Facilities Services Trades
The Lock Shop is the key to many types of work on campus. They maintain and repair signs, windows, door hardware, and, of course, the campus lock hardware and key systems. The Lock Shop stays up on the latest technology and maintains our electronic access control systems for buildings and traffic control gates. Helping to keep things secure with a smile is their job.
The Metal Shop staff can take care of any metal fabrication need. They are specialists in metal work and welding. They perform a variety of work such as designing and building ducting, mounting brackets, ventilation systems, exhaust systems and modifying and installing railings. If it is metal, then they can fix it.
The Multi-craft Shop maintains and repairs basic components of all campus buildings such as foundations, walls, roofs, stairs, ceilings, floors, floor coverings, wall coverings, doors, windows, hardware, sidewalks, streets, pool and auxiliary facilities or equipment.
The Multi-craft Shop also completes small renovations and large projects. Whether the work is for our campus or one of the auxiliaries on campus, quality and customer satisfaction are assured by the Multi-craft Shop.
With over 2 million square feet of buildings on campus, there is a lot of painting to do. The painters prime and finish offices, corridors, classrooms, and interiors of the buildings. They also paint road and parking lot striping and markings. It is their goal to clean, protect and make everything look fresh and bright for you.
The plumbers replace and repair faucets, valves, water and drain lines and water heaters, just to name some of the work they do. They also install new piping and plumbing components for remodel projects. On a regular basis, they hydro-jet sanitary and storm lines to keep them flowing.
They are responsible for the following:
- Maintenance and replacement of sanitary and storm systems
- Domestic and irrigation water mains
- Natural gas distribution systems
- Fire suppression systems such as sprinklers & hydrants
- Layout, rough-in and final fixture installation of all plumbing systems
Maintenance of all fixtures in over 120 restrooms on campus.