Public Works Asset Management Coordinator (Infrastructure)

City of Plano | Plano, TX

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Posted Date 2/11/2020
Description

Salary depends on qualifications.

At the City of Plano, our values make us who we are and guide us as we SERVE our city.  As members of Team Plano, our organizational Values (what is most important to us) make up the acronym, SERVE (Stewardship Engaged Respectful Visionary Excellence). 

The Public Works Operations Division is seeking a new team member to further develop and implement our asset management programs. This position will collaborate with Public Works employees and other city departments to address our 500,000 plus assets. Experience with Cartegraph is a plus. Each day is full of new experience and opportunities to spend time with crews in the field to see first-hand asset management are always available.

Summary of Duties: The Asset Management Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing an infrastructure asset management program for assigned department.  Work includes the application of highly specialized knowledge related to the design, development and implementation of infrastructure asset management programs. Considerable latitude is given for independent action within the scope of oral and written direction from superiors.  There are two positions in this job classification for Public Works: one is responsible for underground infrastructure (water/sewer/storm) and the other is responsible for above ground infrastructure (traffic signals/signs/markings/pavement/etc.)

Examples of ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Designs, develops, guides and manages the implementation of infrastructure asset management programs including the development of concepts, procedures, guidelines, analytical methods, business methods, decision-making systems, and data collection methods.
  • Provides technical expertise and assistance to other department staff regarding policies, procedures and methods related to asset management.
  • Oversees the implementation of asset management software to ensure quality data entry by staff, related GIS records are correct, and maps and data are updated regularly.
  • Performs technical research as related to specific programs or systems and present findings in verbal or written format to superiors, co-workers or the general public.
  • Researches and responds to information requests.
  • Monitors and analyzes performance metrics, including, but not limited to for the Capacity, Management, Operation, Maintenance plan, pavement management program, and sign replacement program.   
  • Trains Superintendents, Supervisors and field personnel on asset management software as needed to ensure proper data collection.
  • Develops analyses, comparative statistics and graphic depictions for asset management scenarios and planning; analyzes department operations for variance, efficiency and productivity, and develops recommendations.
  • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work schedule is essential

Marginal Duties:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Typical Decisions: The incumbent makes recommendations to the Strategic Planning and Compliance Manager for asset management activities as assigned. Interprets statistical data and reports to develop narrative; determines the methodology by which asset management scenarios are conducted; identifies additional problems and constraints within the scope of projects assigned by Strategic Planning and Compliance Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of: Terminology, principles and practices used in infrastructure asset management including how infrastructure is maintained, operated and preserved. Application of geographic information systems (GIS). Infrastructure inventory, condition assessment, risk assessment and preservation methods and procedures. Methods of statistical analysis and report writing.

Skill in: Must have highly effective analytical skills; solving problems; planning and organizing work within context of long-term and complex assignments; communicating effectively both verbally and in writing; interacting with City employees at all levels. Gathering, organizing, and analyzing data in an objective, unbiased manner; arriving at sound conclusions based on logical and accurate analyses; summarizing and presenting findings concisely and clearly; using computers and software applications, such as Windows, databases, spreadsheets, word processing, presentation and in the use of report writing software.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Public Administration or closely or related field.

Experience: Three to five years of experience with asset management, statistical research and analysis using automated systems and records. Previous experience in public sector or public works infrastructure projects desired.

Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements

Licenses and Certifications: Texas Class “C” driver’s license (must obtain within 30 days of hire per state law).

Conditions of Employment:   Must pass a drug test, driver’s license check, criminal history background check, periodic CJIS background check (for positions requiring access into Police buildings) and social security number verification check.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions: This is primarily an office classification although standing in work areas and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees may be required to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required. The position also requires meeting the essential requirements of the Physical Demands and Working Conditions, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE/M/F/V/D

 

Open positions are subject to close without notice.

 

 

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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