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The Campus Operations Section is responsible for grounds, maintenance, fire and security requirements, transport systems, and general campus service requirements on all UQ campuses

Asset Services

Grounds Section is responsible for the maintenance of the grounds and playing fields and other University properties. Services include lawn, lake and garden maintenance, road, footpath and carpark maintenance, playing field maintenance and line-marking and repairs to sporting facilities.

The Maintenance Section provides UQ with building maintenance services - trades such as carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, fitters, refrigeration. The services are delivered by a combination of internal trade staff and external contractors. Maintenance activities can be categorised into the following main areas: preventative, corrective and deferred maintenance programming, statutory compliance maintenance and building condition assessments.

The Maintenance Institutes Section Section is responsible for:

  • structural services
  • internal services (mechanical, electrical, lighting, mechanical environmental control, transport)
  • external services (storm water drainage, sewerage, gas, air water supply)
  • gas systems and appliances

in the following UQ institute buildings:

The Maintenance Remote Sites Section is responsible for the

The Asset Performance & Services Section is responsible for the

The Compliance Section is responsible for the following:

  • contract management of periodic service contracts (air conditioning, water treatment and testing, fire services, lawn mowing, fume cupboard inspection and maintenance, lift maintenance)
  • project management of selected deferred maintenance projects
  • specialist maintenance related projects

It is also responsible for a Safety Management System. The P&F Health & Safety Coordinator (HSC) is responsible for the management of the system which includes:

Security provides and maintains a protected and secure environment for all persons on University sites; to protect University assets from theft, damage or destruction; to respond to emergencies. These responsibilities are undertaken within the legal parameters of the law and standards set are consistent with general community standards.

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As part of UQ Security, Fire services is responsible for fire safety risk management for UQ sites, ensuring statutory and legislative compliance, and maintaining and upgrading fire safety services on campus.

Transport Systems

To reduce parking and traffic pressures, the University encourages public transport, walking and cycling as alternatives to driving to UQ. University sites have provision for staff, student and visitor car parking.

Campus Services

Cleaning on St Lucia andGatton campuses covers similar types of work and are responsible for general cleaning of areas throughout the University. The services include: cleaning floors, dusting, removing graffiti, spot cleaning glass, garbage collection, recycling, waste services, window cleaning, and pest control.

Fleet Services provides garage and fleet services on St Lucia and Gatton campuses. The section is responsible for the administration of University-owned vehicles, the coordination of the pool fleet and the Intercampus Bus Service Timetable.

Furniture Section provides the university with the procurement of all loose items of furniture (ie. chairs, desks, tables, mobiles, filing cabinets) as well as repairing/replacing/disposing and office arrangements of furniture.

Mail Services Unit provides mail distribution, collection and processing for incoming, outgoing and interdepartmental mail on the St Lucia and Gatton campuses. P&F are also responsible for a Licensed Post Office and Cashier duties on the Gatton campus.

The Printery on Gatton campus produces a variety of printed materials including offset printing, photocopying, laminating and binding services for all UQ campuses.

The Store at St Lucia and Gatton campus provide to the University a wide range of consumables, materials and equipment. The Store Catalogues detail a list of goods that may be ordered from the Store on both campuses, such as stationery items, toners, inks, disks, medical, cleaning, hardware, electrical, and hospitality items.

The P&F St Lucia Store also provides in internal supply service for the P&F St Lucia Maintenance Section. The Store has a computerised inventory control system which allocates and records store issues, receipts and costs of materials against each work order.

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Campus Operations Contact Information

P&F Organisation Chart [PDF]


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