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Facilities Operation and Maintenance

Assistant Director: Cynthia Whelan

Services Provided:

Work Control Centre

  • General dispatch and customer services for Facilities Operations and Maintenance.
  • Planning, categorization and assignment of work requests.
  • Work planning and estimation.
  • Development, operation and control of all Maintenance information systems.
  • Analysis and reporting of facilities work performance.
  • Development of policies and procedures covering preventive maintenance programs and schedules.

Energy Systems and Control

  • Operates and maintains campus wide facility controls network providing heating, ventilation, air conditioning, domestic hot water and lighting.
  • Manages energy consumption and costs for university facilities and equipment.
  • Administers external contracts for university-wide electrical, mechanical and controls services.
  • Maintains electrical systems and equipment including all primary distribution from the sub-station.
  • Maintains University fire alarm systems.
  • Maintains emergency power systems.
  • Maintains refrigeration/chiller equipment.
  • Provides card access maintenance.
  • Maintenance of all primary plumbing systems.
  • Provides master clock system maintenance.
  • Maintains elevators and lifts
  • Provides swimming pool treatment and maintenance.
  • Provides primary plumbing system maintenance.
  • Provides maintenance for the various mechanical systems and equipment, in general, throughout campus.
  • Also provides various services to others, such as the Health Sciences Centre, in addition to the University.

Central Utilities

  • Distribution of thermal heat to University buildings.
  • Operation of campus heating plants.
  • Emergency power distribution.
  • Provide mechanical, ventilation, air conditioning, and minor electrical maintenance during off hours and weekends.
  • Administer the external contract for Chillers and Emergency Diesel Generators.
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