Utility Services

Manager: Robert Puzak

Utility Services is comprised of Central Chilled Water, High Voltage Electric, Steam Services, Natural Gas, Utility Construction, Potable Water, Stormwater and Wastewater. The goal is to provide and distribute high quality, reliable high voltage electricity, steam, natural gas, compressed air and potable water to the University Park campus facilities. In addition, Utility Services manages and treats wastewater and storm water.

Electricity and natural gas are purchased from outside suppliers, while steam, potable water, wastewater and compressed air are produced and treated internally. The University owns two steam plants and a wastewater treatment plant, which are staffed and operate 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

2019-2020 Utility Fact Sheet

People In Subdivision


Frederick Heiss
Electrician, Utilities
Chris Henninger, Jr.
Electrician, Utilities
Incinerator Control Operator
Electronics & Meter Technician
Supervisor, Water Services
(814) 863-6187
Maintenance Mechanic, Spray Fields
Lead Refrigeration Tech, Util
(814) 215-2532
Instrument & Meter Technician
Administrative Support Assistant 2
(814) 865-8060
Jeffrey McDonald
Facilities Supervisor, Electrical Services
(814) 865-7701