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December 10, 2012

Monday, December 10, 2012

Consolidate FO and Housing Maintenance Staff: capitalize on economies of scale

  • Held meeting with FS HR on status of critical hiring needs. Ten position announcements (some multiple fills) currently published online, with boiler operators also advertised in local papers.

Performance Management: implement cultural change to improve staff engagement

  • Scheduled FS recognition events for both day and night shifts with early morning reception scheduled for Thursday 1/31 (for custodial night shift) and afternoon reception scheduled Wed 2/6 for all day shift (both maintenance & custodial).
  • Received feedback on Safety Manager PD.

Zone Maintenance: develop system to reduce supervisory staff and improve efficiency

  • Held weekly meeting with Zone Managers, Zone Supervisors and Central Shop Supervisors to improve communications and workflow between the Zones and Central Shops. Meetings going well with communications across lines.
  • Solicited input on tool requirements between zones and central shops. Larger, special equipment type tools will be stocked in proper numbers in 3 general locations – central shop, satellite tool locker at Zones 2/3 and satellite location at Zones 4/5/6.

Energy Reduction and Sustainability: execute plan with incentives for participation

  • Finalized PD for recycling coordinator under new sustainability model and sent to ROC for posting. Sustainability office relocating to FS Main site after winter break minor renovations.

Asset Inventory

  • No current updates

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