New Job Fleet Asset Project Specialist In British Columbia

Fleet Asset Project Specialist
Fleet Asset Project Specialist

Fleet Asset Project Specialist

Company : The Corporation of The City of Victoria
Salary : $50.06 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Job Description:

Competition #22/156
Internal/External Posting
Closing date: July 21, 2022

Fleet Asset Project Specialist (Continuous)
Engineering & Public Works Department

Perform project management functions related to the fleet procurement, fleet management and refurbishment programs for the City of Victoria vehicle and equipment fleet, including Public Works and Parks department, and support to Victoria Police and Fire departments.


Assist the Manager of Fleet in the development, implementation and management of the annual fleet capital replacement plan; use predictive analytics to monitor life cycle status of over 400 fleet and equipment assets and budget proposals, projections and detailed estimates for projects and related activities; prepare and present program proposals to City Council and departments for information or approval, including performance analysis and data management related to City assets.

Administer both the annual program and emergent projects in response to corporate and departmental requirements; conduct asset condition assessments; conduct market reviews and monitor latest emerging technologies and new products entering the market; verify, allocate and monitor expenditures; approve payment for or acceptance of work; prepare progress reports; maintain manual and computerized records of project costs, condition assessments, capital projects and other project management data. Support the fleet department in data acquisition and reporting functions including fuel management, fleet management and carbon usage reporting

Liaise with and approve capital expenditures of the work shop based staff and product suppliers, contractors and engineers on project deliverables, assist in the development of fleet specification standards; liaise with and provide information to City Council, departments, internal stakeholders and outside agencies on project requirements, progress and budgets; respond to enquiries and requests for service from departments and end users.

Act as consultant to Supply Management Services on capital project requisitions; determine in-sourcing and outsourcing of work assignments; prepare requests for proposals and related documents including sole sourcing decisions; assess and make recommendations in the selection of suppliers of assets and services, contractors and engineers; ensure project schedules are managed; negotiate and resolve disputes and represent the City in mediation-arbitration as required.

Perform related duties where qualified.

Work is generated by the annual fleet capital replacement and refurbishment programs.
Work is reviewed through regular reports and meetings with manager.
Issues such as deviations from annual budget and approved expenditures are discussed with manager with recommendations.

Physical Effort:
Mental Effort:
Short periods of intense concentration while preparing reports and estimating projects. (often)
Meet multiple deadlines. (often)
Visual/Auditory Effort:
Focus on a variety of source data and computer for short periods. (occasional)
Work Environment:
Office based.
Periodic shop based environment inspecting/review heavy equipment and fleet. (rare)
Work at dealer/ factory sites - suppliers of fleet while performing inspections. (rare)
Work in an environment where protective measures must be taken to avoid exposure to noise and/or fumes. (rare)

Organize and prioritize work.
Understand and apply the principles and methods of fleet asset management and procurement administration.
Working level operation of City word processing, Adobe Acrobat Pro, JDE and related specialty software.
Advanced level of spreadsheet software such as MS Excel
Read and interpret technical reports, plans, acts and CVSE regulations.
Compose and present reports.
Conduct research and analysis.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Represent the City to the public and outside agencies.
Work safely on job sites.

Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:
University Undergraduate Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline. (4 years)
Formal Project Management Institute accredited training. (35 hours)
Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's Licence.
4 years of related mechanical/fleet experience including project management and procurement or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.

Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 35 hour work week
$50.06 per hour, Pay Grade 17 (Under Review)
Job Code #4380
This is a CUPE Local 50 Position

To apply for this opportunity you will need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at - only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Applicants who are not current City of Victoria employees will be asked to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 during the recruitment process. External applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected legal ground as defined in the BC Human Rights Code may request an accommodation.

At the City of Victoria, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

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