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Tampa Skyline

AWT Asset Support Specialist

Number of Vacancies: 1

Recruitment #230118-317110-001


This is specialized work involving CMMS and asset management coordination and support services for the Howard F Curren Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant (AWT).  Bargaining unit position.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for performing or providing coordination, management and maintenance of assets, CMMS system and management databases, the division’s various applications, laptops, I-Pads, smartphones, Toughbooks, GPS units and thermal cameras or similar assets. The employee will provide training to others in the use of the CMMS system and assigned databases and is responsible for database integrity.  Work is of more than   average difficulty and may require a considerable amount of interaction with system divisional users. Under general supervision the employee will be required to exercise reasonable initiative and independent judgment in problem determination and resolution of multiple tasks in a professional and courteous manner. Work is reviewed through meetings, work orders, reports submitted and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Maintain the CMMS application and asset management, including matching field names to division processes; giving users proper menus, security permissions and setting site indicators.

Maintain desktop software licenses not maintained by T&I; administer security levels; maintain pertaining system-level tables.

Provide support in the use of the application(s), including answering questions, working with vendors on issues and providing summary reports.

Provide management with performance reports (labor, parts usage, asset cost, etc.), including comprehending the report generator tool and an understanding of creating views in SQL.

Develop user training program; arrange and conduct training sessions for personnel using applications to increase and enhance competencies; provide occasional training on the use of various sophisticated instruments such as thermal camera and personal air monitors.

Ensure the integration of new and replacement assets with the asset management application takes place on a recurring basis; assist in the development of standards and procedures for quality control of data processing operations; monitors performance to ensure the operating system is functioning properly and effectively.

Coordinate and/or perform the division’s system updates with T&I or vendors; performs any additional updating tasks needed; confer with users and T&I about hardware and software questions concerning networks and identify system problems; evaluate, acquire and coordinate installation of third-party software products and software upgrades.

Oversee and develop the collection and analysis of data through various management systems such as the CMMS, asset management, and Operational systems such as SCADA and InTouch GPS. Identifies potential data sources to determine availability and location of needed information; analyzes collected data using computer-based systems and verifies accuracy; identifies trends and other indicators present in collected information.

Employee may perform other work deemed necessary by the Wastewater Department and City of Tampa.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Considerable knowledge of: data processing and business functions; asset management systems; I-Maint wastewater operations and activities, and the preparation of reports; MS Office, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint and Crystal reports.

Working knowledge of: PC based operating systems, SCADA software, InTouch GPS, Keytrak system, software and hardware; software implementation; instructional techniques employed in training user personnel; database management and peripheral device operations.

Ability to: conduct independent research and draw sound conclusions, prepare reports, and make effective presentations; analyze information and document procedures and processes; prepare detailed procedures manuals; train user personnel; express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited high school or vocational school and three (3) years of experience working with CMMS systems and one (1) year experience working in the wastewater field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of valid Florida driver's license.


Evaluation of education and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.


Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.


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