Woodruff School Facilities

The ME Facilities shop deals with the upkeep of the facilities, which includes but is not limited to, maintenance requests, setup and breakdown, and packages. Facilities is also responsible for Property Control, which includes keys, buzz cards, phones, inventory, surplus, security, hazardous materials, and lab and office modifications. Discussed in detail below.

Emergency Procedures

Rules and Procedures

  1. Our main purpose is to support ME and the upkeep of the building and its facilities.
  2. Assist and aid the faculty and staff in the ways of installation, special projects, events, and office needs.We do not assemble.
  3. We do not supply materials.
  4. Ask well in advance of your deadline so we can schedule you in as we have regular business to attend to first

Work Requests

Where and Who

  • Maintenance requests concerning the facilities and equipment of the MRDC, MARC, Love, 14th Street, Techway, and Boggs buildings should be directed to Facilities.
  • Facility concerns and/or modifications for the MARC building should be directed to Gerald Green.

Required Information

  • Problem and/or Question
  • Locations (building and room number)
  • Person of contact, if needed
  • Specs or layout, if needed

Contact Us

To request support or get buzzcard access, email facilities@me.gatech.edu

Hours of Operation : M-F 8am-4:30pm

Staff

Cary Ogletree
Facilities Project Manager
404-385-8612

Rebecca Herrera
Admin Ops Coordinator
404-894-1976

Bruce Barkley
Facilities Manager
404-894-9630

Darryl Williams
Inventory/Chematix
404-894-3219

Samiah Blake
Courier II
404-385-4091

Property Control

Keys

Faculty/Staff- checked out by filling out the proper paperwork. Professors are responsible for keys checked out to their students.

Students- checked out with permission from professor/advisor for the building/lab.

Inventory

When a new piece of equipment is purchased, it is tagged and paperwork is documented for capital assets under the purchaser's name. An annual inventory is completed at end of fall/early spring semester in which you are responsible for the equipment under your ward. If you take or check out a piece of equipment, you need to fill out a Equipment Loan Agreement form.

Security & Surveillance

If a door or buzzcard reader is not functioning properly, contact Facilities with the problem and location. In the event of a theft, there is also access to the buildings video cameras.

Phones

If you have any questions or problems with your phone or service, please contact Facilities.

Phone lines can be checked and phones replaced internally within 1-2 days of the request.

New lines, new plans and new features are directed through GT telecommunications and takes 10-14 business days to complete.

Buzzcards

Faculty/Staff- given access to your respected area by emailing us at facilities@me.gatech.edu or stopping by Love 245.

Students- given access to the building's exteriors. Permission required of professor/advisor to access other offices and labs.

Chemical Inventory

Every Georgia Tech lab, school, department, support activity, and affiliated operation where chemicals and gases are used and stored shall use CHEMATIX for inventory control, semi-annual reconciliation, and maintenance.

Reconciliation is due each year on June 15th and December 15th.

Surplus

To get rid of equipment, a surplus form needs to completed. Failure to complete the form will keep the equipment in question on record with capital assets as in your ownership.

Hazardous Material

If you have hazardous materials that need to be disposed of, please contact GT EH&S Ed Pozniak ed.pozniak@ehs.gatech.edu. He will schedule a disposal pick up. The following information will be needed:

  • what the product is
  • the quantity
  • where it is located

Vehicles

Vehicles can be used by faculty, staff, and students with proper driving certification. Please contact Facilities to reserve a vehicle for use.

General Safety

Read through and be familiar with the Red Book in your lab or office.

Lab and Chemical Safety - http://www.ehs.gatech.edu/chemical/

General Safety - http://www.ehs.gatech.edu/general/

Environmental Health and Safety Main Site - http://www.ehs.gatech.edu/

Mail/Copy/Fax

The Woodruff School's main Mail Room is located in the Love building, room 120. There, you will find mail slots for ME faculty, staff, visiting personnel, and graduate students. It is the School's main distribution center for in-coming and out-going campus and external mail.  The ME Mailroom is supervised by Dorothy McDuffie-Alexander. The Mailroom Clerk is Louise Lowe. The Mailroom Clerk sorts and delivers the mail daily. Also, located in the room is the main fax machine, a Xerox color printer, and several labeled cabinets that contain office supplies. The fax machine is for "official business" only, for both in-coming and out-going faxes. Large documents should not be sent or requested to be received via fax. Large documents should be sent by an express carrier.

Only faculty, staff, visiting scholars/researchers, post docs, student assistants, and Ph.D. students who are teaching courses for the School have buzzcard access to the mailroom. Graduate Research Assistants and Teaching Assistants are not included.