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UW Facilities

Serving today. Preserving tomorrow.

Who We Are

UW Facilities manages the University’s buildings, infrastructure and land, with more than 1,100 employees in a variety of fields. Our work includes supporting more than seven miles of utility tunnels beneath campus, 643 acres of grounds, 22 miles of roads and pathways, and services including capital planning, power, HVAC, cleaning, waste, maintenance, sustainability and construction for more than 15 million square feet. Our departments are organized into four main groups:

Asset Management

  • Capital & Space Management
  • Real Estate
  • University Architect
  • Customer Experience
  • Engineering Services
  • Sustainability
  • Capital Reinvestment

Business Intelligence & Information Technology

  • Business Processes & Project Management
  • Information Technology
  • Data Integration & Analytics

Finance & Administration

  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Partner REsources

Operations

  • Project Delivery Group
  • Maintenance & Construction
  • Campus Utilities & Operations
  • Building Services Department
  • Transportation Services
  • Safety

Three other departments report directly to the vice president of Facilities:

  • Chief Real Estate Development Officer
  • Emergency Management
  • Special Projects

Our staff is incredibly diverse. More than 95% of our custodial staff is from outside of the United States. We’re composed of tradespeople, engineers and folks just like you. Our employees are passionate about the work they do.

We’re driven by lean thinking to challenge old processes and innovate. We value partnerships with our customers to improve our services. Our vision is to become a world-class organization providing exceptional service anywhere, anytime.