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City of Portland - Asset Management Technician - Water Resources

Start Date: April 01, 2024 | End Date: June 28, 2024
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Water & Wastewater

ASSET MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN - Water Resources – Public Works Department - Up to $2,000 Sign on Bonus Available -

The Water Resources section within the Department of Public Works is seeking a talented team member who is responsible for utilizing specialized computer software including the Cityworks CMMS, geospatial systems (Esri ArcGIS) and CCTV programs.  The successful candidate will operate and program computer software related to the wastewater collection system; collect and analyze data, write reports and perform special projects as assigned; assist in analysis of asset information to evaluate asset conditions and maintenance priorities; participate in the development of work processes and standards for the use and analysis of asset information; perform general office and clerical tasks such as copying, data entry and filing; prepare and maintain accurate location and attribute records for the City’s collection system using GPS, GIS, CAD and asset management system; provide field asset support and train field staff on asset management concepts; investigate field conditions and recommend resolutions to infrastructure and environmental concerns, especially as they relate to the wastewater collection system; collect information and perform inspection on a variety of assets to ensure compliance with regulations; prepare corrective action plans, job plans, service requests and work orders; may review City, State or Federal legislation and performs related work as required.  

Requirements:  Advanced knowledge of personal computers, Microsoft Office, Cityworks CMMS, Esri Suite of products, Crystal Reports and AutoCAD; Four year  degree in GIS, Computer Science, Engineering, technical or related field or any equivalent combination working with CMMS, GIS and related systems; thorough knowledge of water resources collection systems, inspection and maintenance techniques and working knowledge of municipal operations; working knowledge of combined system overflow programs, DEP regulations concerning bypassed flows and reporting requirements; ability to train employees and understand and interpret construction plans and specifications; ability to follow written/oral instructions and keep thorough and accurate records; ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the general public and ability to withstand varied climatic conditions.  Possession of education and certifications in the wastewater and storm water fields desired.  Candidates must possess a NEWEA Grade IV Collection Systems Certificate or be able to obtain within one year; must possess and maintain NASSCO PACP/MACP/LACP Certifications or be able to obtain within one year; must have valid State of Maine Class C driver’s license and must have and maintain a good driving record; and positive reference check.  Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of criminal background check. 

CEBA union position - Grade 18 – Starting pay range $989.25/week - $1,078.13/week, based on years of experience.   

Accepting applications until the position is filled.  
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City Benefits

Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental, vision and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine and Thomas College.   Part-time employees may receive a pro-rated benefits package which may include some, but not all, of the benefits listed above.

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


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