Pasadena, TX – April 6, 2018

Gerald Fejarang, director of water reliability at PinnacleART, will participate in a pre-conference workshop at the CWEA Annual Conference on Tuesday, April 17.

The workshop titled, “Take it to the Next Level: Elevate Your Collection System Asset Management Program,” will guide attendees toward a next-level collection system program through various actions including: staff buy-in and accountability, implementing software tools, managing risk, assessing pump stations, and implementing reliability-centered maintenance.

This workshop takes place at 8:30 am – 3:30 pm in the Golden State Room on the 2nd floor of the Hyatt Regency Sacramento. For more information about the CWEA Annual Conference and this workshop, click here.

About the presenter

For more than 20 years, Gerald Fejarang has been passionately educating clients on the importance of a reliability-based asset management program as the Director of Water Reliability for PinnacleART. In this role, Gerald helps plant operations and maintenance (O&M) managers in the water and wastewater industries to improve their asset management programs by driving them with Reliability engineering principles.

Prior to joining the PinnacleART team, Gerald was the Senior Engineer at HydroScience Engineers where he assisted the founders with the start-up of the firm. While managing an Operations Support team for HydroScience Engineers, Gerald provided ongoing technical support for clients for process troubleshooting, developing asset management strategies, integrating Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) principals and elements with O&M programs, improving methods to O&M management and strategies, launching Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), corrective maintenance support and more. He began his career as a Student Engineer at Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District in their newly formed O&M Support unit. He later worked as a Project Engineer for HYA/Dames and Moore, and as a Senior Engineer with West Yost Associates following his time at HydroScience Engineers.

Gerald holds a Professional Engineering License in Civil Engineering for California. Additionally, he is a member of the Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP), Water Environment Federation (WEF), the American Water Works Association (AWWA), and the California Water Environment Association (CWEA). During his time at CWEA, he served as the Secretary, Treasurer and Vice President.

About CWEA

The California Water Environment Association (CWEA) is a not-for-profit public benefit association of 9,300-plus water quality professionals who work for public agencies and collection systems, engineering firms, and equipment and service suppliers. CWEA members are responsible for cleaning California’s water and returning it safely to the environment. CWEA educates and certifies water quality professionals, disseminates technical information, and promotes sound policies to benefit society through protection and enhancement of our water environment. We offer services at the state level as well as locally, through our 17 geographical Local Sections. CWEA is a proud state member association of the Water Environment Federation which provides technical education and training for thousands of water quality professionals.

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