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Employee Spotlight - Brian from Philadelphia

Earlier this month Erica Overstreet, Engineering Coordinator, sat down with Brian Kemper to learn more about his role as a Assistant Chief Engineer at Able Services. Here is her conversation with Brian:
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Employee Spotlight: David D'Amore, Chief Engineer, Boston, MA

David D'Amore is a Chief Engineer at Able Services working at a life sciences sites in Boston, MA. He recently sat down with us to talk about his work experiences, what a 'normal' day looks like and why he enjoys his work as the onsite lead at a Research and Development facility.
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Pride in Working Safe

This article was originally published in May 2018 and has been updated. ‘Pride in Working Safe’ at the Hopewell Campus in Pennington, NJ with Rob Berger, Engineering Manager, Able Services Tell us about the Hopewell Operations and Maintenance Team The Hopewell Team achieved 1,400 Days without a worksite injury, that’s 11,200 shifts and 33,600 hours straight, as this is a 24/7 coverage site. Our team provides the maintenance and operation of 4 separate chilled plants that control the comfort of 2 million sq. ft. of office space.  We also provide critical cooling and power for several of the campuses’ 24/7 banking operations.  The site is manned with a 24/7 control room for fire and life safety and emergency work tickets.
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Megan is a Lead Engineer in Philadelphia

Megan Neveling is a Lead Operating Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Megan got her start in the industry seven years ago as an engineer apprentice just a few months before graduating from a vocational high school where she majored in heating ventilation air conditioning and refrigeration.
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Teaming Up to Clean Up the New York City Fire Museum

On the last Friday in June, our New York City team put on Able t-Shirts and got to work at the Official Museum of the New York Fire Department (FDNY). The Able team performed a variety of deep cleaning tasks that allowed the museum to focus on its historic and educational mission; sharing the honor and tradition of the FDNY.
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Q&A with Dawn Short, Sr. HR Business Partner

How has your HR experience prepared you for your current position as Sr. HR Business Partner at Able? After being in Human Resources for 20 + years I have been able to keep an open mind and be able to adapt and assimilate to any given environment. I have also come to realize that all organizations are different. And you have to stay current with the various HR laws and best practices and always seek counsel when you do not know the answer.  I have counseled employees during the Oklahoma bombings, assisted employees during 911, dealt with various companies advising employees during the dot.com era and telecom era and assisted employees and management during the job recession.  People are people and they will always need the voice of Human Resources to advise, guide and assist in the growth of any organization.
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How hotels are keeping employees safe and sound

  How hotels are keeping employees safe and sound Originally Published on hotelmangement.net http://www.hotelmanagement.net/operate/how-hotels-are-keeping-employees-healthy-and-safe by Elliott Mest | Jun 15, 2017 3:41pm Flipping a bed can be a frequent source of pain and strain. Depending on the position, hotel employees are vulnerable to a wide range of potential injuries or safety concerns, but Harold Hacker, real property administrator, VP at Able Services, a provider of janitorial and engineering solutions, said all accidents are a result of three key causes:
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Safety Culture with Sr Vice President, John Rey

After reaching a milestone of over 175,000 man hours worked Injury Free, we asked Sr Vice President, John Rey, a few questions about the importance of safety in Able’s operations and what his team does to embrace a strong safety culture.
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What is Service at Work?

Service is not something you can touch. It's not a widget sold in a store. Service is a perception, it's a feeling...It takes a fire in your gut to wake up every morning to deliver Service.
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