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AFE INTERNATIONAL Leonard (pictured on the left with two attendees) took part in the Mainstream Maintenance and Reliability Conference in Brisbane last May. Th e conference focused on the strategic areas of mainte-nance and reliability; people and culture; overall reliability of maintenance systems; and the continuous improvement and the alignment of maintenance and business. Over 330 profes-sionals from 120 organizations immersed themselves in three days of networking, learning and sharing with other facilities maintenance experts. Korean Institute of Plant Engineering and Construction (KIPEC) Renews 23 CPE’s In November, AFE renewed 23 Plant Engineering cer-tifi cations for its partner, the Korean Institute of Plant Engineering and Construction, in Seoul, South Korea. Th e initiative was launched in 2005 to support AFE’s certifi cation programs in South Korea in cooperation with its partner, KIPEC. Professor Jae Heon Lee is the recent presi-dent of KIPEC. He received his B.A. (1971), M.S. and Ph.D. (1980) in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University, and has mentored over 140 M.S graduates and well over 27 Ph.D. graduates. In addition, he established the Department of Plant Engineering at the Hanyang Graduate School of Engineering in 2001. FEJ Mainstream Maintenance and Reliability Conference – Brisbane, Australia, May 2013 AFE’s Certiﬁ ed Plant Maintenance Management (CPMM) program takes place down under. Former AFE Regional Vice President, Skill TV host and main-tenance evangelist Joel Leonard recently taught AFE’s fi rst Certifi ed Plant Maintenance Management (CPMM) program in Australia. My engineering experience helps maximize the operations DQGHIÀFLHQFLHVRI86 embassy facilities overseas. I am diplomacy. I am America. Molly, Foreign Service Specialist, Facility Manager Whether ensuring the safety and sustainability of U.S. embassy buildings abroad, managing a wide range of building related services, or representing America to the world, a career as a Facility Manager with the U.S. Department of State means you can make a difference. Join our Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) in providing safe, secure, sustainable and functional facilities that support diplomacy worldwide. You’ll need an engineering degree or comparable experience, and exceptional verbal and written communication skills. In return for your service, we offer KHDOWKDQGPHGLFDOFRYHUDJH�f;ODQJXDJHWUDLQLQJ�f;IHGHUDOUHWLUHPHQWEHQHÀWV�f;SDLGHGXFDWLRQIRUGHSHQGHQW children K through 12, generous paid leave and much more. To learn more, visit careers.state.gov/FEJ13. E P L U R IB U U N UM careers.state.gov/FEJ13 S 28 November/December 2013 ■ Facilities Engineering Journal ■ www.AFE.org
Mainstream Maintenance and Reliability Conference - Brisbane, Australia, May 2013
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