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December 26, 2012

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

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

  • Held meeting with FS HR on status of critical hiring needs. 10 Position announcements (some for multiple fills) currently published on line with boiler operators advertised in local papers additionally.
  • Received feedback on Safety Manager PD.
  • Met with DSH on Service Level Agreement comments/concerns. Resolved all questions, and will make final edits for signature.

Performance Management: implement cultural change to improve staff engagement

  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Posted KPIs for work order completion on CFE Website using Maximo data. Identified problem with Maximo automatic notifications and surveys – resolving with IT.

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

  • Met with Zone managers to identify concerns in work order routing in Maximo to pick up with Huron reps during next week's visit.

Energy Reduction and Sustainability: execute plan with incentives for participation

  • Finalized PD for recycling coordinator under new sustainability model, and sent to ROC for announcement. Sustainability office will relocate to FS Main building after winter break minor renovations.

Asset Inventory

  • 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.

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