Electric Shop

Physical Plant electricians install, maintain, and operate a wide variety of electrical systems including automatic door operators, building automation and Direct Digital Controls & Network (DDC), campus clock systems, and fire alarm systems.

The Electric Shop works closely with the UW Police Department to set up and maintain the security, access control, and camera systems on campus. They also maintain the elevators and respond to elevator outages and emergencies.

Electricians play an integral part in all building and renovation work including installing telephone and data jacks in addition to wiring needs for bell systems, hand dryers, boilers, chillers, and electric generators.

Organizational Chart

Contact Information

Jeffrey Folk
Craftsworker Supervisor – Medium Voltage
jeffrey.folk@wisc.edu
608/265-3905
Kurt Johnson
Shop Supervisor
kurt.johnson@wisc.edu
608/262-7776
Russell Whitehead
Craftsworker Supervisor – P&R Projects
russell.whitehead@wisc.edu
608/265-3904