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Asset Management Specialist 3

Pierce County
Tacoma, WA Full time
Posted on December 28, 2017

Asset Management Specialist 3

 

 

SALARY: 

$32.67 – 41.54

 

OPENING DATE: 

12/27/17

 

CLOSING DATE:

1/14/18 11:59 PM

 

DESCRIPTION:

***THIS RECRUITMENT IS BEING EXTENDED TO INCREASE THE QUALIFIED APPLICANT POOL, APPLICANTS WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY. ***

  

**This recruitment may be used to fill other Asset Management Specialist 3 positions at Pierce County**

 
Are you a dedicated professional that puts customers first, thrives in a demanding environment, and displays solid teamwork? Are you interested in being part of an energetic organization that strives to deliver timely, reliable and consistent service using the latest technology--and have fun while you're doing it?
 
Come work for a department that develops, trains, and promotes their employees. Join the team at Planning and Public Works, and help us build a livable Pierce County for people to Live, Work, and Play.
 
Our staff is committed to building better, safer communities and enhancing the quality of life in Pierce County. Use your knowledge and experience with infrastructure asset management  to make a difference for our residents. 

Learn more about our dynamic department at 
www.piercecountywa.org/ppw

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Our next successful team member can look forward to...

  • Produce information, reports, graphs, project lists, maps, and other information.
  • Make recommendations to decision makers to be used in resource allocation decisions made to manage infrastructure assets. 
  • Write technical reports, operational guidelines, or documents to support a job function and record information for future use.
  • Provide technical information and explain policies and procedures to the public, other staff or groups in person, on the telephone or in writing.
  • Organize and analyze data and perform difficult calculations and map making to support a major asset management function in the department.
  • Conduct on-site inspections to gather data or to assure the quality of asset condition and inventory data being collected by lower level technical positions; prepare inspection reports.
  • Prepare and or review routine data collection plans for conformance to pre-established Pierce County standards, methods, and procedures.
  • Operate geographic information systems, computerized maintenance management systems and other data base interface tools, asset management systems, reporting tools, modeling programs, and project management systems as required to complete assigned tasks.
  • Prepare preliminary estimates of materials, quantities, and costs for construction and maintenance projects.
  • Develop and maintain project files and other records.

Our next successful team member should possess the following...

Knowledge of:

  • Higher level statistical analysis methods.
  • Higher level mathematics including algebra, and trigonometry.
  • Terminology, principles and equipment used in infrastructure asset management including how infrastructure is maintained, operated, and preserved.
  • Infrastructure inventory, condition assessment, risk assessment, and preservation 

Skill in:

  • Computer software programs and instrumentation currently utilized for the work performed.

 Ability to: 

  • Create complex or difficult information and/or maps based on records or data and calculations.
  • Create and develop files alphabetically, numerically, or by other predetermined classifications.
  • Become familiar and keep current with asset management concepts, principles, and practices.
  • Plan, lead and/or coordinate the work of lower level technical staff or project team members.
  • Collect and analyze technical information and to develop logical solutions or alternatives to problems.

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This announcement is not intended to reflect all duties to be performed by our next team member, but shall present a descriptive list of the range of duties that may be performed.  To view the complete classification, click here.  



 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Our next successful team member will have...

  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, engineering, geography or closely related field and two years of progressively responsible experience,
  • including one year as an Asset Management Specialist 2 or equivalent classification.
  • Additional education or experience may substitute for the required education. Satisfactory physical condition, as evidenced by a County-approved physical examination, may be required prior to appointment to the position.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND/OR QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Union membership is required within 30 days for represented positions. 
  • A valid Washington State driver's license may be required when travel is required of the position.
  • Successful completion of a Pierce County background investigation is required prior to employment.

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