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Fariborz Heydari, P.E.

Position: Capital Improvement Program Manager
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Education: Civil Engineering – San Jose State University

Licenses/Certificates: Registered Professional Engineer, P.E. California 82438; FEMA Elevation & Floodplain Management Training; South Bay Water Recycling Site Supervisor; Traffic Control Technician & Traffic Control Flagger Certificate of Training; SF Bay RWQCB Construction Site Compliance for Water Quality Protection; Access Management Traffic Manual Certificate; Cross-Connection Control Program Specialist from University of Southern California.

Responsibilities: Fariborz brings over 25 years of municipal expertise in Utilities and Capital Improvement Programs (CIP) – executing a wide range of professional services for the public sector. Serving as the team's CIP Manager, he leads the design and/or construction of improvements and/or major upgrades for capital improvements as authorized by the District. Fariborz provides Capital planning support, including supporting the development of a master plan, developing annual capital improvement budgets, optimizing the capital improvement program, potentially developing construction drawings, reviewing deliverables prepared by outside engineering consultants, and providing overall project management. Fariborz also manages the effort for grant funding support, including identifying potential grants, federal earmarks, and state loans. Support includes helping staff determine the best course of action in obtaining outside funding, preparing grant applications, developing supporting material, administering grant programs including all required reporting, and participating in meetings with potential grant funding agencies.