The City of Grand Junction is actively recruiting a dynamic, data-driven Asset Manager to lead the Utilities Department's asset management program. This position will support the City's strategic directive of effective planning and infrastructure management. The ideal candidate will engage operations, maintenance, engineering, and information technology staff to develop and implement a best-practice asset management framework that will improve asset reliability and optimize operational spending and capital investment. The candidate will have the opportunity to utilize high-end enterprise asset management (EAM) information systems and tools to evolve the organization from a corrective maintenance paradigm to a predictive, risk-based model with the goal of improving service to Grand Junction's Utilities customers.
Grand Junction, the western gateway to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, is located 250 miles west of Denver and 270 miles east of Salt Lake City. Situated along Interstate 70 and served by a regional airport, Grand Junction is the regional center for commercial, financial, governmental and cultural activities. The health care industry is represented by two major hospitals, a Veterans Administration facility and all the supporting services normally found in larger communities. Most major retailers have a presence alongside thriving specialty shops and restaurants. Energy and agriculture are the main industries but Grand Junction is home to many specialty manufacturers and high-tech start-ups. Located in Grand Junction, Colorado Mesa University is one of the fastest growing campuses in the state. Western Colorado Community College, a technical school, works closely with local businesses to provide a trained workforce. Surrounded by over 1.2 million acres of public lands, Grand Junction is a center for activities that include world-class mountain biking, hiking, camping, fishing, rafting, skiing, rock-climbing and other outdoor activities that can be enjoyed year-round. Grand Junction hosts community and cultural events throughout the year that include the Junior College Baseball World Series, Grand Junction Symphony and tours of the many wineries of the Grand Valley.