News

Tarkan Serim joins Building Operations as team lead for the EMMS Sustainment Team

Tarkan will be leading the Enterprise Maintenance Management System (EMMS) Sustainment Team and will be responsible for EMMS issues resolution, back log management, product management, vendor release management, and will be a key member of the EMMS Steering Committee. This is a new position reporting into Building Operations’ Customer Services & Informatics unit.

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Welcome to Planon

Congratulations everyone! Today’s go-live of Planon marks a significant milestone for the Facilities team and our UBC community. The efforts required — from our evaluation and selection of Planon, to undergoing design, configuration, testing and training, to go-live today — have been significant and the implementation of this system has not been a simple task.

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Planon is live at UBC

Planon officially launches today. Teams in Building Operations, Energy & Water Services, Locksmiths and Chemistry Stores will use Planon on a daily basis, and technicians in the field will be using Planon mobile to complete work orders, request materials, rent tools and equipment and update building asset information to support UBC’s asset management program.

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Water main break on University Endowment Lands (UEL)

Energy & Water Services’ operators are currently responding to a water main break on the 300 mm 16th avenue water main on University Endowment Lands. The 300 mm water main is one of two water mains that provide water to the UBC campus.

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Reminder: Freeze of non-urgent service requests from Oct 17-Nov 1

The November 2nd go-live date for Planon is fast approaching. As part of this transition and launch, we are asking all faculty/staff members to hold-off on entering non-urgent service requests into Peoplesoft after Friday, October 16th. Building Operations’ Service Centre will continue to process and respond to urgent requests.

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