WASO Park Facility Management Division’s Branch of Asset Management is responsible for developing and implementing new tools, standardized business practices, and training to maximize the life cycle of constructed assets. This branch conducts the following core functions: asset inventory, asset valuation, business practice development, condition assessment, and facility management training.

  • Project Management (for future expansion)
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • FMSS (Facility Management Software System)
  • FMP (Facility Management Program [the business practices])
  • Building Management
  • Construction Management
  • Building Commissioning
  • Emergency Services

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Using Work Order Reporting Kiosk (WORK) in an FBMS World – Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365 The Work Order Reporting Kiosk (WORK) application has been updated to include a daily timesheet and the ability to record credit card transactions to work orders. WORK is linked directly to the Facility Management Software System (FMSS). Through the FMSS work orders it is also linked to the QuickTime application for payroll reporting. Therefore, reporting time ...
11/14/2012
Sustainable Institutional Change for Federal Facility Managers – On Demand Training
femp_logo 620 x 212 3 hours This course provides Federal facility managers with practical information and action-based strategies to change individual and organizational behavior in support of energy efficiency and strat egic sustainability goals. While advanced technologies are increasingly effective at reducing energy and resource intensity in buildings and facilities, optimal results cannot occur unless multiple strategies are employed to change ...
11/13/2012
Selecting, Implementing, and Funding Photovoltaic Systems in Federal Facilities – On Demand Training
femp_logo 620 x 2123.5 hours This course covers PV technologies typically installed at Federal sites along with installation options, PV module ratings and testing, and warranties. Roof vs. ground mounted PV arrays, fixed vs. tracked PV arrays, and other options are discussed in terms of logistical, technical, and economic considerations.  For details and registration click HERE
11/13/2012
Planning an Energy Assessment for Federal Facilities – On Demand Training
femp_logo 620 x 2124 hours Focused on managing the Energy Assessment process in federal facilities, this course assists the Federal Energy and Facility Manager to comply with executive orders and legislative mandates and meet the requirements of Section 432 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. A properly planned and executed energy assessment provides a roadmap for ...
11/13/2012
Park Asset Management Plan: Introduction
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This course provides an Introduction to the Park Asset Management Planning process Objectives: Articulate the legislation that led to the development of the Park Asset Management Plan (PAMP). Describe the changing nature of the Facility Management Plan (FMP) in the NPS (DOI requires NPS to be accountable) Explain the relationship between the Site Specific Asset Business Plan (SSABP) and ...
10/11/2012
PAMP Execution: Work Flow – Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365 This final course in the PAMP Execution series introduces the concept of a work order management contract in support of the work order life cycle that completes the planning identified by the PAMP. Objectives:  Describe the life cycle of a work order Identify three types of evaluation Establish roles and responsibilities for Work Flow Target Audience: FMSS users and Chiefs Of ...
11/14/2012
PAMP Execution: Demo of the Annual Work Plan- Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365 This sixth course in the PAMP Execution series continues to describe the steps in preparing for development of an annual work plan and establishing PM records and work orders in the FMSS. The annual work plan tool will be demonstrated. Objectives:  Summarize the purpose of each tab of the Annual Work Plan (AWP). Identify tools in the AWP ...
11/14/2012
PAMP Execution: Creating PM Records from the AWP – Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365 This seventh course in the PAMP Execution series continues to describe the steps in preparing for development of an annual work plan and establishing PM records and work orders in the FMSS. It covers completing annual work planning and entering PM records in FMSS via the PM Module Objectives: Use the Annual Work Plan (AWP) and PM ...
11/14/2012
PAMP Execution QA/QC: The O&M Optimizer – Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365     This third course in the PAMP Execution series describes the third step in preparing for development of an annual work plan and establishing PM records and work orders in the FMSS. It will cover O&M Optimizer data evaluation. Including understanding how to maximize O&M investment in light of financial realities. Objectives:  Describe the purpose of the Optimizer Articulate ...
11/14/2012
PAMP Execution QA/QC: PM Records- Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365 This fourth course in the PAMP Execution series continues to describe the steps in preparing for development of an annual work plan and establishing PM records and work orders in the FMSS. It will provide a review of the PM application in the FMSS including sequencing, work order generation and common errors. Objectives:  Describe how to use ...
11/14/2012
PAMP Execution QA/QC: Location and Asset Records – Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365 This second course in the PAMP Execution series describes the second step in preparing for development of an annual work plan and establishing PM records and work orders in the FMSS. It will cover Location and Asset data evaluation. Including concept of critical systems Objectives: Compare actual physical inventory to FMSS location record inventory Explain critical systems Evaluate Asset ...
11/14/2012
PAMP Execution QA/QC: API, CRV, and FCI – Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365 This first course in the PAMP Execution series describes the first steps in preparing for development of an annual work plan and establishing PM records and work orders in the FMSS. It will cover API, CRV and FCI data evaluation. Objectives: Describe what PAMP Execution is Describe how PAMP Execution can benefit parks and the NPS as a ...
11/14/2012
PAMP Execution QA/QC : Additional Data Needs- Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365   This fifth course in the PAMP Execution series continues to describe the steps in preparing for development of an annual work plan and establishing PM records and work orders in the FMSS. It will cover review of labor records and documenting utility costs. Objectives:  Describe how to QA/QC Labor Records Explain how to track actual utility costs for ...
11/14/2012
Operations and Maintenance: Introduction to the Facility Management Software System
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365In this course, you will learn about basic navigation and organization of the FMSS while also gaining the basic concepts and skills you will need in order to use the FMSS. Objectives: Identify and utilize menus. Identify and utilize tabs. Identify and utilize drop down lists. Input data into fields. Identify the use of List Screens. Recognize the benefits of using the ...
10/15/2012
Operations and Maintenance: Intro to the Cost Estimating Software System (CESS) – Spreadsheet
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This fifth course in the Facility Condition Assessment Survey (FCAS) series describes how to build the actual cost estimate using the CESS spreadsheet. Topics include: using assemblies and item takeoffs to build a cost estimate, how to modify an estimate created from an assembly to fit your specific situation, and the additional “add-on” cost factors ...
10/15/2012
Operations and Maintenance: Intro to Cost Estimating Software System (CESS) – Interface
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This fourth course in the Facility Condition Assessment Survey series of e-courses deals only with the CESS interface program which links the CESS spreadsheet and the Facility Management Software System (FMSS) work order. This e-course covers how to navigate and edit an existing estimate within the interface program, create a new estimate, and how to ...
10/15/2012
Operations & Maintenance: Lifecycle Business Practices
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This highly interactive e-course will discuss the relationship between the Asset Management Process, asset management tools, and lifecycle business practices. Objectives: Describe the relationship between the Asset Management Process (AMP) and lifecycle business practices. Articulate the purpose of asset prioritization. Describe how the Asset Priority Index (API) and Facility Condition Index (FCI) aid in asset management from a fiscal ...
10/15/2012
NPS-Park Asset Management Plan: Operations & Maintenance Requirements and Disposition of Assets
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This course covers concepts of Operations and Maintenance requirements, current funding and managing the gap through the use of the optimizer tool as well as asset disposition considerations. Objectives: Apply principles of Operations & Maintenance (O&M) requirements to their park. Know how park budget (i.e. Primary Work Elements ) relates to FMSS data (tying budget to Facility Management ...
10/15/2012
NPS-Park Asset Management Plan: Bundling your Work Orders
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This course provides direction for grouping FMSS work orders to develop the most cost effective projects and how to move those projects into NPS’ Project Management Information System (PMIS) for funding. Objectives: Identify the different methods of bundling. Identify the connection between bundling work orders to PMIS projects. Justify work order bundling decisions. To enroll, click HERE and log in ...
10/15/2012
NPS-Park Asset Management Plan: Asset Prioritization and Quality Assurance/Quality Control
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This course provides direction for starting the Park Asset Management Planning (PAMP) process including methods for reviewing the park FMSS (Facility Management Software System) data for accuracy and completeness. Objectives: Explain an API (Asset Priority Index) or FCI (Facility Condition Index) score. Articulate why Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) is a necessary first step before PAMP development. Use the Asset ...
10/15/2012
NPS-Operations and Maintenance: Establishing a Preventive Maintenance Program
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This course is designed to accomplish two major goals.  First, it will communicate and demonstrate the importance of preventive maintenance as a proactive asset management tool.  Second, it will help you to develop your mastery of the Quick Plans application linked to the Facility Management Software System (FMSS), which will enable you to generate preventive ...
10/15/2012
NPS-Managing Park Assets: WebCRV
DSCF0104 FeatureThis course will provide an understanding of the Web based Current Replacement Value (CRV) Calculator and its use and importance to asset management. Objectives: To understand what the current replacement value represents and how it relates to the Facility Condition To be able to utilize the web-based tool to determine CRV for real property assets. To understand the process ...
10/15/2012
NPS-Asset Management: Asset Management Reporting System
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This course consists of a manual and an assessment designed to ensure users have the information they need to access and run management reports through the Asset Management Reporting System (AMRS). Objectives: Be able to access the AMRS Use pre-defined reports Understand how to generate, view and print reports Schedule reports for e-mailing, either immediately, upon demand, or at a subsequent date. Target ...
10/15/2012
Northwest Environmental Training Center: Pavement Recycling and Sediment Control
NWETCNorthwest Environmental Training Center provides workshops and certification programs nationwide that allow professionals to expand their expertise, comply with regional and national regulations and develop their skills. Check out their course offerings, particularly in In-Place Asphalt Recycling and Pavement Preservation Programs and CESCL: Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Training.  
08/06/2013
Managing Water Assessment in Federal Facilities – On Demand Training
femp_logo 620 x 2124 hours Focused on managing the Water Assessment process in Federal facilities, this course assists the Federal Energy and Facility Manager to comply with executive orders and legislative mandates and meet the requirements of Section 432 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. This course provides details on a five-step process for conducting, or ...
11/13/2012
Managing Park Assets: API
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This course is will teach you about the Asset Priority Index (API) which measures the value of each asset in relation to a park’s mission. It will also introduce you to the webpage for determining the API. Determining this value helps parks decide which assets should be retained and at what level they should be ...
09/19/2012
Industrial Stormwater Requirements at Federal Facilities: Ask the Inspector Webinar
DSC_0020 Background: EPA hosted a Stormwater compliance webinar for Federal facilities on November 14, 2012. The webinar provided a framework to understand Industrial Stormwater compliance requirements and issues affecting the Federal sector. The 45-minute presentation covered specific regulatory areas identified by compliance inspectors as problems or concerns affecting the Federal sector. There was also a ...
11/21/2012
Facility Management Workforce Development Process: A Guide to Your Future (VIDEO)
WOFO Cover This class was originally aired as a broadcast in 2006 by the National Park Service’s TEL Network. It course consists of a 1-hour video coupled with reading and reference materials. You will need to view all three during the workshop so look to them before you select Play. The “Participant Guide” The “Facility Management Workforce Development Guide” The ...
10/15/2012
Facility Management (1640)
Facility Management (1640)
09/11/2012
EPA Water Training Programs
Water Waste Water Training Water professionals, public officials and interested citizens can take these online courses on understanding and implementing our water protection programs.  To view EPA’s Training Program page click HERE  
09/26/2012
Employee Profile–Sara Hammond
Sara Hammond, PORE  Sara Hammand’s email signature ends with “One Mission. One Earth. One small action can make a difference” a sentiment which is integral to the part of her job that gives her the most satisfaction: “. . sharing my experience with energy and water conservation projects with other parks and help inspire people to think about ...
03/08/2012
Director’s Order 35 B and Utility Rates – Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365     This course provides an overview of the new Director’s Order 35B and how to use the tool to determine utility rates. Objectives: Understand the basics of DO 35 B and its relationship to utility rates. Describe how DO 35 B may change how you set utility rates. Understand how FMSS and AMRS relate to utility rates and to DO ...
11/14/2012
Denver Service Center Technical Informatuion Center
NPSThe Denver Service Center maintains the Technical Information Center (TIC) website offers a wealth of Forms, Templates, Samples and Technical Bulletins for the Design and Construction process. They also offer Historic Structure Report standards.
08/06/2013
Commissioning for Existing Federal Buildings – On Demand Training
femp_logo 620 x 2124.5 hours This course is designed for Energy and Facility Managers who manage commissioning processes for existing Federal buildings. Focusing on proven strategies in the Federal sector, the training is designed to achieve the maximum benefits of commissioning efforts. Specific Federal applications such as laboratories and data centers are discussed within the overall context of helping ...
11/13/2012
Building Performance Database
Department of EnergyThe Buildings Performance Database (BPD) enables users to perform statistical analysis on an anonymous dataset of tens of thousands of commercial and residential buildings from across the country. Managed by the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy office of the DOE, the BPD users can compare performance trends among similar buildings to identify and prioritize cost-saving ...
08/06/2013
Building Manager (1176)
NPSBuilding Manager (1176)
09/11/2012
Asset Management: Foundations of Asset Management
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This course will introduce you to two foundational elements:  the Facility Management Program, an overall program that the NPS has adopted to manage assets effectively, and the Asset Management Process (AMP), an approach to asset management that is based on industry standards. It is important to understand these processes, because they serve as the foundation ...
10/15/2012
Asset Management: Creating a Scope of Work
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This second course in the Cost Estimating Basics series will focus on the concept of a scope of work, and explain how a good scope of work sets the rules for the project and makes an accurate cost estimate possible. You will also be introduced to the steps it takes to complete a thorough scope. Objectives: Describe ...
10/15/2012
Asset Management: Basics of Cost Estimating
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This course will introduce the concept and purpose of cost estimating. An accurate estimate is a tool for key NPS personnel to make informed decisions regarding preliminary budgetary planning. A thorough condition assessment and a well-written scope of work are two crucial steps in the process of creating an accurate cost estimate. The three steps ...
10/15/2012
Asset Management: Basics of Condition Assessment
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365This is the first course in the Facility Condition Assessment suite of e-courses. It will cover defining condition assessment, types of condition assessments, inspecting assets and how condition assessments are everyone’s responsibility. Objectives: Describe the role condition assessments play in Asset Management Distinguish between a Condition Assessment Annual and a Condition Assessment Comprehensive Identify the steps in the Condition ...
10/15/2012
Asset Management Key Skills Webinar: WBS Asset Standardization- Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365 This course covers the conversion from WBS to Classification in the  FMSS and the new Critical Systems Definition. Objectives: Explain the two main reasons why WBS changes to the FMSS were  needed Describe the three changes that were made to correct issues in  the FMSS Target Audience: All employees utilizing data from the FMSS. For more information or to enroll, click ...
11/14/2012
Asset Management Key Skills Webinar: Using Interpretive Media Asset Data(VIDEO)
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365     This course will take the student through the process of entering the data collected on worksheets and entering it into the FMSS. It will also cover work order development, tracking and completion. Objectives: Understand how to enter IM location records and asset records in FMSS Create work orders for IM assets Report time against FMSS work orders Understand how to ...
11/14/2012
Asset Management Key Skills Webinar: Risk Assessment Code (RAC)
Risky Activity This course will take the student through the process of developing a Risk Assessment Code (RAC) and the business process for documenting remediation in the FMSS. Objectives Recognize the importance of the Risk Assessment Code Know how it fits in the larger picture of Risk Management Identify when the RAC applies Determine both severity and probability of facility-type hazards Enter Interim ...
03/08/2012
Asset Management Key Skills Webinar: Preparing for Interpretive Media Asset Planning (VIDEO)
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365     This course will provide an overview of the asset management process and how interpretive media will be documented. This will include discussion of how to incorporate interpretive media assets into the existing geographic hierarchy of the FMSS. Objectives: Understand how the Facility Management Software System (FMSS) contributes to effective asset management and accountability of Interpretive Media (IM) Recognize ...
10/15/2012
Asset Management Key Skills Webinar: Legacy Projects (VIDEO)
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365 This course is designed to help learners navigate the process of identifying Legacy projects in PMIS and how to review, correct and resubmit them to PMIS using the PST. The NPS has determined that all facility projects considered for funding starting in 2013 and beyond must be processed through the PST. Objectives: Explain wha t a legacy project ...
11/14/2012
Asset Management Key Skills Webinar: Federal Real Property Information Application – Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365     The Federal Real Property (FRP) Information application was created in the FMSS to identify and capture the required data elements for the parks so that they could update, validate, and certify federal real property constructed asset data accurately in the FMSS. This course is intended to aid NPS employees in effectively and accurately reporting asset ...
11/14/2012
Asset Management Key Skills Webinar: Condition Assessment Portal (CAP) – Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365 This webinar will take the participants through the basic process of using the Condition Assessment Portal (CAP) when doing comprehensive, accessibility, asbestos, or commercial services inspections. The webinar will introduce the website and the basic steps to request an inspection and then to review for approval or rejection the submittals from the Inspectors. Objectives: Find the related ...
11/14/2012
Asset Management Key Skills Webinar: Collecting Interpretive Media Asset Data (VIDEO)
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365     This course will provide an overview of data requirements for Interpretive Media in the FMSS and interim data collection methods. Objectives: Understand the process of calculating the API and CRV for each IM asset Anticipate the FRP data required in FMSS Understand what information needs to be captured for IM assets Understand how to develop a replacement cost for each ...
11/14/2012
Asset Management Key Skills Webinar: Bulk Labor Reporting – Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365     Bulk Labor Reporting is a new application in FMSS. It is not a replacement of the original Labor Reporting application; its target audience is specifically those people who utilize Labor Reporting to enter a lot of data at one time. This video may load too slowly at the beginning, so the recording seems like it ...
11/14/2012
Asset Management Key Skills Webinar: Asset Management Reporting System – Video
DSCF0104 Feature Crop 928 x 365   This course covers an overview of the Asset Management Reporting System including ways of finding reports to run, selection parameters, and options for determining information and the way a report displays. Objectives: Run a basic conversion report Run a full conversion report Schedule reports Add a report to My Favorites folder Target Audience: All employees utilizing data from the FMSS. For more information ...
11/14/2012
Asset Management
WASO Park Facility Management Division’s Branch of Asset Management is responsible for developing and implementing new tools, standardized business practices, and training to maximize the life cycle of constructed assets. This branch conducts the following core functions: asset inventory, asset valuation, business practice development, condition assessment, and facility management training.
03/07/2012
Advanced Electric Metering in Federal Facilities – On Demand Training
femp_logo 620 x 2123.5 hours This course provides Federal energy and facility managers with the knowledge and skills to take full advantage of the benefits of advanced electric metering systems. The course discusses the components of an advanced electric metering system that meet Federal requirements and help sites take full advantage of metered data. Emphasis is placed on the ...
11/13/2012

PageLines- EPA_seal_for_profiles.jpgThe EPA has developed a Stormwater Calculator to help you estimate the annual amount of rainwater and frequency of runoff from a specific site anywhere in the United States (including Puerto Rico). Estimates are based on local soil conditions, land cover, and historic rainfall records.
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