Within the Facilities Operations Section the Maintenance Services Section provides an extensive range of services to the University including a 24 hour Corrective (breakdown) Maintenance Program, Preventive Maintenance Program, administration of Deferred Maintenance projects, and operation of the Facilities Management Department's Helpdesk. Maintenance Services also acts as the in-house option for execution of new building works in the category of 'Small Jobs' and to a lesser extent 'Minor Works'.
For any new work that is required, please direct the request to the Facilities Management Helpdesk via the Archibus Building Operations Module Non-Maintenance Request Form. It is necessary to include a cost centre as well as an Authorising Officer who can authorise the funds for the amount of work required.
All calls for maintenance should be directed to the Facilities Management Helpdesk via the web Maintenance Request Form. If the maintenance is urgent then call extension 83000.
Urgent calls ONLY should be telephoned to extension 83000.
In addition to the provision of corrective maintenance, Facilities Management conducts a Preventive Maintenance Program.
A workshop is situated on each of the University campuses. Trade supervisors manage a variety of trade staff and external contractors in the performance of corrective and preventive maintenance work.