Utilities and Plant Engineering

Welcome to Utilities & Engineering

Utilities is a division of Facilities & Operations, made up of 135 dedicated employees responsible for providing utilities and engineering services for the University 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Services include campus-wide utilities purchasing, generation, and distribution, as well as metering and billing energy consumption for all University buildings. Distribution includes the operations and maintenance of 300 miles of underground utility systems from outdoor lighting and high voltage circuits to water mains to tunnel piping. The division also provides a wide range of engineering services primarily dedicated to energy management, the operations and maintenance of University facilities, and the utilities infrastructure. The Utilities division is made up of the following units:

Utilities Staff Recognition Program

The purpose of the program is to recognize and reward work and behaviors that support/further the mission, goals, values and initiatives of the Utilities department at the University of Michigan. We encourage you to submit a nomination for the Utilities Staff Recognition Program.

Be sure to include the nominee's name, shop, and details about why they are being nominated. Nominations are shared with the Senior Managers and Director of Utilities.

Thank you for recognizing a team member!

We Make Blue Go!

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Central Power Plant's 100th Anniversary Celebration

Content modified: Sep 19, 2017