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Physical Plant performs the maintenance and upkeep on all mechanical, utilities, building systems and physical infrastructure and grounds of the University campus. 

Physical Plant is comprised of 120 technically-proficient and customer-focused staff members who work in a variety of skilled, mechanical and building maintenance trades. Physical Plant crews are responsible for the repair, maintenance, operation and upkeep of over 6.0 million square feet of facilities ranging in size and complexity from classrooms, research laboratories, athletic facilities, offices, libraries, residential halls and dining facilities.

We keep building, mechanical and utilities systems in good repair; make the campus a comfortable, safe and attractive place to learn, live, work and play; and respond quickly to the 24/7/365 emergency maintenance needs of the campus community. We perform routine, preventive, and corrective maintenance work, as well as elective, departmental-request work. We accomplish our work using a blend of in-house personnel supplemented by contracted service providers. Learn more about Our Services.

Contact the SOS team first!

Service Operations Support (SOS) is the center of communications and work control for Physical Plant. The SOS team receives all on-line Service Requests and inquiries, and routes them to the appropriate maintenance personnel for scheduling and followup.

Email  sos@uvm.edu 
Phone 802-656-2560

 

Staff Contact List

Maintenance & Operations

NameTitleEmail AddressPhone
Eric BerlinerAssociate Director for Maintenance & OperationsEric.Berliner@uvm.edu802-656-8212
Richard WeldZone Manager
Central Services & Davis Zone
Richard.Weld@uvm.edu802-656-5253
Mike O'BrienZone Manager
South and Trinity
Michael.C.OBrien@uvm.edu802-656-6668
Robert BoalZone Manager
Medplex
Robert.Boal@uvm.edu802-656-8408
Adis SeferagicZone Manager
Utilities
Adis.Seferagic@uvm.edu802-999-5070
Charles "Chuck" Norton Building Automation Controls ManagerCharles.Norton@uvm.edu802-656-8661
Matt WalkerGrounds ManagerMatthew.Walker@uvm.edu802-656-3862
 

IT, Innovation & Administration

NameTitleEmail AddressPhone
Steve PearyAssistant Director for IT, Innovation & Administration speary@uvm.edu802-656-1077
Adam HolmesAsset CoordinatorAdam.Holmes@uvm.edu802-656-2174
 

Service Operations Support (SOS)

Service Operations Support (SOS) is the center of communications and work control for Physical Plant. The SOS team receives all Service Requests and inquiries, and routes them to the appropriate maintenance personnel for followup.

Email  sos@uvm.edu 
Phone 802-656-2560

Name

TitleEmailPhone 
Jodi BarrowsOffice/Program Support GeneralistJoanne.Barrows@uvm.edu802-656-8663
Tammy DuncanOffice/Program Support GeneralistTammy.Duncan@uvm.edu802-656-8666
 

Materials Management Warehouse (MMW)

Materials Management (MMW) supports our maintenance crews with procurement and inventorying of stock and special purchase supplies. MMW maintains a small warehouse of often-used materials and supplies at 284 East Avenue building and makes a daily delivery of supplies to each maintenance zone.

Email: mmw@uvm.edu
Phone: 802-656-5729

NameTitleEmailPhone
Vacant (Job Posting) Warehouse Supervisor  
John LeducMaterials SpecialistJohn.LeDuc@uvm.edu802-656-5729
Sidney WrightStock Inventory ClerkSidney.Wright@uvm.edu802-656-5729

 

Contact Information

Phone: 802-656-2560
Email: sos@uvm.edu

Office Location

Physical Plant (Main Office)
284 East Avenue
Burlington, VT 05405