Estates & Infrastructure

Estates & Infrastructure



Welcome to Estates & Infrastructure

The Estates & Infrastructure (E & I) Section manages and conducts the planning, development and maintenance of the built environment of all 14 campuses of the USP. We are a vital part of the University working to maintain the USP's standards of excellence. Our team is made up of a large, diverse range of individuals working together to ensure an environment that is conducive to the needs of our students and staff.

In addition, the section manages the university's Occupational Health and Safety, provides facilities-related services such as utilities, fire safety, signage, furniture, equipment relocation, room and transport bookings, waste management, landscaping, maintenance of swimming pool and events set up.


Vision & Mission

Vision

To achieve international standard campus facilities and related services that enhances living and learning for the USP community.

Mission

As a team we will:

  • proactively provide timely, cost effective and quality services in compliance with OHS standards
  • communicate effectively with our stakeholders as our partners and ensure they are happy and satisfied
  • take individual responsibility for creating a good impression of E & I with our stakeholders
  • recruit, develop and retain best people for the job
  • use best and safest equipment and technology that we can afford

Estate & Infrastructure Services

The Estates & Infrastructure Section of the University of the South Pacific offer a wide range of Services from the four teams in the Department.

The Teams are:

The Strategic Asset Management & Planning is responsible for Physical space planning and management of the University via the accepted international university benchmarks.  The team is also the custodian of the Assets Database, which the team uses to maximise the management of the University estates in terms of Propertys, Buildings, other installations and attractive items.

The Design & Projects team provides technical documentation, building designs, floor plan layout, project scope and site plans.  The Projects team are responsible for monitoring building construction, maintenance and civil works.  The Projects Team also provide consultation between the client, Building contractor, architectural, engineering and services firms.    

The Contracts & Administration team is tasked with the operational aspect of the respective campuses maintenance programs in terms of cyclone certification, adherence to the Service Level Agreements with the contractors and help with the design of cyclic maintenance programs for the respective campuses.  The team is also responsible for the administration aspect of the Section in terms of budgeting, payment for Laucala Campus utility bills, payroll, furniture and facilities hire.

The Occupational, Health, Safety & Environment team is tasked with all OHS related issues in the Laucala and Regional campuses.  


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