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December 1, 2014

Monday, December 1, 2014

Consolidate FO and Housing Maintenance Staffcapitalize on economies of scale

  • Met with housing leadership to discuss the warranty versus service call protocol of the scholarship halls.

Performance Managementimplement cultural change to improve staff engagement

  • Interviewed candidates for the Work Management Manager Position.
  • Attended the EAC meeting with the council as well as a follow up meeting with EAC leadership to resolve employee concerns.
  • Held a monthly meeting with Steve Levenson to get an update on the safety program and implementation.
  • Met with Central Shops leadership to discuss projects and how overall projects were progressing.
  • Held recurring meetings with Carol Cooper as well as managers regarding various staffing concerns.
  • Prepare list for weather essential employees.
  • Welcome Jarrod Sommer as the HVAC Supervisor.
  • Begin the annual voluntary Adopt a Family project for the holiday season.

Zone Maintenancedevelop system to reduce supervisory staff and improve efficiency

  • Discuss Simples Fire Panel Issues with Bob Rombach, David Alvarez and Michael Thomas.
  • Attended the ADA meeting to discuss accommodation issues and opportunities.
  • Discuss the plan regarding the pilot buildings in the Grainger Project.
  • Met with DCM to discuss the implementation of hot work permits and sprinkler impairment notifications for both in house and contracted maintenance work projects.
  • Attended the Fire Alarms all projects coordination meeting.
  • Met with the steam shop to discuss the after hour boiler alarms.
  • Held a zone manager meeting as regularly scheduled.
  • Review the Custodial Service Level Agreement to provide the customer with a clear expectation of custodial work.

Energy Reduction and Sustainabilityexecute plan with incentives for participation

  • Welcome Steven Seifert as the new Environmental Technician.

Asset Inventory

  • Met with Callie Long, Barry Swanson, and Shawn Harding to discuss Procurement within FS and the Org Chart, also discuss the budget with Callie.
  • Met with Julie Bellucci and Daniel Tabakh to review the possibilities of using Biodiesel soap.
  • Met with Julie Bellucci for bi weekly meeting to discuss various projects.


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