Plant Operations Departments
Provides the University community with all the resources, skills, equipment, and knowledge of a full service contractor. Our department also consists of the following internal shops: Cabinet, Sign, Glass, and Upholstery. For all these areas, precise and accurate estimates are given upon request.
Facilities Maintenance: Provides 24 hour building maintenance, operation and environmental monitoring of campus buildings & facilities. Centralized service shops include HVAC, Plumbing, Pumps, Steam Distribution & Insulation, Electrical, Fire Systems, Elevators, Roofing, Metal Crafts & Machine Repair. Geographically distributed Zone Maintenance teams serve Campus, University Hospitals & Health Centers.
Plant Operations maintains the physical environment of the University and provides related services to support the University in reaching its goal of excellence in teaching, research, and public service.
Plant Academy develops and delivers education, skills and organization development programs and services to support and reinforce the mission, policies, culture and strategic goals of Facilities and Operations at the University of Michigan.
Encompasses the financial, business functions, computer operations, computer desktop and web page support for the other Plant divisions.
The PB&GS department is made up of Building Services, Grounds Services, Heavy Equipment Garage, Landscape Architecture, Pest Management, and Waste Management Services.
Encompasses the Material Services unit, Moving and Trucking and Plant Receiving.
Provides for the purchasing, generation, distribution, conservation, and accounting of utilities for the University. Provides engineering for operations, maintenance, energy management, and utilities for Plant Operations.
Serves as the "single point of contact" for Plant Operations with our clients in the campus community. Using the Facilities Management System, work orders are created, triaged and sent to the responsible shop for completion. Work Management is also responsible for all estimates, shutdowns, project coordination, quality assurance inspections, and preventive maintenance planning.
Content modified: August 9, 2009