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Manager responsible for developing and sustaining a Pipe Risk Mitigation Program which includes a wastewater Inflow & Infiltration (I&I) reduction program that supports and optimizes the data as outlined in upcoming rules within the Florida Department Stat’s Florida Administrative Codes (F.A.C.) Ch62-600, Ch62-604. This involves the coordination of activities required as part of the Senate Bill 712 (the Clean Waterways Act) and day-to-day management and coordination of projects related to the Geographic Information System. Prepares control strategies to reduce risk and improve asset utilization, determining predictive strategies, analyzing root cause failure to reduce down time due to pipe breaks and increasing production, establishing a culture of continuous improvement, and building an effective asset risk mitigation program to improve asset reliability with reduced risk at optimized spending and capital investments. Receives guidance from the Asset Management Section Manager, but plans, schedules and coordinates detailed phase work requiring judgment and independent evaluation.
A suitable candidate will have exceptional GIS skills, an understanding of industry standard asset management best practices and ISO 55000 and PAS 55, departmental programs, procedures and policies.
The ideal candidate will be experienced with the delivery of asset management projects using industry-accepted asset management tools and techniques. Possess the ability to evaluate data to produce information useful in decision making. Lead or support the development of the asset management program through project management including various combinations of internal staff collaboration, workflow management, and time management. Possess excellent communication skills, project and team coordination skills, team building abilities, and be comfortable working direct with department directors and administration.
- Graduation from an accredited four-year degree granting college or university, with a focus in Engineering, GIS, Environmental Studies, Geography, Planning and Urban Development, or a related field; and
- Five (5) years of program/project management experience directly related to the position duties; or
- An equivalent combination of education (not less than a high school diploma/GED), training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies; and
- Possession of a valid, Florida Driver’s License.
Note: Institute of Asset Management (IAM) certification and/or Certified GIS Professional (GISP) are highly desirable.
- Customer Commitment – Proactively seeks to understand the needs of the customers and provide the highest standards of service.
- Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity – Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
- Organizational Excellence – Takes ownership for excellence through one’s personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
- Success through Teamwork – Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.
Duties and Responsibilities
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on the nature of their assignments, individual employees may perform some or all of the duties described below.
- Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Wastewater I&I Reduction Program which include identification of risk and development of mitigation alternatives, cost benefit and alternatives analysis, and meeting with internal and outside agencies that facilitate the development of business decisions.
- Develop and sustain the analysis tools to identify risk, configure systems to report findings, and make recommendations to mitigate pipe failures. This includes exceptional GIS skills and an in-depth understanding of the Clean Waterways Act and the rules within F.A.C. Ch62-600, Ch62-604 and staying abreast of revised and/or new rules and guidelines.
- Responsible for coordinating efforts with various Water Resources Department (WRD) staff to proactively mitigate I&I, pipe breaks, and other system failures. Facilitates the analysis of asset condition and risk assessment and asset useful life. Identify repair and replacement project planning, maintenance schedules, areas of improvement in workflow and operational processes.
- Responsible for coordinating risk reduction efforts with data analysts, data scientists, GIS analysts, and internal and outside agencies. This includes failure mode and effects analysis and gap analysis.
- Responsible for reporting requirements outlined in the Clean Waterways Act of 2020 and F.A.C. Ch62-600, for domestic wastewater facilities, and Ch62-604, for collection systems and transmission facilities.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Excellent business acumen and interpersonal skills; able to work across business lines at senior levels to achieve common goals.
- Knowledge in processing, cleaning, and analyzing large volumes of data to assist with addressing business line problems or the completion of research.
- Knowledge of F.A.C. Ch62-600, Ch62-604, the Clean Water Act, and ESRI GIS use of analysis specific to water, wastewater, reclaimed water and piping geometric networks.
- Knowledge of ISO 55000 and PAS 55 asset management standards.
- Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique and production methods. Knowledge of analysis and research techniques, methods, and procedures.
- Skill in identifying, analyzing, isolating problems and developing/sustaining resolutions.
- Ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgment in making conclusive recommendations; execute guidance and work independently with minimal supervision.
- Proven communication skills; both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management. Knowledge of English spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
- Ability to employ the necessary management tools and techniques to successfully achieve the required business outcome and meet the organizational goals and objectives.
- Excellent analytical skills, the ability to get along with a wide range of people, good judgment, time-management skills, and creativity.
- Critical Thinking: Work is broad in scope covering multiple complex fields. A high degree of analytic ability and inductive thinking is required to devise new, non-standard approaches to highly intricate, technically complex problems.
- Decision Making: Independent judgment is required to recommend Department or Division objectives, evaluate new approaches to problem solving, and assess changing facts or conditions. Advises management of potential risks and challenges, identifying alternatives for mitigation.
- Communication: Requires regular contact with internal and outside agencies. Involves considerable tact, discretion, and persuasion in obtaining the cooperation of others.
- Strategic Planning: Supports the assessment of existing processes and identifies potential improvements to increase efficiency. Supports the planning, development and implementation of the Wastewater I&I Reduction Program which will influence annual expenditures and revenues.
- Managerial/Operational Skills: Supports and participates in planning and coordinating analysis and/or reporting for the Department and the Division, as it relates to the Wastewater I&I Reduction Program.
- Leadership: Must possess leadership skills in organizational processes, resource allocation, and time management. Supports the establishment of benchmarks and guidance in the execution of processes to measure performance.
- Analytical Ability: High degree of analytical ability to perform analysis, map out and report on risk and mitigation, organizational processes, performance, and overall Wastewater I&I Reduction Program health.
- Managing Complexity: Highly complex, manages and coordinates the collection of data to support F.A.C. Ch62-600 and Ch62-604, and the Clean Water Act; preserve the accuracy and integrity of the information reported, both internally and externally.
Nature of Work/Physical Effort/Working Conditions
- Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
- This position involves sitting for extended periods of time using standard or modified computer and phone hardware.
- Work is performed in a standard office environment.
- Must be able to travel to frequent meetings held in a variety of locations throughout the County.
- Requires travel to plant facilities and exposure to inclement weather conditions.
Emergency Management Responsibilities
In the event of an emergency or disaster, an employee may be required to respond promptly to duties and responsibilities as assigned by the employee’s department, the County’s Office of Emergency Management, or County Administration. Such assignments may be for before, during, or after the emergency/disaster.#VIZI