Building Operations Weekly archive

Building Operations Weekly is published by email each week on Thursday. It contains a summary of the news and events published that week to the Building Operations digital signage network. Below, organized by date in descending order, is the content of each week’s email newsletter since January 2015. Calendar events are not archived.

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Top Stories ________________________________________ WATER, STEAM AND SMOKE HAVE KEPT FOLKS BUSY THIS PAST WEEK There was a water main break between Woodward Library and the UBC Hospital last Friday which resulted in flooding of a hospital mechanical room. The break on the domestic water line fed into the steam line chamber which created a plume […]

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Top Stories ________________________________________ INTRODUCING THE REVISED NEW EMPLOYEE ONBOARDING PROGRAM ON JULY 6TH Do you remember your first day at UBC? Trying to digest a mountain of information during a full day of orientation and training isn’t easy. We know that the first day on a job can be challenging in itself without an information […]

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Top Stories Kudos to Rick Mitchell & Henry Chow for solving a huge problem! Roger, from Earth Sciences Building, was in need of assistance when the truck he hired, to ship equipment, was unable to get close to the loading dock off of Biological Sciences Road due to its size.  Seeking assistance from Building Operations, […]

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Top stories Job well done to those who worked on the annual feeder shutdown on June 13 Kudos to all who worked tirelessly to perform preventive maintenance on the high voltage building service switches at 8 major locations.  With the superb coordination of Marcus, Stan and Mo, the shutdown was without major hiccups. This is […]

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Top stories CUPE 116 Ratification vote results are in The CUPE 116 membership voted 73% in favour of accepting the tentative agreement reached between the Union and the University. We would like to thank all those that participated in bargaining on behalf of the Union and the Employer for their time and effort. Shared computers […]

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