Utility Operations and Management Consultant



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At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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Primary Responsibilities

HDR is looking for a Utility Operations Management Consultant to join our Water/Wastewater Program in Winston-Salem, NC. This position may also be based out of Raleigh/NC or Charlotte/NC. The primary will include responsibility for the development and implementation of water, wastewater, and stormwater asset management solutions to support utility operations, engineering, finance, and IT needs. They will be accountable for the success of project tasks. They will be expected to have a strong working knowledge of various database platforms, CMMS platforms, and GIS analysis tools. Previous experience must include a basic understanding of utility operation and maintenance activities including data collection, work order processing and work flow analysis, and exemplary asset management practices.



Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a professional, engineering, or related field. 

3+ years of utility management experience required.

Must have a familiarity with system development life cycle, methodologies, requirements, report and application design,

Experience with Electronic Document Management Systems. Computerized Maintenance Management Systems, and GIS systems.

Position requires excellent communication skills related to business, project team coordination and project team building.

Knowledge of widely used CMMS Platforms (including Maximo, Infor Hansen, Infor EAM, Oracle WAM, Lucity, and Azteca Cityworks), and an understanding of database software including Microsoft Access, SQL Server, and ESRI GIS software.

Must be able to evaluate utilities’ asset management activities, including asset inventories, technology support criticality, condition and remaining useful life, repair and renewal needs, and cost projections.

Must have the ability to work with project managers/senior asset management consultants to analyze utilities’ operational business processes and decision support system solutions, perform consulting tasks associated with business process analysis, asset registers/inventories, criticality, condition assessment, and repair and renewal needs.

Must have experience with software requirements gathering and specification development, selecting business information system solutions and supporting software implementations. 

Must be able to perform analysis of large utility GIS, maintenance, or condition assessment databases to support inspection, condition assessment, and planning programs.

Preferred Qualifications

PE/EIT preferred.

Local candidates are preferred.


At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way. 

United States-North Carolina-Winston-Salem United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-North Carolina-Charlotte Water Treatment Full-time Regular Utility Management Services Sep 21, 2017, 2:48:30 PM

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