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Employee Spotlight: Jon Dugger

November 05, 2019
If you recently brought in a Fleet vehicle for service, you probably had the pleasure of talking with Jon Dugger. Jon is a service writer with Facilities Fleet Services and has just passed his six month probation!

BMS Collaborates to Protect Chilled Research

November 05, 2019
Thanks to incredible coordination within Building Maintenance Services teams, the Plant Reproductive Biology building recently received a much needed equipment upgrade. Utilizing deferred maintenance funds, a nearly twenty year old failing chiller and roof membrane were replaced.

Focused on Fitting the Job to the Worker

October 07, 2019
Take a moment to check your posture because October is National Ergonomics Month! Today ergonomics is defined as the science of designing the workplace to accommodate the worker.

Employee Spotlight: Sam Cole

October 07, 2019
After earning his BS and MS in Renewable Energy Engineering at Oregon’s Institute of Technology, Sam Cole was ready to get to work in the Energy Conservation Office (ECO).

Animal Resource Services gets a Major Upgrade

October 07, 2019
Building Maintenance Services (BMS) and Energy & Engineering (ECO) were able to transition a Center for Equine Health storage building to field office space with modern, energy efficient equipment. 

Dive In to New Recreation Pool Systems

October 07, 2019
The Recreation Pool, also known as the Rec Pool, has officially opened its brand new doors. At first glance, the new facility features renovated locker rooms, a sand volleyball court, and an enhanced activity and competition pool. However, there is much more happening behind the scenes.

Limit steam use Tues., Sept. 24 from 12-4 p.m.

September 18, 2019
On Sept. 24, 2019 between 12pm and 4pm, PG & E asks for reduced campus steam use during critical maintenance work on natural gas regulator station located in downtown Davis.

September is National Preparedness Month

September 05, 2019
Each September, National Preparedness Month encourages and reminds Americans to be prepared for disasters or emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities. We want to make sure YOU are prepared in case of a disaster (natural or man-made).

Employee Spotlight: Chad Bartlett

August 30, 2019
In the last four years, Chad Bartlett has taken on different roles here at UC Davis. Initially a Night Operator, Chad has been a Physical Plant Mechanic for Plumbing and Steam for the last three years.

Don't Dump! Protect Our Arboretum

August 30, 2019
Storm drain inlets are located around the campus and are usually located in and around parking lots, along the curbs of roads, and sometimes associated with runoff from the roofs of campus buildings. Most of these drains are marked with the “No Dumping” ovals.

Fleet Promotes Safety with New Phone Holders

August 30, 2019
Cellphones and other types of electronic devices have become crucial for our everyday activities. In addition to responding to calls, cellphones double up as GPS devices and music players in our cars. It can be hard to put them down, even when driving.

Lighting the Way for Intramural Sports

August 30, 2019
Have you ever played on a campus sports field? Ever been to an evening game? Imagine if the lights went out just before the winning goal! Campus Recreation Rec Sports provide students, faculty, staff, and alumni the opportunity to participate in recreational and competitive activities.

Roofing Team Works Hard to Keep Leaks at Bay

August 30, 2019
Although we don’t think about it every day, roofs provide us with defense against the natural elements. However, just like any other part of a building, roofing materials deteriorate with age and element exposure. This leads to cracks, pooling water, and leaks.

FM Safety Team Provides Forklift Training

August 15, 2019
On July 24th and July 25th, the Safety Office personnel Robert Deman and Jonathan Parrott facilitated 2 sessions of Forklift new-user training for the Mechanical/HVAC Department.