Asset Manager

May 28, 2024
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CARIAN is a certified WBE/SBE/DBE Professional Services firm, providing Management, Consulting, Advisory, and Technology Solutions to leading Fortune 500 businesses.

Asset Manager (Marine Terminals / Ports)
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Hybrid – 3 days in the office

CARIAN is growing! We are a proud, nationally certified woman-owned management consulting firm providing program/project management, capital project delivery, consulting, and technology solutions to our customers in the renewable energy, power utilities, infrastructure, and transit/transportation sectors.
We are seeking a highly skilled Asset Manager with Marine Terminal / Port experience to join our team. In this role, the Port Asset Manager will manage, administer, and preserve the location and asset data ensuring its accuracy, completeness, integrity, and consistency. The role will maintain the asset and location data base and support the development of the Asset and location hierarchies. Responsibilities include assisting with organizing and restructuring asset and system data (in Asset Data Specification (ADS)/Asset Component Spare Part (ACS) format, analyzing failure data conducting reliability tests, identifying areas for improvements and collaborate with cross functional teams.

Positions at CARIAN offer comprehensive and competitive benefits (medical, dental, and vision), 401(k) matching, and the opportunity to work with a growing company.

Responsibilities for Asset Manager:

• Asset management oversight developing and administering the Client’s Department’s overall Asset Management goals, objectives, and procedures.
• Manage, administer, and preserve the Client’s departments asset data in IBM’s Maximo 7.6, 8.4 or 8.5 systems. Overseeing the accuracy, completeness, integrity, and consistency of the asset/location data, conforms to the Asset Data Hierarchy Structure and the client
• Assist with organizing and restructuring asset data (in Asset Data Specification (ADS)/Asset Component Spare Part (ACS) format), job and safety plans, material, and workflows for integration/input in Maximo, in accordance with the client’s Department’s goals.
• Hierarchy Model within the Enterprise Asset Management system.
• Perform project controls consisting of the collection and management of asset/location data for the client’s Departments Asset Management Program.
• Coordinate and manage asset/location data delivery from maintenance, capital, and operating projects.
• Support Project Managers (Capital Delivery) in the provisioning of asset data lists and identifying the asset data requirements associated with Capital Projects.
• Manage modifications to asset associated attributes, when assets are replaced/rotated out, refurbished and the asset life and condition is adjusted.
• Establish performance measures for asset management strategies.
• Recommend and implement modifications for the existing procedures and reporting systems that the Asset Management Project team and maintenance use to oversee and control the predictive and preventative maintenance of assets and equipment.
• Training support and recommendations as needed.


1. Bachelor of Science Degree in computer science, engineering, construction management, accounting, economic or business administration discipline.
2. Working knowledge of maintenance management, infrastructure management, or asset management issues including, but not limited to, key performance measures for maintenance management, condition-based asset management strategies and asset lifecycle considerations.
3. Experience with an asset information framework.
4. Working knowledge and understanding of functional systems.
5. Proficient in the use of various computer programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and MS Project
6. Experience with the management of the QA/QC of asset data in Maximo 7.6, 8.4 or 8.5.
7. An understanding of Port operations, maintenance, or construction contracts.
8. Leadership skills and experience managing a diverse workforce with varying work backgrounds, expertise, and levels.
9. Working knowledge of labor agreements for facility operations and maintenance staff.
10. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to be persuasive with staff at all levels.
11. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to make concise presentations to a variety of audiences.
12. Proficient in the use of various computer programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and MS Project.
13. Demonstrated experience with any or all the following: Maximo, Assetworks, ESRI Arc GIS Server, Oracle, COGNOS, SAP, BIM, CAD, RFID, SNMP, GPS enabled handheld/tablet.
14. A valid driver’s license is strongly preferred/required, as the position will require the travel independently to the various Client facilities.

CARIAN takes pride in being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender expression or identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local legally protected class.
As a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise, CARIAN is committed to providing employment opportunities to women, veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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