Grounds and Building Maintenance
Grounds and Building Maintenance maintains the buildings, grounds, labs, and utility distribution systems on the main and Forrestal Campuses, as well as off-campus graduate housing, faculty and staff housing, and commercial properties. Over the course of a year, Facilities Operations processes approximately 60,000 service requests, and the majority of the work triggered by these requests is performed by Grounds and Building Maintenance. Their services include mowing, landscaping, forest management, horticulture services, snow and ice removal, carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical work, and locksmith services. The department operates a transportation vehicle maintenance and inspection garage, maintains fire and security alarm systems, and provides operational support for Richardson and Taplin auditoriums.