The Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), a progressive water utility providing retail water, wastewater and reclaimed water services to the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro and to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks a dynamic, highly motivatedengineerto lead OWASA’sAsset Management Program.
The Asset Manager leads OWASA’s asset management program developing, implementing and maintainingall elements of the asset management framework to improve the reliability and resiliency of the community’swater and wastewater infrastructure.This is accomplished byevaluating best practices in asset management;updating and promotingthe asset management framework; working with consultants and OWASA staff to identify and prioritize business needs;managing asset inventories; developing condition assessment strategies; managing asset risk/prioritization models; assisting with capital project prioritization;updating theasset renewal and replacement financial forecast model; managing facility reliability and risk assessments;and linking the asset management program with the geographic information system (GIS) and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS).
The position also works closely with OWASA’s operating departments (water supply and treatment, distribution and collection, wastewater treatment) managing special projects and programs to improve the efficiency and/or reliabilityof the water, wastewater and reclaimed water systems.
Candidates should possess knowledge of asset management principles and practices. 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 is desirable. 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.
Open until Filled
Salary range is $72,690 - $111,940
To complete an application visit www.owasa.org
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About Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA)
The Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), is a progressive water utility providing water, wastewater and reclaimed water services to the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro and to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.