The Buildings Office in association with the Capital Projects Office, General Services and the Heritage Office, is a constituent part of the Office of Buildings and Estates. The Buildings Office is responsible for maintaining and upgrading the University's physical infrastructure of buildings, engineering services, grounds and the voice telephony network.
Paul Prendergast, Buildings Officer, leads a team of operative, craft, administrative, technical and supervisory staff totalling 50 personnel.
The buildings office is responsible for the management and maintenance of 143,000m 2 (1.5m sq ft) of buildings, 30 hectares of grounds and property and approximately 120 individual buildings sited at over 20 locations (2002 figures).
"To provide best practice solutions to the management of the University's physical infrastructure, to ensure preservation of the physical assets, in support of the University's core functions of teaching and research"
This mission is achieved by the following goals/objectives:
- Maintenance of the University's physical infrastructure of estates, buildings, engineering services and voice telephony networks, within available resources, to ensure minimum disruption to the colleges' core business of teaching and research.
- Upgrading the infrastructure as necessary to compliment the University's physical development.
- Provision of a service for the efficient and cost effective delivery of non-maintenance and minor capital works required by the University.
- Management of the externally provided utility services to ensure continuity of service and minimum disruption to the University's activities.
The Buildings Office is divided into seven functional areas as follows:
|Area||Head of Function||Functions|
|Buildings Maintenance||Ross O' Donovan||Building Fabric Maintenance including Roofing, Flooring, External facades, Interiors, Windows, Decoration etc. Construction Management of minor works and refurbishment projects in accordance with Health & Safety, Procurement and other relevant requirements.|
|Engineering Services Maintenance||Kevin O' Regan||Electrical and Mechanical services maintenance, Electricity, Gas, Water, Steam, Heating. Air-Conditioning etc. Construction Management of maintenance projects in accordance with Health & Safety, Procurement and other relevant requirements.
|Grounds Maintenance||Barrie Curley||Grass cutting, estates management, waste management, external bins, sweeping of paving etc.|
|Telecommunications (Voice telephony network maintenance)||
|Voice telephony network management including installation of new phones and fax machines and enhancement of services.|
|Provision of a minor works and refurbishment service to requesting service||Paul Williams||Provision of a minor works and refurbishment service to University Academic departments. Planning, specifying, pricing, tendering and managing works in accordance with health & Safety, procurement and other relevant requirements at the request of departments.|
|External Utility Service Management||Pat Mehigan||Procuring, managing service providers, increasing load etc.|
|Development of the physical infrastructure to match increasing demand||Cross Functional Role||This responsibility is shared with the Projects office - and involves ensuring capacity of engineering services, supply and distribution systems are adequate to meet current and future demand.|
Buildings Office Staff
|Paul Prendergast||Buildings Officer||021 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|PA to Buildings Officer (Maternity Leave)||021 email@example.com|
Engineering Services Manager
|Tony Carey||Deputy Engineering Services Manager||021 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ger O'Sullivan||Facilities Co-ordinator||021 email@example.com|
|William Toomey||Engineering Services Admin||021 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ross O' Donovan||Buildings Maintenance Manager||021 email@example.com|
|Pat Quinn||Acting Supervisor of Buildings||021 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sarah Mullen||Buildings Maintenance Admin||021 email@example.com|
|Paul Williams||Maintenance Co-ordinator||021 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Pat Mehigan||Energy & Utilies Manager||021 email@example.com|
|Maria Kirrane||Sustainability Officer (Maternity Leave)||021 4903251|
|Darren Reidy||Acting Sustainability Officer||021 4903251|
|Sandra Barry||Sustainability, Energy & Utilities Administrator||021 4902045|
|Oliver Cunningham||Energy & Utilities Admin||021 4901872|
|Eddie McCarthy||Telecoms||021 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Pat Murphy||Buildings Systems Foreperson||021 email@example.com|
|Aidan O'Dwyer||Services Co-ordinator||021 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Barrie Curley||Estates Administrator||021 email@example.com|
Michael O' Sullivan
|Minor Projects Admin||021 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Heritage Services||021 4903554|
|Dan O'Hanlon||General Operative Foreperson||021 4902217|
|Gary Ball||General Operative||021 4902217|
|Dominic McCloskey||General Operative||021 4902217|
|Tony Cooke||General Operative||021 4902217|
|Mark Towler||General Operative||021 4902217|
|Seamus Dinan||General Operative||021 4902217|
|Mark Kendellen||General Operative||021 4902217|
Western Campus (Brookfield/Western Gateway Building)Staff
|Eamonn Connaughton||Facilities Manager||4205801/5801||086-2304099|
|Adrian Downey||Facilities Foreperson Western Gateway||4205802/5802||087-6485559|
|Donal O' Riordan||Facilities Foreperson Brookfield||4201494/1494||087-9127509|
|Peter O'Hanlon||Facilities Engineer||4205803/5803|
|Teresa O' Callaghan||General Services Supervisor||4201632/1632||086-8033493|
|Carol Cashman||Assistant to Facilities Manager||4901567/1567|
|Kieran Bowden||Security and Services Operative||1501/5800||086-8338755 (Brookfield)|
|Aileen Crowley||Security and Services Operative||1501/5800||086-7807041 (Western Gateway)|
|John Fahy||Security and Services Operative||1501/5800|
|Bill O'Grady||Security and Services Operative||1501/5800|
|Noel Cahill||Security and Services Operative||1501/5800|
|Elaine Barry||Security and Services Operative||1501/5800|
|Sean Lynn||Security and Services Operative||1501/5800|
|John McCarthy||Security and Services Operative||1501/5800|