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Asset Management Unit (Position Code 0411)
Are you someone who enjoys managing large data sets, developing charts and tables, and summarizing data for technical reports?
The Asset Management Unit is looking for a talented individual who will support Valley Water's asset management programs; primarily the Water Utility Asset Management Program. The position may at times support Valley Water's Administration and Watershed Asset Management Programs as well. The position is responsible for management and continuous improvement of asset and maintenance databases and will oversee, manage, and develop asset management and other water utility infrastructure reports and plans, which may include hiring and overseeing consultant work.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
This position's main responsibilities for the Water Utility Asset Management Program include:
Implementing, managing and maintaining the Asset Management Planning Tool (AMPT) which is a financial forecasting tool and database used to predict asset replacements and lifecycle costs.
Developing information storage system for reports and operational data.
Assisting with asset management reports which includes extracting and analyzing data from AMPT, Maximo, and GIS.
Ensuring AMPT and CMMS (Maximo) databases are aligned.
Documenting asset levels of service, developing asset risk profiles, identifying high risk asset.
Communicating with engineering, maintenance and operations staff to gather asset maintenance information.
Developing ideal operations and maintenance strategies for assets based on engineering analysis of asset life, risk, and cost.
Developing asset management tools, procedures, and standards such as condition assessment forms, financial projection and risk reporting tools, and asset registry standards.
Continuous improvement and maintenance of asset registry, including adding missing asset data, updating asset names, and improving the asset hierarchy.
Providing support to the unit's Maximo administrator for work order management.
Ideal Candidate's Background Includes:
Applicants whose experience and background best match the ideal experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education are considered ideal candidates for the position. To determine the top candidates, each applicant will be assessed based on the ideal candidate criteria listed below.
Two (2) years of professional engineering experience.
Some experience in data analysis, database management, and cost analysis, using Excel.
Ability to query and obtain a dataset from databases, export data, manipulate data to develop charts and tables, and summarize data analysis in a technical report.
Great interpersonal skills and ability to work across multiple disciplines.
Experience with Oracle databases.
Experience using GIS, developing maps and layers, improving GIS datasets.
Direct experience in Asset management is highly desirable.
Computerized Maintenance Management Systems; Maximo experience is a plus.
Ideal Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to analyze and manage large data sets.
General knowledge of water utility and watershed facilities and equipment.
Skilled in database management and working with Excel.
Knowledge of asset management principles and programs.
Knowledge of Asset Management tools and systems.
Ability to develop cost estimates and analyze costs.
Knowledge of project management principles, procedures and concepts (i.e., project scope, schedule, budgets).
Strong interpersonal, skills and ability to work well with multiple disciplines, particularly maintenance.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to analyze data and perform data quality control.
Ability to set priorities and manage one's own daily work.
Ability to track consultant and professional services contracts as needed.
Ability to review and edit engineering drawings.
Ability to work with data and manage/work with asset management software tools, forms, standards and procedures.
Ideal Training and Education:
Bachelor of Science in Civil, Mechanical and/or Water Resources Engineering.
CA PE license.
Required License or Certificate
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. Individuals who do not meet the driver's license requirement due to a disability will be considered for a reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
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(1) The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review, application assessment, performance exercise, written exercise and/or interview.
(2) The Employment Application, Qualifying Information Questions and/or Supplemental Questions will be evaluated based on the ideal candidate criteria listed above. Resumes are highly recommended.
NOTE: Position and start date is subject to availability of funds. Valley Water retains the right to repost this position as deemed necessary.
Consideration may be given to existing applicant pools within the same classification.
Valley Water's Equal Opportunity Non-Discrimination Policy is available for review upon request.
Valley Water will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise the Office of Talent and Inclusion in advance of any special needs by calling 1-408-630-2260.
Please be aware that once submitted all application materials become the property of Valley Water and will not be returned. The Office of Talent and Inclusion staff are not authorized to make copies of application materials for applicants.
The Santa Clara Valley Water District, now known as Valley Water, offers a comprehensive benefit package including, vacation, holidays, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, EAP, life and disability insurance. In addition, Valley Water participates in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS).