Facilities Management is responsible for maintaining Monmouth University’s buildings and grounds. In addition to regular maintenance, we also do small to medium construction projects and oversee some larger projects that are performed by outside vendors.
Members of the Facilities Management Shops take pride in prompt, courteous, and professional service to the campus community.
The Auto Shop maintains all vehicles in the Facilities Management the Police Department and Athletics fleet. The Auto Shop is responsible for the care and maintenance of all vehicles owned or leased by Monmouth University. We also repair and maintain all machinery utilized by the Grounds Crew, i.e., mowers, blowers, edgers and performs routine checks of emergency generators.
The Carpentry Shop is responsible for the general building maintenance and renovations or constructing a Laboratory on campus. One day we could be constructing an office for a new faculty member, another day we could be repairing window frames on a residence hall.
The Custodial Department’s employees are our principal building services providers. They perform routine cleaning and maintenance in all campus buildings and address special housekeeping projects as needed. The Custodial Staff also renders a variety of minor services to support all campus offices. Employees from the Custodial Department are on duty around the clock each weekday while classes are in session and during the daytime seven days a week throughout the year.
The Electrical Shop is responsible for all electrical maintenance repairs, emergency calls, interior, exterior and parking lot lighting. They troubleshoot problem areas, and perform daily elevator service checks. The Electrical Shop maintains the electronic parking lot gates, as well as all gymnasium lighting and electronic scoreboards-both indoor and outdoor. They also troubleshoot and locate underground wiring.
Fire and Safety
The Fire and Safety Department is responsible for maintaining all fire equipment in all buildings on campus. University safety is also a concern of this department—training and personal protective equipment are also issued by this department.
The Grounds Shop is responsible for all aspects of indoor and outdoor ornamental and turf grass maintenance, decorative stone and block work. They are responsible for the maintenance of all athletic fields on campus, including game preparation, field lining, and specialized field painting.
The HVAC shop (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) maintains building comfort all over campus. They maintain equipment such as thermostats, air-handlers, boilers, pumps, air-conditioning, etc. Calls are handled in priority order. HVAC provides building coverage 24 hours per day/7 days per week.
The Locksmith Shop installs, services, and maintains lock and door hardware. They set up building keying schedules, maintain appropriate records, and updates in the event of re-keying needs. The Locksmith Shop issues keys for offices and residence halls, as well as for desks and file cabinets throughout campus.
The Plumbing Shop responsibilities range from swimming pool chemical balance and filtration, minor appliance repair, pipe fitting, drippy faucets and slow drains, to projects such as Residence Hall renovations.
Service Response Team
The Service Response Team is the department’s “utility player.” Their usual duties are the unusual, running the gamut from taking care of deliveries, set-ups and breakdowns for all events, to coordinating the removal of trash from campus and ensuring Monmouth University’s compliance with county recycling regulations. The Service Response Team moves people when offices relocate, and assists the University carpenters, grounds keepers, mail clerks, and custodians in a variety of tasks.