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Asset Management, Team Leader

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City of Airdrie
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Job Description : 


Position ID:  J0918-0679

Job Type:  Full Time

Department:  Community Infrastructure

Number Of Positions:  1

Closing Date:  October 10, 2018

Min Salary:  $96,600.00/Year

Max Salary:  $120,750.00/Year



The City of Airdrie fosters a culture of accountability and values open dialogue, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, collaborative relationships, learning, ownership, and encouraging the heart. We are searching for another team member who will help us get to the next level.

We Are:

We’re a place where you can grow. We’re a place where you’re encouraged to learn and be innovative. We’re a place where people take ownership and do what they say they’ll do. We’re a place where colleagues are friends and neighbours are customers. We’re a place where health, wellness and safety are top of mind. We’re a place where you just might be a perfect fit.

Our Team:

Accountable for planning and leading Corporate asset management and strategic capital planning initiatives for the City in collaboration with other departments, ensuring asset management activities are consistent throughout the organization and aligned with the organizational strategic plan, including development of asset management policies and procedures, business plans and strategic objectives. Leading and planning integration of an asset management (AM) information system in support of asset performance analysis and decision making across various portfolios that is consistent, sustainable and measurable. Provides leadership, inspiring enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to support staff to achieve high levels of performance.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Director of Community Infrastructure, this position will provide a lead role in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a corporate wide asset management program for the City of Airdrie. This position is responsible for the lifecycle cost analysis and asset risk management to prioritize expenditures replacement/rehabilitation for City assets and infrastructure. This is including but not limited to roads, bridges, water mains, sewers, storm, fleet and facilities, while establishing service levels and risk management practices.

Lead and support a team of Asset Management Specialists.

Develop life-cycle management program for infrastructure assets and other tangible capital assets.

Incorporate existing asset management processes, tools, and initiatives into a single corporate reporting structure and inventory system to be used in conjunction with the existing City of Airdrie GIS system.

You Bring:

Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in the principles and methods of strategic physical asset management and business planning, including capital investment rationalization, asset operating and maintenance planning, lifecycle value analysis.

Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in a managerial position, preferably in a municipal environment.

Direct experience with asset management program implementation/operation in an ISO 55000 environment is required.

A Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) designation with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) is preferred. Accreditation as Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) with The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) may also be considered. Certification as a Project Manager Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute is preferred.

Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in strategic planning, change management design, process and implementation strategies to optimize both quality and cost-effectiveness of services.

Knowledgeable with various information systems such as GIS, decision support systems and work management systems in the context of creating asset management plans.

Ability to deal effectively at all levels of the organization and with political representatives, consultants, contractors and the public exercising excellent conflict resolution skills.

Possess an in-depth understanding of multi-disciplinary asset requirements to effectively develop and maintain asset policies and valuation methodologies in the operation, maintenance and upgrade of municipal infrastructure.

An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.

We Offer:

Along with a competitive compensation program and City paid health and dental premiums, our employees also enjoy:

• Excellent health, dental, paramedical, and benefits plan
• First-in-class pension plan
• Career development and tuition reimbursement
• Employee discounts, annual adult Genesis Place pass, social events, and health & wellness initiatives

Continuous learning through training and development is encouraged as are flexible work arrangements, when possible. We recognize that our people work best when they feel engaged in their environment and appreciated for their efforts and our overall benefits package reflects that.

Additional Information:

A cover letter as a means of introducing yourself and your interest in this role is required.

This full time position (37.5 hours per week) includes a competitive compensation and benefits program.


Closing Date: 
December 18, 2018
Application Return: 

Next Steps:

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.airdrie.ca.