Facilities Operations Department: Summary of Trades and Custodial Services
FACILITIES OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT
SUMMARY OF TRADES AND
Work Control Center
The Work Order Control Center functions as the
communications center for reporting problems and requests for repairs, special
services, and emergencies related to Facilities Operations. It receives all requests
and coordinates responses and services with the appropriate units within the
Facilities Operations. The Center may be reached Monday through Friday, from 8:00 A.M.
to 4:30 P.M., at Ext. 7416. Emergencies occurring during times other than those
should be directed to Public Safety, Ext. 7888.
Carpenters and painters are grouped together
into a shop unit to perform all aspects of carpentry work, painting, glass
installation, and tile and masonry work on campus.
Custodial Services is responsible for routine
cleaning, paper waste removal, and pre- scheduled work such as window washing,
floor care, rug shampooing, and pest control. Custodial Services is organized
by geographic area with a supervisor responsible for delivery of services to
his/her particular area. Cleaning programs have been specifically designed for
buildings and categories of space based on their usage.
The Electrical Shop provides service and
repair of electrical and lighting systems on campus. The electricians also
install new fixtures, provide new wiring for equipment, and maintain all
control systems, including fire alarms and lamp replacements not able to be
performed by building custodians.
This unit is responsible for the care and
maintenance of campus grounds, including mowing, seeding, fertilizing, and
watering lawns, maintaining established shrubbery and trees on the campus, snow
removal, and limited maintenance of athletic facilities.
HVAC and Plumbing Shop
The HVAC and Plumbing Shop services and
maintains all plumbing fixtures, components of heating, ventilating, and air
conditioning systems, and domestic water lines throughout the entire campus.