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Project Engineer – Asset Management

City of Aurora, Colorado
Aurora, CO

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City of Aurora, Colorado

Project Engineer – Asset Management (Aurora Water)
Hiring salary range: $75,401 to $94,251
First resume review: Friday, July 8, 2022.

Known as the Gateway to the Rockies, this All-America City lies on the eastern edge of the Denver-Aurora metropolitan area. The city boasts spectacular views of the Front Range spanning from Pikes Peak to Longs Peak. More than 386,000 residents and 10,000 businesses choose to call Aurora home, making it the third largest city in Colorado and the 54th largest in the United States.

Aurora Water is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the drinking water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage systems, treatment of drinking water and non-potable reclaimed wastewater for irrigation, billing and collection, public outreach and water conservation, acquisition and development of future water rights, major capital projects programs, and quality control for regulatory compliance and public health.

Aurora Water has several major vertical assets and approximately four thousand miles of linear assets. These assets span the water, wastewater, and storm water utilities. The Project Engineer position with a specialty in asset management will be responsible for a variety of engineering and technical tasks supporting the comprehensive and strategic management of all Aurora Water’ s assets. These responsibilities generally include implementing industry best asset management practices, procedures and technology, and supporting operations, water resources and/or engineering staff. This role will also involve leading, mentoring and supervising the asset management engineering staff. This position is eligible for a flexible/remote work schedule!
The ideal candidate must have comprehensive knowledge of current asset management principles and practices applicable to public utilities infrastructure, facilities, and operations. This role will be responsible for developing an asset management strategy, monitoring the return on investment (ROI), as well as identifying gaps and areas for continuous improvement to fully optimize asset life cycle. This new leader will also focus on emerging technologies and “best practices” for asset management programs to include effective resource utilization and operational efficiency. This ideal professional must be an attentive listener and an outstanding communicator with exceptional interpersonal, analytical, written, and verbal communication skills. Candidates must also be a collaborative leader with Aurora employees, developers, Aurora Water contractors, partner agencies and community stakeholders.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, or directly related field, and 4 - 8 years of experience (in any combination of asset management, project and/or construction management, utility engineering) is required. Registration as Professional Engineer (PE) with the State of Colorado or ability to obtain through reciprocity from another state within 6 months of employment is required. Knowledge of CMMS/EAM systems required. Knowledge of BIMs, GIS, CAD, PowerBI or other dashboard applications is preferred. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.

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For more information, contact:
Kylie Wilson

CPS HR Consulting

Recruitment Brochure:

City of of Aurora website:

The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.

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