Below is the contact information for our shops. To report repairs or emergencies, contact Work Control either by telephone (217-581-3416), or by e-mail at email@example.com. Please use this link to help us insure that your work request needs are properly routed.
Work Control is responsible for insuring work requests are dispatched to the proper shop.
Individuals may call 581-3416 or 581-2119 to speak to someone regarding an emergency during business hours, or to reach our After Hours in the event of an emergency when regular personnel are not on campus.
Work Control hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please use this link to help us insure that your work request needs are properly routed.
The supervisor of Work Control is Mike Carter, Jr.
HVAC & Mechanical
HVAC & Mechanical is responsible for maintaining steam and chilled water distribution throughout campus buildings, maintaining building temperature control, and maintaining swimming pool chemistry and equipment. This department is also responsible for the installation, operation and maintenance of heating, refrigeration, air conditioning, and ventilation equipment, and maintenance of food service equipment.
The foreman for the HVAC & Mechanical shop is Allen Kistner.
The carpentry shop is responsible for maintenance on all aspects of carpentry work, including:
Repair/replacement of broken door hardware
Boarding up of broken windows
Repair/replacement of cores/locks
Repair/replacement of ceiling and floor tile
Furniture repairs and assembly
The foreman for the carpentry shop is John Bailey.
The grounds shop is responsible for the maintenance of the campus grounds, including:
Maintaining Trees, Shrubbery, and Flowers
In addition, this department is responsible for the maintenance of campus streets, sidewalks (including snow removal), and trash removal. The EIU Grounds Superintendent is Scott Hall.
Roofing and Waterproofing
The roofing shop is responsible for the general maintenance, alterations, and repairs to the university roofs including:
Waterproofing foundations, footings and decks.
Removes snow ice dams and icicles
The foreman for the Roofing shop is Mike Carter, Jr.
Painting and Resurfacing
The paint shop is responsible for paint and resurfacing maintenance on campus including:
All scheduled painting of interior and exterior walls and ceiling
The foreman for the paint shop is Jason Jacobs.
The plumbing shop is responsible for maintenance on all plumbing needs on campus including:
Gas fired equipment in food services (pilot lights)
Domestic water systems throughout campus
The foreman for the plumbing shop is Aaron Kemper.
The Electrical shop is responsible for maintenance of all electrical and lighting systems on campus.
Repair/replacement of inoperative light fixtures
Exterior campus lighting
Replacement of HID and mercury vapor lamps
Campus clock system and campus fire alarm systems
The foreman for the electric shop is Chris Bartlett.
The Controls Operations group is responsible for managing the “Andover Building Automation system”, temperature controls, REC instrumentation maintenance and calibration, campus wide instrumentation maintenance and calibration, and various facilities preventative maintenance work.
The supervisor for this shop is Ron Peadro.