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Construction office update: September project list available

The September 2020 project list and status update is now available.

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Working in your building

The Facilities team recognize that various units in our team, by nature of their work, are required to enter different UBC buildings to carry out their task. As such, a safe work procedure to outline the measures that our workers will be following has been developed by Safety & Risk Services.

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Building Operations teams are ready for the workplace

With the gradual and phased reoccupancy of the university, Building Operations wants to ensure that team members have successfully completed the 'Preventing COVID-19 Infection in the Workplace' training before returning to work. 

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Philip Beck promoted as new Head in Soft Landscape, Municipal Services with Building Operations

Philip Beck is the successful candidate for the new Soft Landscape head position that was introduced to support Chris Longford, head of the Soft Landscape team. Chris and Phil will work closely together to manage a growing team of over 35 people on the Soft Landscape team.

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Kayna Merchant joins UBC as Facilities Architectural Manager with Building Operations

Kayna is joining the Transition Team as Facilities Architectural Manager, reporting to Nikii Hoglund, Director of Asset Replacement and Improvements. In this new role, Kayna will be working closely with the Architectural Trades Team to gain a fulsome understanding of architectural maintenance considerations to provide a better balance of the diverse needs of multiple stakeholders within UBC.

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