Entrusted by Public Works with a million-dollar plumbing upgrade to a vital federal building responsible for regulating food safety, animal health, and plant health while occupied at all times. Seamlessly overcame challenges with laboratory access, working in live labs, and working around lab technicians.
Work consisted of renovation and replacement of damaged domestic water piping, reinstatement of all finishes including all affected walls, ceilings, floors, and millwork
Navigated a $1.5 million domestic water piping replacement in the iconic Vancouver City Hall, a twelve-storey tower that is home to the Vancouver City Council. Worked with drawings that were based on old and obsolete information while the building was occupied at all times, plumbing chases were asbestos-containing; majority of work was completed in a confined space tunnel, two 50ft-long trenches across the public driveway were each completed on a weekend without any interruption to the public
Work consisted of installation of new domestic hot and cold piping throughout the building and implementation of a parallel system to avoid disruption to building occupants, insulation of all new piping, fire stopping, x-ray and coring of new holes, removal of all accessible abandoned, exposed piping, opened and repaired walls, ceilings, and floors to the original finish, removed and replaced plumbing fixtures, cupboards, counter tops, mirrors, lights, exit signs, smoke and heat detectors, wallpaper to facilitate the installation of piping, excavated two 50ft-long and 10ft-deep trenches across the public driveway in order to connect two storm lines, worked with City hazmat contractors and contained all the work within barricaded areas to eliminate discomfort or possible health hazards to the occupants
Renovations to high-security segregation units
Work consisted of replacement of detention doors and hardware, installation of security caulking, installation of card readers, CCTVs and intercom stations
Replacement of four (4) heavy-duty doors in a high-traffic, popular tourist destination
Work consisted of demolition, structural upgrades and re-cladding
Removal and replacement of four (4) insulated overhead doors and associated hardware
Removal and replacement of front and rear balanced doors and associated hardware
Removal and replacement of twelve (12) exterior doors and associated hardware.
Replacement of all boilers and pumps
Replacement of underground fuel storage tank
Work consisted of excavation, demolition of existing fuel tank and replace with new tank, fuel lines, pumps, controls
Installation of cell furniture in 48 high-security living units
Work consisted of removal and disposal of all cell furniture anchored to the walls and floors, performed lead abatement on furniture with lead-containing paint, installation of new furniture including beds and desks