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Staff Professional II, Asset Management

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WithersRavenel
Place
Charlotte, NC/Remote
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Added: May 10, 2024
Description

WithersRavenel is looking for people who are passionate about collaboration, community, and client success. Your reward for sharing your talent with us? OWNERSHIP . As a 100% employee-owned company, every employee is an owner—which adds a powerful and unique dimension to our vibrant company culture and purposeful work.

Simply put, we're all-in for the success of employees, because when they succeed, we all thrive.

Join our team as a Staff Professional II in our Charlotte, NC office.

Staff Professional IIs are technical full-time positions to support assigned engineers, planners, or other technical positions to develop asset management and planning solutions for a wide range of infrastructure projects related to water industry. Under the direction of a learned professional, Staff Professional IIs provide technical support and translate technical concepts into documentable technical solutions.

Duties And Responsibilities

Project and Client Management

  • Under general supervision, assist in management of projects and communications with clients.
  • Participate in project meetings, presentations, workshops and create agendas and/or subsequent documentation.
  • Communicate with project managers of any significant challenges, deviation from procedures and metrics, or incidents that occur on projects.
  • Understand scope of work, schedule, and budget.

Technical

  • Assist project managers/senior professionals with planning, development and execution of asset management projects related to water/wastewater infrastructure.
  • Provide support in the development and technical delivery of asset management plans. Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • collect and analyze various types of data related to utility GIS, condition assessments, operation and maintenance tools and procedures, etc.;
  • perform gap assessments;
  • asset inventory compilation;
  • condition and consequence of failure assessments;
  • life cycle cost analysis;
  • operation and maintenance programs;
  • and capital investment planning.
  • Assist in the review and analysis of condition assessment data (CCTV, smoke/dye testing, flow metering, leak detection, etc.).
  • Assist and provide recommendations for improvements related to water and wastewater infrastructure problems such as inflow and infiltrations, sanitary sewer overflows, water leaks/losses, pressure issues, etc.
  • Under supervision, perform onsite field activities such as site inspections to gather information and assess the condition of assets.
  • Assist with the preparation of technical reports, presentations, workshops and other project delivery materials.
  • Ability to collaborate with other departments for successful completion of projects.
  • Communicate and interact with clients and internal team.
  • Complete deliverables and project scope responsibilities within assigned budget and schedule.
  • Organize and maintain all revisions of project-related information per our Company policies and procedures and standards.
  • Use various applications to generate maps, reports, or other technical based deliverables based on specific project requirements.
  • Follow technical aspects and policies of the Practice Area and Company.
  • Analyze technical problems; devise new or improved techniques, approaches, and alternative solutions; and communicate those to supervisor for approval and implementation.

Client and Business Development

  • Participate in civic and community events.
  • Seek opportunities for cross-selling to enhance and expand our existing client relationships during and after projects.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or field of expertise or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years of related industry experience
  • Successful completion of FE Exam or ability to complete/pass the exam within 1 year of employment
  • Knowledge of utility asset management tools, best practices, and principles
  • Understanding of water and wastewater operations
  • Knowledge of capital planning, GIS mapping, hydraulic modeling software a plus
  • Ability to interpret CADD drawings
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications
  • Possess good data management practices and techniques
  • Self-motivated, engaged, and team-oriented with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Execute multiple tasks under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • Understand technical planning concepts and methods
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to take direction and learn software applications
  • Demonstrate personal investment in your career
  • Energetic, flexible, confident, and forward thinking

Working Conditions

The assignment may require infrequent evening/weekend work and job site visits outdoors. Candidates should enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced, and client-driven environment.

Physical Requirements

The assignment may occasionally require repetitive physical tasks (such as operating a computer), standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time, extended time travelling in a vehicle, and carrying equipment and materials up to 25 pounds.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position. All employees may have other duties assigned at any time.

WithersRavenel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, military service, or other non-merit factors protected by federal, state, or local laws. At WithersRavenel, we strive to build and nurture a culture where diversity, inclusivity, and belonging are a normal part of doing business, not an initiative. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results. By hiring highly talented people who align with our Core Values, we continue to enrich and broaden our ownership community, as well as the employee and client experience. This purposeful approach to diversity and inclusion leads to greater commitment, collaboration, and effectiveness in our culture, work, and lives.
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