Oftentimes, public works departments are still using pen and paper for the majority of their inspections. The first step to efficiently conducting public works inspections is conducting these inspections online and collecting the data in real-time. Utilize the underground storage tank and stormwater management inspection templates to start collecting uniform data in your department that can be analyzed and help enhance your preventive maintenance programs while saving your department time and resources.
Introducing new technology to field engineers in a county government environment can seem like a daunting task. Here’s a bit of hindsight that illustrates how good intentions, inclusion, and real-world practice led to ‘accidental’ success.
Pen and paper inspections are quickly becoming a thing of the past – and county governments need to follow suit. Not only do inspections conducted by hand waste time on-site, the information input required to make the best use of data collected in the field is tedious and usually put off or ignored completely.
Inspections are a huge responsibility within county governments. Whether it’s the Bureau of Facilities, Public Health Department, or Environmental Services folks. These departments are tasked with ensuring county entities and operations are safe for the public. This requires a number of routine inspections, most of which are done by hand…
Stormwater facilities are a vital piece of our waterway systems, slowing and filtering stormwater runoff from roads, parking lots, and rooftops before then being diverted into local streams. With thousands of Stormwater facilities in each county, it is important that they are all inspected on a regular basis for clogs and structural cracks.
As we enter 2016, we continue to see the growth of the Facilities Management (FM) industry. New technology, business practices, and shifts in the market are guiding FM organizations, leading to a higher expectation of service and offerings from businesses. The market for outsourced facilities management services is large and growing, estimated at more than $500 billion globally.
For those of you who walk the walk and talk the talk in the technical world, we wanted to break down some interesting features of the new CompWALK 3.2 release straight from our Technical Director, Jarred, himself.
[easy-social-share buttons=”facebook,twitter,linkedin,google,mail” counters=0] A few weeks ago I finished up a grueling weekend of clearing brush, weeds and dead trees from a mostly wooded area of my back yard. It was very satisfying to mop my brow, stretch out my aging lower back and gaze upon the extra quarter acre of land that was…
How to go from Reactive to Proactive when Managing your Facilities Maintenance Request. I work in a large county building that is constantly being worked on; whether it’s the landscaping crew mowing the grass, electricians hauling off a downed light pole, or plumbers replacing old toilets.