July 28, 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

Consolidate FO and Housing Maintenance Staffcapitalize on economies of scale

  • One-on-one with Diana Robertson
  • FS/DCM Coordination Meeting

Performance Managementimplement cultural change to improve staff engagement

  • Central shop monthly meeting
  • Safety Training III session
  • Athletic event scheduling of trades
  • Classes for IPOD and Excel efficiencies
  • Presentation of FS Employee of the Month (Robert Baldwin)

Zone Maintenancedevelop system to reduce supervisory staff and improve efficiency

  • Met with Holly Zane – HR Employee Relations Coordinator
  • Zone Supervisors meeting
  • FS Leadership meeting (wkly.)
  • Zone building tours to familiarize with zone buildings

Energy Reduction and Sustainabilityexecute plan with incentives for participation

  • P3 utility and infrastructure working group (1st time meeting to discuss KU infrastructure)
  • Discuss city back-up water supply
  • Discussion on placement of new trash/recycle containers
  • Looking into tax credits for maintenance on historical buildings
  • Looking into new Facility Performance Indicators (report shows how KU FS compares to other universities, salaries, sq./ft. landscape, material control, etc.).

Asset Inventory

  • Met with Procurement Manager to discuss asset inventory
  • Inventory guidelines and dollar threshold to identify material quantities, store space, etc. 

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