City of Grand Junction names new utilities director

Randi Kim
Randi Kim

Randi Kim soon will join the City of Grand Junction as utilities director.

Kim is scheduled to begin her new role Jan. 2. She will oversee the operations of a department with 71 employees that handles environmental compliance, water and wastewater services and utility billing.

“I am looking forward to having Randi join us,” said Grand Junction City Manager Greg Caton. “She has a top-notch skill set and diverse experience that I believe will serve Grand Junction extremely well. She will be a great addition to the strong team we already have in place.”

Kim brings to her new duties experience as a registered professional engineer who’s worked for more than 30 years in utilities administration and infrastructure management. She’s worked as utilities director for Pinellas County and director of technical services for Hillsborough County, both in Florida. She’s also worked in the engineering and construction industries as a chemical engineer, environmental specialist, global accounts program manager and regional manager. She holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering.