Lafayette Parish Mayor-President Joel Robideaux announced that Mark Dubroc, President of Dubroc Engineering, will leave the private sector to serve as Director of the LCG Public Works Department, effective July 17.
Chosen from a pool of highly qualified candidates, Dubroc brings 30 years of experience as a Civil Engineer along with an impressive portfolio of public and private projects across the full range of disciplines. Dubroc has an extensive and varied professional background including drainage, roadway, and bridge design, commercial and residential development and structural design, solid waste transfer facilities, as well as site planning.
Robideaux believes Dubroc’s extensive experience will help shape the future of the Public Works Department stating, “I am grateful that a candidate of Mark’s caliber is willing to serve in this important role for Lafayette Consolidated Government. He will bring fresh eyes and a business perspective to the challenges and opportunities facing the department going forward. With the drainage and infrastructure challenges we are addressing, we are fortunate to have someone like Mark to provide the experienced and proven leadership we need,” Robideaux concluded.
Dubroc has worked as a principal and engineer with Dubroc Engineering, Inc. since its founding in 1994, serving as President since 2014 and as Vice President of Operations, Chief Financial Officer and as a Project Manager prior to that. Through these various roles, Dubroc has considerable experience in administration and management of technical personnel, corporate accounting, and technology. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Louisiana State University and is a lifelong resident of Lafayette.
The Public Works Director supervises, manages and administers 340+ employees and is responsible for the construction, operation, and maintenance for streets, drainage, parks, buildings and other infrastructure and engineering. The Public Works Department also includes oversight of environmental quality and compliance along with Lafayette’s public transit system and maintaining the Parish’s vehicle and equipment fleet.