoted to utilities supervisor before being promoted to his current role.

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