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Grant PUD Senior Asset Management Specialist in Beverly, Washington


Closing Date to Apply: December 11, 2022

Wage: $74,297.60 - $142,459.20 Annualized

Position Summary

Under limited supervision this position supports the development and implementation of the Power Production Asset Management System. Works with a variety of stakeholders to build and optimize asset management plans for specific asset types. Facilitates the documentation of business processes for asset and work management and works with IT to automate these processes in Enterprise Asset Management Software. Promotes asset management across the business.

Essential Functions

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The primary responsibility of this position is to support the Utilities’ corporate objectives by executing an Asset Management System in Power Production. The Senior Asset Management Specialist serves as a technical lead for the Asset Management department. The Senior Asset Management Specialist may be required to directly perform any of the following duties or oversee and train other members of the Asset Management Team in the performance of the following duties (not a comprehensive list):

  • Prepare Asset Management Plans establishing integrated acquisition, maintenance, renewal, replacement, and disposal strategies in consultation with all contributing departments.

  • Develop and implement strategies for collecting, storing, maintaining, and analyzing Asset Data and Information.

  • Model asset whole life costs. Monitor, forecast, and report on asset costs in support of asset decision making.

  • Work closely with the Enterprise Risk Department to develop a risk framework for each asset type which translates asset risk into dollars.

  • Develop asset condition rating guidelines with input from Maintenance and Engineering. Oversee and support the collection of asset condition data and forecast the health of the overall, Power Production Asset Portfolio.

  • Map out common failure modes and causes for each asset type. Oversee the collection and analysis of asset failure data. Compile asset failure reports. Use failure data to recommend improvements to future asset plans.

  • Work closely with Grant PUD IT staff and affected stakeholders to identify the functional requirements for Power Production Enterprise Asset and Work Management software tools. Support the implementation and ongoing use of the appropriate software tools.

  • Promote Asset Management across Power Production through training, facilitation of discussions, and the use of written and verbal communication including presenting.

  • Monitor the execution of Asset Plans and Strategies. Verify compliance with the program and verify that the expected outcomes are being realized. Recommend adjustments as needed.

  • Asset Management is a discipline that integrates the activity of a wide variety of people. Successful performance of these duties will require a highly self-motivated individual with a mix of both technical skills and people skills.

  • Demonstrated commitment to Grant PUD’s mission, vision, values, and strategic plan. The incumbent should be familiar with these organizational priorities and behave in a way that aligns with these expectations.

  • Understand and adhere to compliance requirements for this position that may include laws, regulations, security guidelines, Grant PUD policies & procedures.

  • Actively participate in all aspects of our safety program, including but not limited to:

  • Following all safety policies and procedures.

  • Alerting supervisors and coworkers to unsafe or hazardous working conditions.

  • Reporting any safety incidents or close calls within 24 hours to your supervisor.

  • Accepting feedback from supervisors and coworkers regarding your own safety performance.

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or related field with three years of relevant experience; or successful completion of at least one electric utility apprenticeship with 3 years of experience at the journey level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Special focus in maintenance, utility operations, risk management, business analytics, root cause analysis, corrective action programs, continuous improvement programs, or other related fields required.

License and Certification


  • Institute of Asset Management (IAM) Diploma required within 12 months of hire.

  • A valid State driver’s license is required.

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Grant PUD policies and procedures, Federal and State Rules, internal controls

  • Equipment used in the operations and maintenance of electric and fiber systems

  • ISO 55000 and the Institute for Asset Management 39 subjects

  • Broad Knowledge of business, operations, and engineering within an electric utility context

  • Written and oral communication, report writing, developing presentations and proposals, facilitation, interpersonal skills, listening, empathy, leadership, strategic planning, coordinating, problem solving, organizing, using sound judgment, managing time and workload, attention to detail, decision making, work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment, data analysis, risk analysis, cause analysis, MS Office, Maximo, GIS, process design and implementation.

Physical Requirements

  • Position may be eligible for hybrid work arrangement: ☒Yes ☐No

  • Majority of work is performed in a standard office setting.

  • Will require approximately 10% of the time in the field during data acquisition and investigations.

  • Typical shift of employees in this position: ☐8 hours ☐9 hours ☒10 hours ☐12 hours

* For a full list of requirements, the applicant/incumbent should refer to the Physical Capacity Evaluation (PCE).

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas.