Operations and Maintenance

Operations and Maintenance is responsible for the maintenance and stewardship of university features and facilities and consists of Central Shops and Zones Maintenance.

Central Shops

The Physical Facilities Central Shops are made up of 19 different skilled trade areas. Work with your building deputy to request any of the Central Shops services listed below.

Carpentry

The carpentry shop provides many services including custom fabrication of cabinetry, desks, and counter tops and the installation of floor tile, ceiling tile, doors, drywall and windows. This shop also makes picture frames; installs plaques and hangs artwork, pictures and aerial photos.

Electric

The electric shop provides service for emergency backup generators and emergency battery back-up units (EMAC) and airport runway and beacon lighting. They also perform maintenance on all electric motors, lighting systems, control circuits and transformers; trouble shoot electirical issues and renovate and modify existing electrical systems.

General Labor Crew

The general labor crew specializes in material handling and heavy equipment operation. Staff facilitate a variety of requests, such as office furniture and content moves, items transport for off-campus events and table and chair delivery.

Lock Shop

The lock shop maintains the locks, closers, hardware and cylinders of interior and exterior doors. They also perform the installation of all door hardware, resetting of safes, installation of electronic entry hardware and repair of file cabinets and desk locks.

Masonry

The masonry shop repairs and maintains sidewalks and other concrete areas, wall and floor ceramic tile, plaster, brick, limestone, mortar joints and marble. They also clean, seal and preserve of all these materials.

Paint Shop

The paint shop applies, repairs and maintains wallcoverings and paint.

Plumbing and Refrigeration

The plumbing and refrigeration shop maintains drains, sewage ejector pumps, toilet fixtures, lab fixtures, steam supply lines, chilled water lines, fan coil units, domestic water heaters and softeners. They also excavate broken pipes, consult in new laboratory refrigeration equipment and decommission old refrigeration equipment while handling the coolant.

Roofing

The roofing shop provides services for the maintenance, inspection and repairs of slate, tile, tin, gravel, asphalt single ply systems, and liquid applied systems, which includes maintaining gutters and downspouts. They also assist with the fabrication of sheet metal sections or fittings.

Sheet Metal and Welding

The sheet metal and welding shop creates, installs and maintains duct systems, roofs, siding, rain gutters, downspouts, skylights, restaurant equipment and outdoor signs. They also perform welding fabrication and repairs.

Zones Maintenance

Building deputies are your gateway to accessing the services provided by Zones Maintenance. Zones Maintenance is responsible for the maintenance of plumbing, electrical, carpetry, refrigeration and indoor air quality, indoor air handling systems, drinking fountains and classrooms.

Building deputies can find their zone contact by reviewing the Campus Zones Map (PDF).

Zone Contacts:

Contact Name

Zone Area

Phone Number

Email Address

Mark Wilson Zones General Manager PFSB (765) 494-6384 mewilson@purdue.edu
Teresa Remaly General contact for Operations and Maintenance (765) 494-1208 tdremaly@purdue.edu
Patrick Jewell Zone 1 (765) 494-7645 prjewell@purdue.edu
John Robbins Zone 2 (765) 494-1773 jgrobbin@purdue.edu
Rob Barr Zone 3 (765) 494-7646 rlbarr@purdue.edu
Dave Burford Zone 4 (765) 494-9293 dgburford@purdue.edu
Terry LaOrange Zone 5 (765) 494-2723 tmlaorange@purdue.edu
Mike Lane Zone 7 (765) 494-1410 mslane@purdue.edu
Jeff Morrison Zone 8 (765) 496-7687 jsmorrison@purdue.edu
Jeff Nelson Evening Zone (765) 494-4885 nelsonjd@purdue.edu

Purdue University Physical Facilities, 1801 Newman Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906-4510, (765) 494-8000

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