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Central Shops: Electrical

Dan Dunbar, Supervisor

The Electrical Shop is responsible for the maintenance and installations of all University owned secondary electrical systems, various security and alarm and life support systems.

The shop performs stewardship tasks on all major electrical secondary switchgear and motor control centers, numerous emergency backup generators and emergency battery back-up units (EMAC), as well as airport runway and beacon lighting. Maintenance of these units is scheduled and tracked through the utilization of MAXIMO preventative maintenance tracking software.

The Electrical Shop also performs maintenance on all, electric motors, lighting systems, control circuits and transformers. The department responds to service calls, provides trouble shooting of electirical issues and renovates and modifies existing electrical systems.  

The Electrical shop is a key player in assisting departments in preparing for major campus functions such as Spring Fling and Homecoming and is a major service provider for the Farms, Housing and the Athletic Department.