Services - NIU - Facilities Planning & Operations

Services

Facilities Planning & Operations Services

Building Services

  • Daily and restorative cleaning of all academic, administrative, research, and athletic buildings on campus
  • Daily lightbulb check, replacing bulbs as needed
  • Support for campus events
  • Light moving services within a building
  • Snow removal adjacent to building entrances
  • Graffiti removal
  • Special requests (departmental charge)

Grounds Services

  • Maintenance and landscaping of university grounds, roads and walks (including snow removal)
  • Coordination of outdoor trash bins and dumpsters for campus buildings and outdoor events
  • Support for special events held on campus

Heating Plant Services

  • Central ventilation, heating, and central air
  • Energy management and building automation
  • Hot water distribution for heating and steam
  • Chilled water distribution for air conditioning
  • Distilled water systems

Physical Plant Services

  • Carpenter shop
  • Electrical shop
  • Elevator repair
  • Key control
  • Masonry
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Refrigeration

Environmental Health & Safety Services

  • Occupational safety
  • Facility safety
  • Laboratory safety
  • Construction safety
  • Ergonomics
  • CPR/First aid
  • Environmental management
  • Fire and life safety
  • Pest control management
  • Weather safety

Architectural & Engineering Services

  • Professional expertise and services of licensed architects and engineers
  • Oversight and project management of Capital Improvement Projects for renovation work and new construction projects
  • Construction project management
  • Expertise and services of a utility locator to properly locate and identify all underground campus utilities as well as provision and maintenance of accurate utility maps for future use.
  • Maintenance of campus facilities GIS data and mapping
  • Creation and maintenance of campus design and construction standards
  • Maintenance of record drawings and construction documents of all university campus buildings