The section ensures high quality, efficient technical service to the institute’s research environments. The section is comprised of IMB’s building and area coordinator, and the service departments; the Mechanical Workshop, the Electronics Workshop, the IT Department and the Photo Workshop.
The head of the Section of Internal Service, Torgeir Kvernstuen (TK), represents the IMB in cases presented to the UiO’s Estate Department, related to projects and construction work.
This entails reporting to the Estate Department about more comprehensive projects and reconstruction work or user needs that have not been adequately met by the day-to-day running of the services/Estate Department. TK is an observer in the LAMU meetings and head of the area committee at the Faculty of Medicine. TK reports to the head of the administration and the head of the institute.
Current tasks/responsibilities include assisting the head of the institute in area mapping and planning, giving technical advice to the institute management and users, following up on technical fire safety and HSE, giving technical construction advice, informing about maintenance and repair work services, quality assurance of cost splitting between the IMB and the Estate Department, and a lot more that contributes to solving smaller and bigger technical issues for employees and management.