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Construction

Buyer(s):
Matt Linder
Wendy Foster

Description:

The term construction includes new work, additions, alterations, reconstruction, installations, and repairs. Please refer to the University Policy Library for details on handling remodeling or construction projects. Four broad types of construction activity are covered below.

 

Building construction by general contractors.

  1. Heavy (non-building) construction by general contractors and special trade contractors. Examples are:
    1. roadways
    2. utilities
  2. Construction activity by other special trade contractors. These companies are performing activities that are specialized in building construction or activities that may be undertaken for building or non-building projects. Examples are:
    1. electrical
    2. concrete or asphalt
    3. painting and paper hanging
    4. plumbing and irrigation
    5. carpentry
    6. earthmoving
    7. steel erection
    8. heating, air conditioning, and ventilation
    9. floor covering (tile, carpet, and carpet tile)
    10. roofing
    11. telephone and communications
    12. masonry
    13. fencing
    14. window treatments
  3. Remodel/Renovation projects must go through FP&M to address the following concerns:
    1. Building system impact
    2. Code compliance
    3. Regulatory compliance - (primarily asbestos and lead)
    4. Use of approved materials
    5. Use of approved equipment
    6. Employ approved installation practices
    7. Record system alterations
    8. Insurance requirements
    9. Liability requirements
    10. Project interests of the facility
    11. Protect interests of campus

FPM Contacts
For additional information regarding the project development process for new construction and remodeling/renovation projects, please contact:

Work Information Center/Customer Relations - Project request information, 4-8313
Architectural Design Services - Project design information, 4-2825
Facilities Services - Project construction information, 4-1875

FP&M Service Request Form

Procurement Services Contacts
For Procurement Services related questions on construction contact:

 

Contact Department Commodity Phone

Matt Linder

FP&M/Procurement Services Capital project related 4-2834
Wendy Foster Procurement Services Non-capital project related 4-8621
Tisha Campbell Procurement Services Window treatments/floor coverings 4-9394
Lucas Schau Procurement Services Farm 4-8853

 

  

Procurement Procedure:

To find the best way to procure the goods or services in this category,
please answer each of the following questions by clicking [yes] or [no].

Does the total value of the project, including all labor and materials exceed $25,000?

[yes] [no]

Contact Facilities Planning & Management for a service request as a capital project.
Contact Facilities Planning & Management for a service request to review project specifications.