Equipment and Vehicle Maintenance

The Equipment and Vehicle Maintenance Shop provides diagnostic services as well as maintenance and repairs of the university vehicle fleet, consisting of approximately 300 vehicles and equipment. The staff of mechanics maintains heavy-duty trucks, light-duty trucks, passenger vehicles, emergency vehicles and other types of equipment, such as forklifts, golf carts, lawn mowers, emergency generators and tractors. The preventive maintenance program requires that all university vehicles be serviced regularly.

The services provided by the Equipment and Vehicle Maintenance Shop include the following:

  • Preventative maintenance inspections
  • Oil changes
  • Brake service
  • Transmission service
  • Coolant system flush
  • Diagnostics
  • Most other minor and major repairs


Report needed repairs, maintenance or problem using the Electronic Work Order Request Form (EWORF) promptly when discovered.

Please have the four-digit E-number of the vehicle and a current odometer reading.

For 24-hour emergency services, please call 474-7000.




Darrin "Bear" Edson, superintendent


803 Alumni Dr.
PO Box 757380
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7380