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April 13: Crane lift for USB & Chem E rooftop unit

April 13: Crane lift for USB & Chem E rooftop unit

The crane lift for USB and Chemistry E rooftop unit installation have now been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 13, 2021, starting at 7:00 a.m. This work will be conducted in two locations — above the Project Services office in USB, and then moving over to Chemistry Block E. The old units will be removed and replaced with a […]

Approval required to access the Rare Books & Special Collections and Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

Approval required to access the Rare Books & Special Collections and Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

Building Operations staff are required to get prior approval before accessing the Rare Books & Special Collections (RBSC), Archives, Vault, and Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS) in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.  Clients would prefer at least two business days’ notice prior to visits. Please notify the Facilities Manager Jeetender Amritsar (jeetender.amritsar@ubc.ca) to obtain approval from the […]

Technicians should only log into Planon PMFSapp with one device

If you are a technician using the Planon Mobile Field Services (PMFS), you need to choose whether you will use an iPad or an iPhone to log into Planon. The PMFS app does not sync across devices. For example, if you login to Planon on an iPad to complete a Preventative Maintenance checklist, and then […]

Decommission of the Power House

UBC Water Supply Centre, the new water pump station near Martha Piper Plaza is now completed. The old water mains at the Power House is scheduled to be disconnected between April 9 and April 14, 2021. During this transition, there will be changes to the flow of water in UBC’s pipes, however, disruptions are not […]

ISC Update on Critical Priorities

Workday and the Integrated Service Centre (ISC) have now been live for four months. The system and ISC operations are stabilizing and a number of major milestones have been reached including the successful implementation of the first Workday release since November. Moving forward to the next three months, the ISC has shared an update and highlights […]

EDI resource – Microaggressions Part 1 & 2

There is nothing “micro” about the impacts of microaggressions. Addressing microaggressions is a crucial step to helping all students, faculty, and staff thrive to their full potential. Read the latest 2-part series, presented by the VPFO EDI Committee, to learn more: Part 1 — Microaggressions: What are they, how are they harmful and what to do if you commit one?  […]

Managing your mental health

HR has collected mental health resources to help you manage your ups and downs. Our Facilities HR representative Sonia Lachar (sonia.lachar@ubc.ca) is always available for a confidential conversation. April 13 (Part 1), 21 (Part 2): Self and Community Care: Building skills to manage stress: Learn to integrate relaxation and your personal needs into your daily life […]

Bright Ideas: We want to hear from you!

Bright Ideas: We want to hear from you!

We know this year has been filled with COVID-19 information and adapting to new changes both in the workplace and at home, and you may not have had time to present your Bright Ideas.   But we are always look forward to hearing your input on operational efficiencies as well as any new and fresh ideas you […]

Weekly Emergency Tip: Emergency Car Kits

Weekly Emergency Tip: Emergency Car Kits

Emergency car kits are an essential part of our personal emergency preparedness. Whether we are commuting to and from work or going on a family vacation, we spend increasing amounts of time on the road. A good emergency car kit should have the following items: Water and energy bars Flashlight and road flares Booster cables […]

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