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Structural Services

Structural Services provides quality repair and maintenance services to support the needs of the University. The department provides carpentry, graphics design and painting services.


The carpentry shop is comprised of one carpenter supervisor, three Carpenters II and four Carpenters I. The carpenters provide services such as framing walls for renovation, constructing specialized shelving units, hanging drywall, repairing ceilings and floors, trim and finish carpentry, office renovations, exterior wood repair, and tasks related to improving fire and life safety.


The Graphics Design section is comprised of one Graphics Design Supervisor and one Graphics Technician II. This section is involved in varied signage tasks on a daily basis. Some of these tasks are renumbering facilities to bring them into ADA compliance. A time phased cycle has been implemented in refurbishing exterior building identification signs.

This section fabricates and installs the vinyl letters in this process. A state-of-the-art graphics plotter and router are used to fabricate hard and soft vinyl letters and sign plates. They also engrave name tags, desk name plates, room identification signs, departmental signs and occupant names for office doors.


The paint shop is comprised of one supervisor, three Painters II and four Painters I. This shop includes an interior maintenance crew, an exterior maintenance crew and a roving crew capable of both interior and exterior painting. Services provided include custom painting projects such as refinishing the graphics on the Hanner Fieldhouse gym floor and custom mixing of paint colors to upgrade the interior and exterior appearances of campus facilities. An indoor paint spray booth allows professional in-house furniture refinishing. A fire retardant paint process is being used to correct fire deficiencies campus wide.

Pest Control

Georgia Southern University contracts out our pesticide application.  Should you need pest control services, please submit a work order.

The Pest Control Contractor is specifically responsible for controlling for the following pests:

  • Roaches
  • Spiders
  • Silverfish
  • Rats
  • Mice
  • Fleas
  • Ants
  • Other crawling arthropods

The application of pesticides is done inside Georgia Southern University buildings on an as needed basis. The application of pesticides around the perimeter of the buildings is done once each month.

For a list of the pesticides used in campus buildings – click here.
For a list of the pesticides used on the campus grounds – click here.

Last updated: 5/7/2018