Generally speaking, the Procurement Decision Tree should be referenced if equipment repairs are needed. Larger repair jobs that would be estimated above $10,000.00 will need to be bid out. A Procurement Officer can assist in determining the best repair service purchasing methodology.
For equipment maintenance and preventative measures, the Statewide Equipment Maintenance Contract should be considered. These contractors may be able to provide a set discount to the manufacturer's cost, while still providing service from the manufacturer's representative. It normally just takes one or two days for these contractors to determine whether or not they can provide us with a discount.