The 68 employees who comprise the Facilities Maintenance and Engineering department are responsible for coordinating and performing building maintenance and repairs in the areas of Building Automation Systems, Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, Locks and Keys, Masonry, Plumbing, and General Repairs. All maintenance work requests are managed through the Facilities Customer Service Center.
Facilities Customer Service Center
Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Direct emergency & off-hours calls to University Police 973-655-5222
Welcome to the Facilities Customer Service Center!
Work activities are managed through the Maximo Maintenance Management system and coordinated through the Facilities Customer Service Center.
The Facilities Customer Service Center, formerly known as the Facilities Service Desk, provides a courteous and knowledgeable point of contact between University Facilities and the campus community, by providing customer service for all maintenance-related requests and projects. Service requests are received daily via phone, e-mail, or Maximo. Emergency work requests are processed immediately and assigned to the appropriate Facilities units for prompt response and resolution.
Follow-ups to requests that may require lengthy repairs or a delay in scheduled work will be reported to the requestor.
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Carpentry Services is responsible for the preventive maintenance and repair of building roof systems as well as the maintenance and repair of door hardware, door closures, windows, glass, screens, installation and assembly of desks and file cabinets, hanging shelves, hanging pictures, and bookshelf installation.
Electrical Services is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the electrical distribution network, equipment, transformers, power distribution, lighting, lamp replacements, life safety systems, room lighting and receptacles, new wiring and outlet installation, and the preventive maintenance and repair of elevator systems.
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Services maintains and repairs HVAC systems, as well as preventative maintenance, monitoring and or adjusting room temperatures, troubleshooting and repair of air handling units, dehumidifiers, humidifiers, heat pumps, chilled water piping and coils, and cooling towers.
Lock Services ensures the physical security of University assets by providing lock repair, changes, maintenance, upgrades, master key and code key cutting, and emergency lockout services. Electronic security of the University’s interior and exterior spaces and assets is managed through the Access Control unit.
Paint & Masonry Services
Paint and Masonry Services is responsible for preparing, priming, painting and removing paint from building interiors, exteriors and equipment, removing graffiti, refinishing furniture, maintaining floor and ceiling tiles (including ceramic tiles), and the repair and maintenance of plaster, brick, and stone surfaces.
Plumbing Services is responsible for the maintenance of steam, gas, water, and sewer systems including drinking fountains, showers, drain lines, faucets, toilets, hot and cold water lines, water valves, submersible pumps, sewer injectors, water softener units, hot water heaters, condensate return pumps and steam traps.