Professional Engineer - Water Planning and Asset Management
The City of Fort Worth is the 16th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer service, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.
The City of for Worth Water Department has a Water Planning and Asset Management Professional Enginer job available in our Stratgic Operations Division.
The Water Department Strategic Operations Division provides support to the Water Customer Care Division's development related water and sewer study reviews, performs hydraulic modeling in support of capital project planning, provides asset management support to other Water Department Divisions and participates in master planning and impact fee studies for the department. The water and sewer study review function consists of working with private developments located in the City of Fort Worth and adjacent service areas to ensure the proposed water and wastewater infrastructure improvements are designed in accordance with City of Fort Worth standards. Timely interaction and coordination with the developer's engineer as well as internal City departments through the review process is a key component to the success of this position. We are seeking a unique person who understands not only the technical side of the water and wastewater modeling, but also has the ability to apply these concepts to proposed projects to ensure that new development does not adversely impact the existing customers and ensure future growth is considered. The asset management support function to other divisions would require understanding of asset management principles, condition assessment, and working knowledge of enterprise asset management (EAM) software solutions. The master planning and impact fee studies function involves long term planning to accommodate future growth and the needed infrastructure to sustain the projected growth. Capital project planning support includes coordination with the Capital Delivery Division to ensure, using modeling tools as well as historical data obtained from SCADA systems, that projects utilize the best and most current data, analysis, and projections in their design in order meet project goals.
Minimum Job Requirements:
- Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering related field plus
- Minimum four (4) years of experience in distribution water modeling using InfoWater and wastewater modeling using InfoWorks ICM
- Requires to be an active License Professional Engineer in the State of Texas or if licensed in another state, your continued employment will be contingent upon obtaining registration as a Professional Engineer, within the State of Texas, within six (6) months of employment.
- A valid Texas driver's license
- At least two (2) years of experience in asset management using InfoMaster.
- Knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering in water and/or wastewater utility.
- Proficient in GIS experience in editing and analysis and good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Excellent communications skills. Unique ability to present concepts clearly and effectively, both verbally and written, with the development community and internal City staff.
- Strong Interpersonal Assets - Listening, Professional Manners, Problem Solving, Self-Management, Responsibility and Accountability
- Efficient in Time Management Skills
- Experience in working with local and state agencies on various submittals and reviews for regarding population projects, service boundary approvals and other planning coordination.
- Experience in asset management principles and condition assessment principles.
- Previous experience in researching and evaluating asset data, in recommending solutions on findings to improve processes and cost efficiency, and has working knowledge of computer based work order system (Maximo).
- Able to compile technical data and prepare statistical and narrative reports from water and wastewater modeling analysis, asset management evaluation and other project status for impact fees.
If you enjoy planning, asset management and possesses the abilities to work effectively with developers and their consultants to arrive at mutually acceptable water and wastewater solutions while meeting review timeline service standards, then this would be a perfect position for you.
The City of Fort Worth has an excellent retirement program and full benefits that accompany this full time position. If these qualifications and job description matches your background, we would love to hear from you and have the opportunity to see your resume and schedule a time to visit with you.
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