training

OPSS will conduct EVMS refresher training for the PIP-II project team on Wednesday, April 27, from 10 a.m. – noon, CST. Employees who are not scheduled to attend with their individual teams, but need to take the course for their ITNAs, are welcome to join the this virtual training session. Information about the course and the sign-up link can be found here. For questions or additional information, please contact Lisa Temple.

Are you currently a manager looking for more ways to understand your team? DiSC: Work of Leaders is a class that distills leadership best practices into a simple, compelling process that helps Fermilab leaders at all levels get immediate results. Using the DiSC Work of Leaders assessment, participants learn about their DiSC leadership style and learn a simple three-step process to help them approach the fundamental work of leaders: vision, alignment and execution. Each participant receives a customized report with recommendations…

As a reminder, a new training on the DOE Science and Technology (S&T) Risk Matrix was added to ITNAs on Monday, Dec. 20, 2021. This labwide training is a requirement for all those with services accounts. Please complete this training by the end of January. The S&T Risk Matrix intends to highlight critical and emerging research areas and technologies in order to maintain the U.S. in the forefront for economic, national security and leadership reasons, and to mitigate against exploitation…

During the pandemic several training due dates were extended according to the DOE regulatory relief plan. We need to ensure our employees’ training is up-to-date to perform work safely. As a result, we will be allowing the regulatory relief extension in TRAIN to expire. This will indicate past-due training and will start sending reminders to complete training or qualifications. Please work to request training through the TRAIN database for onsite workers who require the training to do work. For those…

In late September, Fire, Security and Medical Department personnel are trained to learn how to proceed in the event a medical helicopter would be needed at the Fermilab site.

Seats are still available for Friday’s class on Managing Within the Law held via Adobe Connect. This class is for hiring managers who lead teams through the interview process for open positions. For more information and to enroll, visit: https://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=2985

In the high bay facing out, a man uses a fire extinguisher to point at a small simulated fire. Several men look on.

In May 2021, James Ranson takes the training from the Fire Department on how to use fire extinguishers correctly, using a simulated fire. This is the last time Ranson takes extinguisher training before his retirement in 2022.

The Office of Project Support Services (OPSS) is offering virtual training in several upcoming classes focused on our certified Earned Value Management System (EVMS). EMVS Refresher Training (Mar 22) EVMS for Senior Management (Mar 31) EVMS 2, Developing a Schedule and Estimate (Apr 13) EVMS 3, Monthly Status and Reporting (May 11) These classes are for new and existing project team members, and employees who are interested in learning about EVMS procedures, tools, terminology, application and metrics, as well as…

Feb. 16 – 12 p.m. – Info Session: Polsky I-Corps Program Spring 2021: The Polsky Center I-Corps program empowers UChicago scientists, researchers, and students to learn about innovation and entrepreneurship and how to test the potential of their ideas. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the program is designed for teams working on projects related to the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields. Teams are not required to have previous experience in business or entrepreneurship. Register for the info…