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Building and Grounds Services

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This department combines services for custodial cleaning and upkeep of academic and administrative buildings, as well as grounds management, including campus trees and memorials, landscaping, recycling & waste management, moving services, and fleet maintenance services.

Custodial Services

Manager: Donald Sullivan
Night Supervisor: Kimberly Page

Responsibilities: Maintains the cleanliness and orderly appearance of all academic and administrative buildings including:

  • Hard surface and carpet maintenance
  • Vertical and horizontal surface cleaning
  • Trash and recycle removal
  • Snow removal
  • Disinfecting & restocking of restrooms
  • Replacement of luminaries
  • Special event support

custodial servicesThe day shift primarily services the classrooms and restrooms in the 98 academic buildings serviced. The night shift primarily services the offices, labs, lounges, stairwells, entryway’s, shower/locker rooms and corridors in the same 98 buildings. Both shifts are responsible for snow removal and special event support, i.e,. Commencement & open houses.

Grounds Services

Manager: Gary Glazier

Responsibilities: Grounds Services provides quality landscape and hardscape maintenance, recycling, waste collection, and fleet maintenance services consistent with responsible fiscal and environmental stewardship. Our shops support snow removal operations and provide specialized services in landscape maintenance; litter control, turf and tree car; utility failure support; coal handling; indoor and outdoor control of insects and vermin; small equipment maintenance and repair; and road, sidewalk, and exterior masonry maintenance.

Landscape Services

landscape services

Responsibilities: Supervises and coordinates all activities involved in the maintenance, repair, and upgrade of the campus landscape in a wide variety of skilled trades including horticulture, arboriculture, landscape maintenance, integrated pest management, and floriculture; and small engine repair. Inspects the work of assigned personnel and contractors. Assures that work scheduled is properly estimated, scheduled, and coordinated with campus customers.

Construction Services

Responsibilities: Supervises and coordinates all activities involved in the maintenance, repair, and upgrade of the campus hardscape (roads, sidewalks, plazas, etc.), coal handling operations, and utility system failures and emergencies. Inspects the work of assigned personnel and contractors. Assures that work scheduled is properly estimated, scheduled, and coordinated with campus customers.

Waste Management

Manager: John Pepi

Coordinates moving services, recycling and waste collection. Learn more about waste management services at the Office of Waste Management.

Additional contacts:

  • Waste Supervisor: Jim Schaeffer (413-545-2704)
  • Moving Supervisor: Hollis Henderson
  • Facilities Supervisor: Barry Parker (413-577-3014)

Buildings & Grounds

Pam Monn, Assistant Director
psmonn@facil.umass.edu (413) 577-3106

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Phone: 545-6401

Fax: 545-0729

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