Operations & Maintenance
Under the direction of Jack T. Baker, the Department operates, maintains, repairs and renews the campus' facilities and infrastructure. Work is performed using a range of methods:
• In-house workforce of the traditional facilities trades, 200+ staff members.
• Service contracts for elevators, chillers, roofs, UPS systems, etc.
• College Park Energy LLC, a public/private partnership, is responsible for operation and renewal of the steam production and distribution system, high voltage distribution system, and steam-driven chilled water plant in the northern "research" area of campus.
• Bid contractors for exterior painting, road/sidewalk repair, and system component replacement.