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VU-Plant Operations Controls Group


Larry Cox - Manager
Rich Masters - Controls Specialist (Fire/Security)
Jonathan Helms - Controls Specialist (Fire/Security)
Ben Tines - Controls Specialist
Mike Pickle - Controls Specialist
James Partridge - Controls Specialist (Fire/Security)
Michael Perry - Controls Specialist
Troy Proctor - Senior Controls Specialist
Chad Waller - Senior Controls Specialist

Contact Information


Hours of Operation

 Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Important Note 

Currently we do not accept calls from students or their parents. If you are a student or the parent of a student with an issue, please make a report to the student’s RA. 


The Controls Specialist is responsible for the commissioning, testing, and repairs of environmental-control systems, utilizing knowledge of pneumatic, electric, electronics, direct digital control, airflow, hydronics, refrigeration theory, and control techniques. This includes such hardware as thermostats, humidistats, receiver controllers, pneumatic actuators, pilot positioners, and relays.