Director Oscar Antillon outlined the work the Public Works & Utilities Department does for the City of Edmonds, its' extensive. Review the slide presentation that was shown.
Oscar Antillon’s first day on the job was Oct. 1, 2022. He is a native of Chihuahua, Mexico, Antillon came to the U.S. in 1986. He worked in several jobs before finding his lifelong passion for public service.
In 1990, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving four years. He then returned to college using the GI Bill, graduating in 1998 with a bachelor of science in civil engineering. In 2000, he returned to the Navy as a commissioned officer with the Naval Civil Engineer Corps, spending six years at seven Naval and Marine Corps installations leading planning, environmental, engineering, contracting, construction and maintenance programs. He also completed his graduate studies at the Naval Postgraduate School, receiving a master of science in IT.
After retirement from the Navy in 2015, Antillon served as public works director for the cities of Los Altos Hills and Soledad, California and Moab, Utah. He also worked with NASA, managing private construction activities on NASA-owned properties.
Antillon is a lifelong outdoors enthusiast who enjoys hiking, trail running, mountain biking, kayaking and skiing.
Oscar and his wife have three adult children. They will be moving to the Edmonds area from Carmel, California, where they have lived since 2010.