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Asset Management and Facilities Engineer

Category: Public Utilities
Description:
THE ORANGE WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY (OWASA), A PROGRESSIVE WATER UTILITY PROVIDING RETAIL WATER, SEWER AND RECLAIMED WATER SERVICES TO THE TOWNS OF CHAPEL HILL AND CARRBORO AND TO THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL, SEEKS A HIGHLY RESPONSIBLE, RESULTS-ORIENTED ASSET MANAGEMENT AND FACILITIES ENGINEER TO JOIN OUR ENGINEERING AND PLANNING DEPARTMENT. POSITION LEADS ALL ASPECTS OF OWASA’S COMPREHENSIVE ASSET MANAGEMENT PROGRAM TO ENSURE THE SUSTAINABLE OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, REPLACEMENT AND EXPANSION OF OWASA’S WATER, WASTEWATER AND RECLAIMED WATER SYSTEMS IMPROVING INFRASTRUCTURE RELIABILITY. THIS IS ACCOMPLISHED BY MANAGING ASSET RISK/PRIORITIZATION MODELS; ENSURING COMPLETE ASSET INVENTORIES; LEADING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM PROJECT PRIORITIZATION; UPDATING RENEWAL AND REPLACEMENT FORECAST MODEL; LEADING CONDITION ASSESSMENT EFFORTS; MANAGING FACILITY RELIABILITY AND RISK ASSESSMENTS; AND LINKING THE ASSET MANAGEMENT PROGRAM WITH THE GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) AND COMPUTERIZED MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (CMMS). POSITION ALSO WORKS CLOSELY WITH OWASA’S OPERATING DEPARTMENTS (WATER SUPPLY AND TREATMENT, DISTRIBUTION AND COLLECTION, WASTEWATER TREATMENT) INITIATING, PLANNING, DEVELOPING, AND MANAGING SPECIAL PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS THAT WILL IMPROVE EFFICIENCY AND/OR RELIABILITY OF THE WATER, WASTEWATER AND RECLAIMED WATER SYSTEMS. CANDIDATES SHOULD BE SELF-MOTIVATED AND POSSESS EXCEPTIONAL ORGANIZATIONAL, TECHNICAL, AND WRITTEN, VERBAL AND INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS. CANDIDATES SHOULD HAVE EXPERIENCE LEADING CROSS-DEPARTMENTAL TEAMS FOSTERING COLLABORATION BETWEEN TEAM MEMBERS. POSITION REQUIRES THREE TO FIVE YEARS’ EXPERIENCE IN A CLOSELY RELATED FIELD. PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH GIS AND CMMS PREFERRED. POSITION REQUIRES A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSE AND A NORTH CAROLINA CLASS C DRIVER’S LICENSE. OWASA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY, CREATIVITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION. CLOSING DATE: JANUARY 14, 2019 SALARY RANGE IS $72,690 - $111,940 TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION VISIT WWW.OWASA.ORG. CERTIFIED ORANGE COUNTY LIVING WAGE EMPLOYER.
Employer: Orange Water and Sewer Authority
Expires: 1/14/2019
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