main navigation
my pace
Facilities Management

Facility Management, Operations and Maintenance

What We Do

We are charged with the upkeep of the University’s Physical Plant, some of the services that we provide include:


  • Floor/ceiling tile replacement
  • Mounting of shelves, blackboards and bulletin boards
  • Exterior and interior door maintenance/repair
  • Glass replacement
  • Fixed seating repair/replacement
  • Minor sheetrock repairs


  • Maintain power distribution systems
  • Repair motor controls, electric heating and hot water systems
  • Maintain emergency power systems
  • Maintain/repair classroom and office lighting
  • Maintain/repair outdoor building and parking lot lighting


  • Turf maintenance and repair
  • Pavement/parking lot maintenance
  • Tree and shrub planting, pruning and removal
  • Exterior litter pickup
  • Snow and ice removal on roads, walks and parking lots
  • Setups for outdoor special events
  • Trash pickup


  • Inspect/repair sidewalks, curbing and roadways
  • Inspect/maintain building exteriors
  • Repair masonry walls, ceilings and floors

Mechanical Repair:

  • Maintain/repair air handling fan systems, pumps, air compressors and associated rotating equipment
  • Lubricate/repair electrical motors
  • Perform preventive/predictive maintenance on all rotating equipment


  • Repaint public space (as needed)
  • Repainting of departmental space (on a limited basis)


  • Maintain potable water systems
  • Maintain faucets, toilets and showers
  • Maintain campus water supply and sewage disposal system
  • Maintain emergency shower and eye wash stations
  • Repair steam heating piping systems


  • Administer the University recycling program

Refrigeration Air Conditioning:

  • Maintain chillers and chilled water air conditioning systems
  • Maintain fan coil units, motor, controls and valves
  • Service package air conditioning units
  • Service rooftop air conditioning systems
  • Repair walk-in coolers, freezers, ice machines and refrigerated drinking fountains

Building Envelope:

  • Respond to water infiltration problems
  • Repair/replace roofing systems (as needed)
  • Maintain building facades
  • Coordinate Cyclical Façade Inspections

Fire/Life Safety:

  • Maintain and test all interior fire alarm systems
  • Maintain and test all fire sprinkler, standpipe and fire pump systems
  • Coordinate all required inspections and reports