City of Portland - Asset Management Technician


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; prepare technical documentation for City Council orders; may review City, State or Federal legislation and performs related work as required.

Requirements: Advanced knowledge of personal computers, Microsoft Office, Cityworks AMS, Esri ArcGIS, Crystal Reports and AutoCAD; Graduation from high school or any equivalent combination of certification experience, education and training; thorough knowledge of water resources collection systems, inspection and maintenance techniques and working knowledge of municipal operations; willingness to carry pager and respond after hours and on weekends as needed; 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. Candidate 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. $855.00/week, starting pay rate.

Accepting applications for this position until Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 ½ paid holidays; paid employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental and income protection insurances; and tuition reduction programs with Kaplan University and the University of Southern Maine. Part-time employees may receive a pro-rated benefits package which may include some, but not all, of the benefits listed above.

To download the City’s application form, log on to the Job Opportunities page of the City’s website,

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.

Apply at/send cover letter and resume to the
City of Portland, Maine
Human Resources Office
389 Congress St., Room 115
Portland, ME 04101
Tel. (207) 874-8624, Fax (207) 874-8937
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