Welcome to Plant Operations

Our Mission

To enable outstanding learning, high-impact research and vibrant campus life experiences of our University community, advancing Waterloo’s mission. We will achieve our common purpose by delivering prudent planning, development, maintenance and operations of University property, facilities and infrastructure. Through our professional facilities and property management services, we provide a contemporary campus environment that is safe and accessible, invitingly clean and comfortable, functionally enriched and well-maintained.

Our Vision

To be a leader among educational facilities professionals in service excellence and best-practice asset stewardship exceeding stakeholder expectations.

24 Hour Maintenance and Service Line ext. 33793

Call us 24 hours/day to report urgent maintenance issues.

For non-urgent issues, email details to pltops.maintenance@uwaterloo.ca. Provide the building and room number in the subject and a thorough description of the problem in the body of the email.

  1. Jan. 23, 2020Service Interuption - Elevator - Douglas Wright Engineering - February 24

    What is happening? The elevator in the west wing of the Douglas Wright Engineering building will be unavailable due to renovations.

    When is this happening? The elevator will be unavailable from Monday February 24 at 6:00 a.m. until Friday February 28 at 5:00 p.m.

    Questions or concerns? Contact Jonathan Hyde at ext. 49126.

  2. Oct. 2, 2019Service Interuption - Elevator - Dana Porter Library - October 2

    What is happening? The right-hand car of the double elevator is unavailable in Dana Porter Library due to repairs.

    When is this happening? The elevator will be unavailable until further notice.

    Questions or concerns? Contact us at ext. 36318.

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