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Asset Management Engineer


Hawke's Bay Regional Council (HBRC) is the regional authority for the Hawke's Bay region in New Zealand with key roles in environmental management and education; flood control, drainage, pollution, waste, land, water and coastal management. Supporting approximately 160,000 residents, Council's vision is to enable a healthy environment, a vibrant community and a prosperous economy.  

About the role:

The role of Asset Management Engineer is to provide the day to day support of the Asset Management function within the Regional Assets Team. This role primary purpose will to be to support the Manager Regional Assets in the development, implementation, operation and continual improvement of a fit for purpose asset management system aligned with ISO 55000. This role will also assist asset managers develop a comprehensive understanding of asset performance and condition trends, cost profiles and risk exposure through the structured review and analysis of asset information and data.

Role responsibilities:

This role is a key influencer of best asset management practice across Engineering, Schemes and Open Spaces teams. The role requires:

  • Comprehensive understanding of asset management framework
  • Ability to influence and drive change within a complex organisation

Activity and Asset Management

  • Provide a centre of expertise on the councils Asset Management Framework and Asset Management Information System
  • Be able to train staff in the use of systems and processes to support Asset Management
  • Provide a central project management function to bring together Activity Management Plans, Activity Management plans and Infrastructure Strategy
  • Take a leadership role in the conversation and approach to resilient infrastructure in the context of Hawkes Bays natural hazards.

Desirable Experience:

  • Appropriate tertiary engineering qualification
  • Proven experience in Asset Management, Asset Management Frameworks and Asset Management Information Systems
  • Experience working in a government environment
  • Ability to read and understand standard financial reporting including budgeting
  • Well-developed report writing and communication abilities.
  • Ability to forge good relationships with a range of clients.
  • Ability to be inclusive and involve others in decision-making
  • Well organised and able to motivate others.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and enjoys working as part of a team.


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Applications close Monday 15th June at 5PM

15 June 2020

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