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School Facilities Department: Personnel Organization



Carpentry

This department has seven (7) employees. These employees are responsible for repairs to and construction or installation of the following:

  • Flooring – tile, carpet, cement, and wood
  • Ceiling – drywall, plaster, and acoustical
  • Hardware – locks, panic bars, door closures
  • Furniture repair – all types
  • Roof repairs – built-up, shingles
  • Termite control
  • Checking fire extinguishers
  • Locks
  • Any other repairs to the structure of the buildings
  • Bleachers – check and repair

Painting

This department has five (5) employees. These employees are responsible for:

  • Interior painting
  • Exterior painting
  • Glass replacement
  • Shade and blind repairs
  • Sign preparation
  • Parking lot markings
  • Furniture refinishing
  • Drywall taping and finishing

Interior painting is scheduled on a seven to eight year basis with spot area refurbishing as necessary.

Exterior painting is scheduled on a four to five year basis, depending on the condition of the building.

Electrical

This department has three (3) employees. The department is responsible for all repairs to and/or installation of the following:

  • Lighting systems – interior and exterior
  • Circuit breakers, switch-gears, disconnects
  • Emergency lighting systems
  • Instructional – Industrial Arts (shop equipment)
  • Instructional – Home Economics (washers, dryers, stoves, and food service preparation equipment)
  • Electrical wiring for computer labs, typing rooms, etc.

Plumbing/Water

This department has four (4) employees. The department is responsible for repairs to and/or installation of the following:

  • Summer maintenance – toilets, fountains, water pumps, etc.
  • Pumps on water systems
  • Reading of time elapse meters for monthly water usage
  • Grease traps, sewage lines, sump pumps, storm drains
  • Home Economics – dishwashers, garbage disposals, steam kettles
  • Maintaining sewage plant equipment – air pumps, valves, blowers, etc.
  • Fire sprinkler systems, fire hydrants, science lab equipment
  • General plumbing
  • Water Testing
  • Installation and monitoring of backflow preventers

Heating/Welding

This department has three (3) employees. The department is responsible for repairs to, cleaning of, and maintenance of the following:

  • Boilers, burners, pumps
  • Filters, valves, fire boxes
  • Summer cleaning and servicing
  • Major repairs scheduled for summer – retubing boilers, rebuilding fire boxes, etc.
  • Adjustments
  • Welding

Air Conditioning

This department has six (6) employees. The air conditioning department is responsible for repairs to and cleaning and maintenance of the following:

  • Air Conditioning units
  • Chillers, cooling towers, pumps
  • Air handling equipment – pneumatic controls, electronic controls
  • Air compressors, heat pumps
  • Filters, bearings, belts, motors
  • Instructional – refrigerators, freezers, ice machines, etc.
  • Refrigeration – ice cream boxes, milk coolers, salad bars, walk-in boxes
  • Kitchen equipment

Grounds/Automotive

This department has seven (7) employees. The grounds/automotive department is responsible for repairs to, and/or installation of the following:

  • Repairs to driveways and parking lots
  • Cutting grass at all schools and buildings
  • Seeding and fertilizing
  • Repair of all vehicles, lawn mowers, tractors, and other equipment
  • Snow removal
  • Playground equipment – installation & repair
  • Field sprinkling systems

Audio Visual/Alarm Security Technician

This department has four (4) employees. The department is responsible for repairs to, cleaning of, and maintenance of the following:

  • Keeping all audio visual equipment in an operable condition
  • Public address systems
  • Master clocks and bells
  • TV and antenna repair
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Security systems

Delivery

This department has two (2) employees. The department is responsible for the following:

  • Moving and hauling – furniture, tables and chairs for various functions, playground equipment, supplies, etc.
  • Chair & desk repair

Custodial Department

This department has three (3) employees. The department is responsible for the following:

  • Overseeing the custodial operations
  • Ordering, warehousing and distribution of all custodial supplies
  • Ordering and repairing equipment
  • Custodial Training

Secretarial & Work Order Technician

This department has three (3) employees. This department is responsible for the following:

  • Taking calls from schools and channeling them to the proper area of maintenance
  • All correspondence that enters and leaves the office, including the approval of flyers to be posted/distributed at the schools
  • Record keeping for all areas of the maintenance department including; typing requisitions, keeping track of all purchase orders, running payroll, etc.
  • Coordinating placement of custodial subs at all schools
  • Keeping records of all school utilities such as gas, oil, electric, water & sewer, etc.
  • Receiving all work orders that are generated and directing work crews to the areas in need