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Construction Services (Billiken Construction Crew):
The Billiken Construction Crew is an in-house service department of skilled tradesmen assembled to successfully deliver high quality workmanship for general construction services and renovation services on campus. The tasks performed under this group include minor demolition, carpentry, floor finishing, and painting. This unit allows SLU to function as its own general contractor on specified projects, creating opportunities for cost savings and/or project efficiencies.
Responsible for providing cleaning and housekeeping services in all University-owned buildings with the exception of those areas occupied by Food Services and the Water Tower Inn. Assists with room set-ups as coordinated by University Event Services.
Responsible for ensuring that all construction and renovation projects are planned, designed and completed to meet the needs of the campus community and serve the goals of the University
Serves as the primary receiving center and distributes parcels to all University departments. Coordinates the re-use of University furniture. Responsible for HIPPA-compliant record storage, moving services and outdoor tent set-ups coordinated by Event Services.
Responsible for implementation and management of the University's FAMIS system (Facilities Administration Management Information System); management of real estate and space data and autoCAD drawings of University-owned buildings. Coordinates with the University's IT division on technology support and needs for the Facilities Services division.
Responsible for providing maintenance services to all University-owned buildings, including plumbing, electrical work, locksmith requests, HVAC and climate control concerns, and more. Maintains signage, exterior lighting, water features and fountains on campus. Installs outdoor banners and Christmas decorations.
Provides services for the maintenance and beautification of campus grounds, including flower beds, shrub and tree maintenance, litter collection, irrigation system maintenance, and snow removal. Responsible for maintenance of sports fields and turf, as well as sidewalk and parking lot maintenance and repair, and the university's recycling program.
The Machine shop is a vital unit in medical and research facilities. Innovative research often requires development of special equipment adaptable to new research and to support the operation of secondary, and laboratory support equipment. Services provided by the machine shop include prototyping, milling, lathe work, grinding, drilling, customized machine production, and signage/engraving.
Responsible for the collection, processing, and distribution of inter-office mail and the University's incoming/outgoing United States Postal Services (USPS) mail, with the exception of student mail.
Sustainability & Benchmarking manages the process of identifying, prioritizing and tracking the Division of Facilities Services' sustainability related initiatives which may include, but not limited to recycling programs, waste reduction, alternative transportation, and energy initiatives. Creates and maintains assessment and communication tools to report and inform on operational effectiveness. Works collaboratively with the division to identify and support the development of new initiatives, activities, special projects and best practices.
Responsible for the University shuttle services, the SLU Van Program, and the summer SLU RIDE program that provide transportation options for the University community. Serves as a member of the Parking and Transportation Advisory Committee.