Maintenance and Infrastructures Unit
Overarching tasks and areas of responsibility:
- Facilitate the routine of teaching, research and administration under optimal conditions throughout the campus.
- Serve as a center of professional knowledge in all areas of its responsibility.
- Lead the way in absorbing new researchers by understanding their needs and providing infrastructures accordingly.
- Participate and professionally supervise the master plans and constructions of new buildings in connection with infrastructures and future maintenance.
- Control and manage accounts: Electricity, water, communication at the campus level and contracted works on campus infrastructures.
- Serve as a professional entity vis-à-vis external entities regarding: IEC, the water company, communication companies and the Tel Aviv municipality.
- Act as a quick and rapid implementation arm to handle "burning" issues.
- Be responsible for routine maintenance on campus:
- Repair damage (some 20,000 malfunctions per year).
- Preventive maintenance for transformer stations and electricity panels, elevators, autoclave lifting devices, steam boilers, gas systems, fire detection and firefighting.
- Service and maintenance agreements.
- Infrastructure budgets for dealing with safety hazards, accessibility, roof sealing, rehabilitating building façades, sidewalks and surfaces, air conditioning systems, transformer stations and generators, fire detection and firefighting systems, adapting buildings to comply with firefighting standards.
- Emergency electricity system.
- On duty personnel at the control center.
- Maintenance network.
- Maintenance conferences to update house managers, house workers and workshop employees (once every four months).