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


Instrument & Meter Technician
Administrative Support Assistant 2
(814) 865-8060
Jeffrey McDonald
Facilities Supervisor, Electrical Services
(814) 865-7701
Dale McFarland
Water Reclamation Facility Worker, Sprayfield
Shane Michaels
Maintenance Mechanic, Utilities
Equipment Operator, Utility Construction
Maintenance Worker, Steam Services
Steam Services Worker
(814) 865-7968
Drinking Water Operator
(814) 865-8821