Who We Are
Facility Maintenance is responsible for maintaining all City-owned buildings and structures including comprehensive maintenance services such as roofs, heating-ventilation-air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, electrical and carpentry. All Facility Maintenance Technicians have received Facility Operation Certificates for Utility Systems from the Management Assistance Program at the Nevada System of Higher Education. Additionally, many of the Technicians have special licenses and certifications in multiple construction disciplines and building trades.
Our CommitmentThe goal of Facility Maintenance is to provide all City departments with efficient service to enable them to work in a safe and comfortable atmosphere. Staff is dedicated to ensuring City facilities are kept in good working order and in compliance with mandated guidelines.
In conjunction with the City’s Green Initiative, Facility Maintenance is energy conscious and continually strives to find ways to cut energy costs and use environmentally friendly products.
Frequently Asked Questions & Information
How many buildings and facilities does Facility Maintenance maintain? There are over 200 buildings and structures totaling over 1 million square feet. Of those, 15 are used 24/7, 43 are highly-used buildings, 4 swimming pools, 1 golf course and various park structures.
What Special Projects is Facility Maintenance involved with? Facility Maintenance assisted in a large energy retrofit of City facilities that was completed in the fall of 2011. Total project cost was approximately $18 million and to date has reduced energy expenses for City Hall by 45%. The project included installation of several photo voltaic and wind turbine renewable energy sources along with the replacement of boilers, chillers, HVAC systems, lighting and the installation of direct digital controls at many facilities.
Facility Maintenance is also involved with the preservation of City-owned historic buildings such as the McKinley Arts Center, California Building, and Amtrak buildings.