Building Services incorporates several diversified and yet unified departments. Each department works together to ensure that students, faculty and staff can live and work in an environment they can be proud of and that promotes learning.
The carpenter shop is led by Rick Bradberry along with 6 skilled carpenters. The carpenter shop is responsible for leading out on most departmental projects as well as every day work orders that include maintenance for all the roofs, doors, windows, ceilings, walls, floors, etc. The carpenter foreman is also responsible to help with project coordination efforts and estimating.
The plumbing shop is led by Derry Rogers along with 3 skilled plumbers/pipe fitters. The plumbing shop maintains all the water, sewer, and gas lines on campus as well as coordinate with local authorities for connections and maintenance issues. The plumbing shop foreman also checks shops drawings, submittals, and has input for local and capital projects.
The paint shop is led by Jeff Luther along with 1 full time sign shop assistant foreman and 3 sheetrock finisher/painters. Their mission is to maintain a professional level appearance for all finishes on campus. The paint shop also includes a sign shop which does almost all of the signage for the entire campus. With a state-of-the art vinyl lettering machine as well as other equipment, they are able to make professional signage at a fraction of the cost of commercial signage.
The electrical shop is led by Chip Wilson and 2 full time licensed electricians. They have the overwhelming task of maintaining all of the electrical systems on campus including all lighting, power, and fire alarm systems. The electrical foreman also helps review future design documents and verify synchronization of new products with existing conditions as well as work on small construction projects for departments on campus. They are very involved in all capital, local capital and campus projects.
The lock shop is led by Trent Hornbeak along with Mark Ellegood. They are responsible for all the door locks, cylinder codes, card readers, closures, desk/file locks, and key requests. They work together with Safety and Security to be sure UTM keeps it's safe campus award winning status.