L. Derrik Owens, Professional Engineer (PE), is the director of public works and facilities. Derrik is a Milton / Pensacola area native. He earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Florida State University and a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of South Florida. He is a PE in both Florida and Alabama.
Derrik joined the Engineering Department in August 2000 and was appointed to the position of city engineer in October 2003, and as director of public works in December 2012.