Facilities

To request support, email facilities@me.gatech.edu

 

M.E. Facilities Staff

 

Cary Ogletree, Facilities Project Manager, 404-385-8612  

 

Dorothy McDuffie-AlexanderBuilding Coordinator II, 404-385-6932

Emergency Procedures

Bruce Barkley, Facilities Manager, 404-894-9630

http://www.ehs.gatech.edu/emergency/

Cameron Barnes, Building Coordinator, 404-894-3219

 

Darryl Williams, Inventory/Chematix, 404-894-3219 
Kenny Garrick, Shipping and Receiving, 404-385-4091 
 

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.

Hours of Operation

M-F 8am-4:30pm

 

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.

Buzzcards

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

Students- give access to the building's exteriors. Need permission from your professor/advisor to get access to other offices and labs.

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.

If there is a problem with a line, a work request will be submitted to OIT for resolution. Please email all phone problems to facilities@me.gatech.edu.

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.

If the equipment is moved from its originally location to another, you need to fill out a move form.

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.

Sign in at: http://www.chematix.gatech.edu

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.

Vehicles

Vehicles can be used by faculty, staff, and students with proper driving certification.

Please contact Facilities to reserve a vehicle for use.

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

 

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.
3. We do not assemble. 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

What and How

Required Information

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.

1. Problem and/or Question

2. Locations (building and room number)

3. Person of contact, if needed

4. Specs or layout, if needed

 

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.