Located against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and home to Colorado State University (CSU), the City of Fort Collins offers a diverse culture, educated and engaged citizens, outdoor recreation, bicycles, breweries, historic charm, and a thriving economy. Throughout the year, live music and entertainment, as well as great local dining, can be found throughout the historic downtown area. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger city. The City’s long list of acknowledgements includes:
- No. 8 Top 25 Best-Performing Large Cities (Yahoo Finance 2016)
- “Top Ten Websites” Best of The Web Awards (Center for Digital Government – September 2016)
- Top 10 Healthiest Cities" (Livability.com - April 2015)
- No. 13 “Best Place to Live” (Livability.com - September 2015)
- No. 9, and “One of the Top 10 Best Places to Retire” (CBS Money Watch - February 2012)
Why Work For the City of Fort Collins?
- Medical, dental, vision (for self, spouse, children) – eligible on the 1st of the month following 30 days employment
- Paid vacation, paid holidays, and sick days
- Retirement + company matching – after 6 month probation period and immediate vesting
- Flexible spending: Medical expenses FSA, dependent FSA or both
- Employee Assistance Program: counselling, legal, financial assistance
- Life insurance, short-term and long term disability
- Wellness program, workout facilities
- Employee/family Onsite Health Clinic
- Personal & professional learning opportunities including supervisory and leadership development; plus career mobility
- Collaborative work environment
SUMMARY: Establish and manage a comprehensive asset management program for Water, Wastewater, Stormwater, and Electric services. Manage the replacement strategies of valuable infrastructure assets.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive.
- Establish, communicate and integrate risk-based and quantitative methodologies to manage Utilities’ infrastructure assets.
- Develop and maintain a comprehensive inventory of assets and condition assessment of those assets, improve coordination and communication within the Utility’s operations and improve the decision-making process for asset management based on quantifiable risk mitigation strategies.
- Set targets for the identification of assets, location of assets, levels of service and condition of assets.
- Responsible for condition assessment reporting, benchmarking and forecasting future levels of service.
- Involved in all larger scale and replacement utility construction projects, developing life-cycle costing and asset life-cycle management strategies.
- Oversee the overall asset management program.
- Oversee the computerized maintenance management system.
- Coordinate asset management program requirements with Utility Engineering, Operations, and Finance.
- Utilitize strong communication skills to collaborate across multi-discipline Utility departments.
- Partner with service unit and department managers to effectively manage and maintain Utilities assets.
- Oversee collection and analysis of all data on physical assets to include inspection history, repairs and failures.
- Perform detailed analysis of data contained in Maximo system.
- Develop procedures for the work order system regarding consistent and accurate data collection and data input from all related systems to the Maximo work order management system.
- Develop and document processes and procedures for asset management.
- Work with internal and external stakeholders to explain, interpret and create City of Fort Collins asset management requirements and specifications.
- Provide professional and technical assistance on Utilities’ asset management.
- Verify that completed projects meet established program goals and standards defined within asset management program.
- Make recommendations on asset replacement prioritization and funding requests.
- Keep current on latest trends in utilities industry asset management principles, practices, procedures and technology; make recommendation for implementation; and assist in developing operational priorities, goals, and objectives related to asset management.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for the supervision of City employee(s).