Garage and Automotive Services
Facilities Management operates a full-service
garage for all university vehicles, equipment and heavy equipment. The shop itself is comprised of a high-ceiling metal building with five bays and an oil storage capacity equivalent to three, 55-gallon drums. Building is designed for optimizing space and meeting ventilation needs. Garage hours are from
7 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday.
The Fleet Manager is ASE certified and oversees a crew of mechanics. Work orders are prioritized on a daily basis, and range from complete overhauls to preventive maintenance and inspections.
University vehicles serviced and inspected include rental vehicles, regular campus fleets, specialized equipment used to maintain the campus grounds and golf course, heavy equipment and vehicles under the umbrella of the Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (EMRTC)
All garage work requests are Billable Services.
The Fleet Manager makes personnel assignments and ensures that the requisite supplies and parts are available for each project, as well as adequate time for completion. The Fleet Manager keeps track of time and expenses related to each project, makes sure that safety procedures are followed, and that complaints are handled appropriately. The Fleet Manager also meets with sales agents, advises on mechanical problems and researches designated projects.
Mechanics service and inspect university vehicles on a preventative maintenance
3 month schedule. To set up a preventative maintenance schedule for your university vehicle, please contact Cheri Lerew, FM Senior Accountant, at
575-835-6196 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The shop is prohibited from servicing privately owned vehicles.