Transit Asset Management Coordinator

Compensation: $50,425.00 - $75,637.00 Annually

General Description/Information

The Transit Asset Management (TAM) team consists of a focused group that monitors and assists with the assets Valley Metro builds and operates and establishes goals and performance indicators to maintain the assets as efficiently as possible. This includes implementation of a program to improve decision making concerning the asset maintenance, asset risk, and long-term asset planning processes. This position is within the Maintenance and Operations Division.

The TAM Coordinator will assist with gather physical asset data for the Transit Asset Management program. This includes working with asset owners, gathering, and entering asset attributes in the Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) System and reviewing condition data to ensure the assets are in a state of good repair. Helping the planning process for asset maintenance or renewals and reviewing asset risks. This position will be experienced in understanding data and how it can be used to improve processes. This position will work between various locations where bus and rail assets are housed.



The statements listed below describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Work with asset owners and team to work through asset management strategies.

Assist in compiling asset management data for revisions to the Asset Management Plan.

Work with asset managers in planning capital repairs or replacements.

Review asset performance and cost data to measure approved KPI’s for each asset discipline.

Work with asset owners to improve asset management practices for each asset class.

Assist with National Transit Data reporting, compliance reporting.

Asset Management development & documentation.

Performs other duties of similar nature and level as assigned.

Knowledge of:

Computer Asset Management systems;

Data organization;

Data evaluation and analysis;

Report preparation and presentation;

Training techniques;

Principles and practices used in preventive maintenance planning and scheduling;

Computers and application software including word processing, spreadsheets, and database management;

Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, rules, and regulations.

Skill in:

Using Asset Management Systems;

Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office;

Understanding, interpreting, and responding to end user requests;

Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, outside agencies and the public;

Strong communicating skills;

Strong analytical skills and ability to understand, interpret and analyze data;

Strong time management, organization, and prioritizing;

Understanding, interpreting and applying rules, regulations, and agency policies and procedures.


Work is performed primarily in standard office environment. Some shop or field work occasionally required. Subject to standing, walking, bending, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds.



Associate’s Degree in Finance, facility management, or operations management or a similar field; and three (3) years of experience working with an EAM or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System or Maintenance Management Systems (MMIS), and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties listed.


Understanding of maintenance activities and strategies for maintaining facilities, rolling stock, or fleets. Knowledge of EAM or MMIS Software; knowledge of data analysis procedures, and problem-solving and cognitive ability. A willingness to learn and be an advocate for continuous improvement. This position will receive some professional training in asset management.

Background Investigation:

Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.

Licenses and Certifications:

Valid Arizona Driver’s License and the ability to maintain insurability under Valley Metro’s Vehicle Insurance Policy.

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