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The Role of the Structural Shop
Maintain, modify and repair existing building and facility structure and building fabrics.
Structural Shop will:
- Repair doorways, shelving, and historical and/or valuable tables and other furniture.
- Refinish historical and/or valuable furniture and build shelves and shelving units as required or requested.
- Repair interior/exterior holes, cracks, water damage, mold and other building damage.
- Repair exterior building features, including eaves troughs, concrete floors and steps.
- Perform minor roof repairs.
- Perform and manage small scale flooring installation and repair, including small carpet repair.
- Mount building fixtures (soap dispensers, towel bars, brackets, mirrors, etc.).
- Replace damaged glass, plexiglass and screens on campus windows and greenhouses.
- Provide, repair and replace ceiling tiles, drywall, T-bar ceilings, ceramic wall tiling and bathroom partitions as necessary.
- Minor repairs to furniture in research laboratories. All such furniture must meet the standards established by Design, Engineering and Construction.
- Provide and install interior signs, whiteboards, corkboards and video screens.
- Manage the installation, removal and/or storage of window air conditioning units.
- Maintain an inventory of interior building materials (carpet, tile, etc.) for future minor building repairs.
- Manage the outsourcing of all overhead door systems.
Limited Paint Services
- Paint hand rails, window frames, walls, furniture, shelving, etc. of a limited scope.
Note: Painting will be conducted on a cost recovery basis. The exception is painting for non-residence vandalism, leaks and other damage, and painting included in the Capital Plan.