Asset Risk Manager, NTMWD
Joel Nickerson is asset risk manager for Wastewater at North Texas Municipal Water District, which provides wholesale water, wastewater, and solid waste service to 1.5 million North Texans. Joel has a dozen years of experience in water and wastewater operations, covering the entire range of asset management activities from field investigation and condition data collection through risk assessment and long-term work planning. He has worked as an engineering field technician, operations data analyst, and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) implementation consultant. At NTMWD, he leads the development and execution of the asset management program. The program includes asset registry, business risk, and life cycle cost elements as well as work management and reliability initiatives. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees and is a CMRP, Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional.