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September 17, 2012

Monday, September 17, 2012

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

  • Met with staff members from the zones and central shops, and custodial staff from the new night shift, to discuss post-merger progress and identify challenges and issues that need to be resolved moving forward
  • Interviewed the first two candidates for the new Director of Facilities Services position
  • Posted job openings for the Manager of Work Management and Zone Administrative Associates
  • Worked on FY2013 budget/funding issues that have surfaced following FO/DSH merger
  • Worked on interim reporting of costs incurred under the SLA with Student Housing
  • Completed preparation of Rate Request justification for FS student employees who charge FS work orders; submitted to the Comptroller's Office for review and approval

Performance Management: implement cultural change to improve staff engagement

  • Re-implementation of work order module in Maximo V7.5 completed
  • Worked with FS Work Management, Accounting, Storeroom, Zone Managers, and Shop staff to identify and resolve issues with Maximo, and provided direction on process changes
  • Met daily with Work Management and Accounting staff to resolve work order process questions and issues as they arose while processing work orders
  • Provided training on the new Maximo work order module to Work Management, Accounting, Zone Managers, and Central Shop supervisors
  • Completed initial economic feasibility study of V-belt replacement material

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

  • Continued meeting regularly with the Zone Managers and Supervisors to discuss status of work orders and address operational issues

Energy Reduction and Sustainability: execute plan with incentives for participation

  • No current updates


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