Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon


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The Maintenance Division of Facilities Management Services is responsible for the general upkeep of all building facilities in the college district, and for the operation of all systems which support a healthy and safe environment for the occupants of those buildings.

  • Maintain all utility services which support building systems, including upgrades in response to technological or code changes.
  • Manage remodel projects and assist with planning and the budget process.
  • Provide advice to other departments concerning equipment and improvements which will meet their operational requirements.
  • We meet this obligation with a qualified staff of Facilities Operations Maintenance Specialists (FOMS) who provide hands on care or supervise outside contractors.

Maintenance Sustainability Practices

  • Monitors and replaces HVAC filters to reduce energy consumption
  • Repairs refrigerant leaks above standards
  • Uses low or no VOC paints whenever possible
  • Hired a Preventative Maintenance Coordinator to ensure optimal performance of systems


  • The Service Request Center is open Monday-Friday, 7:30am to 6:30pm and Saturday, 8am to 12pm. Closed on Saturday during the summer.
  • After hours, please call Public Safety with emergencies only at 971-722-4902.
  • For after hours (non-emergencies) submit a work request or call ex. 4800 and leave a voice message detailing your request. Include campus location, first and last name, and a phone number where you can be reached.


Associate Facilities Maintenance Managers: Zone 1: Joe Gamble
Zone 3:
Zone 2: Burke Thornburg
Mitch Kilgore