The Facilities Operations component of the Department of General Services is the “Behind the Scenes” strike team providing building maintenance, repair, and contract support services to County of San Diego facilities. This includes performance of preventive maintenance on essential building systems, time critical response to emergency repairs, accomplishment of unscheduled maintenance services, compliance and service quality oversight for contract support, and physical security/guard services at select County facilities. Facilities Operations has responsibility for approximately 6.5 million square feet of County property which includes facility support to the County Sheriff, Courts, District Attorney, Health and Human Services Agency, Registrar of Voters, Tax Assessor, various administrative offices and much more. Facility Operations ensures County residents, as well as County employees, continuously benefit from a safe, healthy, and functional business environment.
The County encompasses an area of 4,261 square miles and is divided into three Regions containing 13 Zones for maintenance purposes. The Facility Operations Chief oversees day-to-day operations and is responsible for a staff of 172 employees. Each region is managed by a Facility Support Manager (FSM) reporting directly to the Chief. FSM’s direct the functions of the Facilities Operations staff within their zones in coordination with a zone Building Maintenance Supervisor (BMS). The BMS is the front line supervisor leading a staff of maintenance professionals consisting of Building Maintenance Engineers, Carpenters, Electricians, Electronic Security Technicians, Masons, Painters, Plumbers, and Welders assigned to specific facilities.
For questions regarding Facilities Operations, please call 858.694.3610.