Analyst - Corporate Asset Management

engineering business & economic development
Location: City of Guelph, ON
Type: temporary full-time
Posted On: Nov 12, 2020
Closing Date: Nov 29, 2020
Analyst - Corporate Asset Management
(Temporary for approximately 13 months)
The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.
Job summary
Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Analyst - Corporate Asset Management within the Engineering and Transportation Services Department.  Reporting to the Manager of Corporate Asset  and Project Management, the Analyst - Corporate Asset Management will be responsible for developing asset management strategies in alignment with the City’s long-term goals and vision. The incumbent will develop decision frameworks, business processes and tools that incorporate capital and operating budget development, prioritization, risk analysis, level of service and life cycle costing. The position will also collaborate with internal teams and manage consulting services to complete various types of projects including condition assessments, lifecycle analysis and forecasts, operations and maintenance standards development, capability and gap assessments, capital and operating budget forecasting and maintenance, and technical studies.  They will also respond to public inquiries.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.
  • Responsible for developing decision frameworks, business processes and tools that incorporate capital and operating budget development, prioritization, risk analysis, levels of service and life cycle costing.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and review of corporate asset management best practices; collaborating with asset managing business units across the organization.
  • Document current asset management processes, including gathering information and input from stakeholders.
  • Support the implementation of asset information management technology and data strategies.
  • Prepare and present analysis related to asset management and capital budgeting to internal stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain corporate asset inventories and databases to support asset management planning.
  • Conduct detailed analysis and forecasting on infrastructure deterioration, risk, and levels of service.
  • Conduct financial analysis that includes, but is not limited to development of replacement and intervention costs, short and long range reinvestment forecasts, lifecycle analysis, and economic analysis.
  • Development of tools and spreadsheet models for the simulation and analysis of complex condition and investment scenarios.
  • Support the development of a robust, transparent and defensible capital investment plan across all service areas by linking level of service targets, asset performance and risk assessment.
  • Provide support to the departmental capital budgeting process.
  • Prepare and lead presentations on asset management initiatives to internal and external stakeholder groups, management and council.
  • Develop and prepare a variety of written documents, including technical reports, staff reports, work plans, business cases, and terms of reference.
  • Facilitate and lead workshops and meetings with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City staff and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally accompanied by a University Degree in Engineering, Commerce, Business, Economics or related field and experience in public infrastructure asset management, including industry best practices, asset management business principles, lifecycle costing, risk assessment, infrastructure renewal costing and priority setting. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience with establishing capital and operating budget requirements.
  • Understanding of the lifecycle and function of municipal linear and vertical infrastructure.
  • Ability to oversee the management of consultants, development of terms of reference or requests for proposals, interpretation of reports and studies.
  • Ability to develop and maintain infrastructure inventory databases, infrastructure condition assessments
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability communicate with a range of stakeholders on a variety of issues.
  • Ability to develop collaborative partnerships on all matters relating to asset management.
  • Demonstrated skills working with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Knowledge of condition assessment, inspection, rehabilitation and reconstruction techniques for linear and vertical infrastructure networks (such as transportation, water and wastewater, fleet and facilities).
  • Knowledge of and relevant working experience with computerized maintenance/work order management systems, Geographic Information Systems and database application development.
  • Must possess a valid G driver’s licence and have a good driving record.  Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Note: Periodic travel to various locations across the city is a requirement of this position.
$41.55 – $51.94 per hour
How to apply
Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, November 29, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.
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The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.
Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.