Asset Manager – Mechanical (Hayband – P)


Asset Manager - Mechanical (Hayband - P) (RAN221107-1) - Rand Water
Closing Date2022/11/21
Reference NumberRAN221107-1
Job TitleAsset Manager – Mechanical (Hayband – P)
PortfolioBulk Water Services – Operations
Job Type ClassificationPermanent
Location – CountrySouth Africa
Location – ProvinceGauteng
Location – Town / CityJohannesburg
Location – SiteRietvlei
Job Advert SummaryRand Water is looking for an Asset Manager at their Head Offices based in Glenvista, Johannesburg South to act as the custodian for the mechanical category of water supply infrastructure. This individual will be responsible for ensuring that these assets are specified, installed, operated, and maintained in order to provide expected levels of service at minimum lifecycle cost.
Minimum RequirementsFormal engineering qualifications:(BTech, BSc degree)Registered or Eligible for:Professional Registration with the Engineering Council of SAA minimum of 8 years’ experience in engineering/infrastructure management, preferably in the water industry.In addition, a minimum of 5 years management experience.Desirable qualifications are:Advanced Management Programme
Primary DutiesLead and manage all activities of the section that will result in optimal lifecycle performance of the specific category of assets.Develop, compile, execute and manage the section business plan that supports the departmental and divisional business plan.Develop and maintain generic standards and strategies to optimise asset performance and availability, maintenance regimes, rates of deterioration, lifespan, etc.Provide and update plans and costs for the management of each mechanical asset, for incorporation into the integrated Asset Management Plan.Manage and lead the process relating to the review and improvement of standards and specifications for the mechanical asset category.Manage own staff and co-ordinate with other disciplines in:Condition assessment and performance measurement of assets to agreed standards and frequencies.Optimization and audits of maintenance activities.Translation of findings from assessments into recommendations for projects and/or maintenance work.Manage, specify, and review improvements to design specifications, operating and maintenance regimes.Review and approve specification and design of new assets to ensure lifecycle performance is adequately addressed.Develop and prepare annual budget for mechanical asset management, and practice financial management and control.Manage the development of staff by monitoring performance, coaching, and mentoring, career path and succession planning.Initiate and lead asset management related projects.Direct and lead technical advances and use of best fit technology for the mechanical category of assets.Effective management and monitoring the sections budget, and appropriate action on variances.Create and encourage a culture of teamwork, and achievement, through the application of frequent feedback and communication with staff and promote employment equity.
KnowledgeSpecification, design, operation, and maintenance of the asset categoryFinancial and economic principles, including life cycle costingCondition assessment and performance measurement techniques and evaluationAsset rehabilitation technologyPrinciples of plant maintenance and reliabilityPrinciples of asset management
SkillsNetworking SkillsSpatial analysis and interpretationProject ManagementDecision makingPlanning and organizingEffective communication and interpersonal skillsConceptual thought and well developed analytical and coordinating skillsPeople management
AttitudeCustomer serviceCritical evaluationSelf-motivatedProblem solvingHighly motivated and innovativeDiligent and performance drivenResults driven


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