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Facilities Planning and Services

The El Camino College division of Facilities Planning and Services provides students, staff, faculty members and the community at large a safe, comfortable, clean and efficient environment. 

The Facilities Planning and Services staff is dedicated to excellence in maintaining ECC's buildings, structures, grounds, and environment.

We proudly maintain the entire campus' facilities making repairs, renovations, upgrades, etc. and delivering over  1.2 million square feet of clean and sanitary spaces throughout the ECC's campus' 35 buildings located in our beautiful 126-acre campus.  The Grounds Crew maintains a sustainable and aesthetic landscape.

We also manage refuse disposal, automotive maintenance, fuel storage, physical asset security, mail processing, shipping and receiving, and construction management.

Jorge and his FPS team is also responsible for managing the Bond Measure E-funded projects.

Departments

Manages all construction on campus, including:

  • Construction Management:
      • Project management.
  • Construction coordination.
  • Construction Documentation Management (drawings, specifications, change orders, field changes, etc.)
  • Contractor and subcontractor management
  • Contract management
  • Consultant coordination and management
  • Site supervision of construction projects
  • Coordination of utility tie-ins and shutdowns
  • Construction meeting management (agendas, coordination, minutes, etc.)
  • Construction as-built drawing coordination
  • Construction project specification documentation management and coordination

 

 

One of the primary functions of the Grounds Department include establishing and maintaining a drought-tolerant landscape using native plants to create an aesthetically pleasing landscape.  Our team works together on the cleaning and removal of exterior trash from the campus, grounds maintenance, recycling of green waste, and removal of hazardous waste.

 

The Facilities Maintenance Department is directly involved in the maintenance of critical campuswide infrastructure, including HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems, electrical, carpentry, painting, plumbing, locks, automotive, welding, and construction support.

The Maintenance Department also provides building maintenance requiring trade-level skill repairs of sophisticated electronic and computer systems, including those utilized for fire alarms, lighting, and building automation.

 

The Operations Department is responsible for maintaining a safe and clean environment for all buildings across our campus.  Operations Department is responsible for event set ups and tear downs of all events across campus.  Operations maintains inventory of available tables and chairs used in campus-wide events.

 

The Warehouse Staff is responsible for:

Internal mail distribution.

External mail posting.

Receiving and shipping of all District's assets.

Out-flow of goods, supplies, materials and equipment purchased for the District.

Tracking fixed assets for District-auditing purposes.

Distribution of copy/computer paper across campus.

Distribution of toner for printers across campus.

 

 

Contact Information

Jorge Gutierrez
Executive Director
Ext. 6172
jgutierrez@elcamino.edu

Robert Brobst
Assistant Director
Ext. 3691 rbrobst@elcamino.edu

 

Mike Blada
Interim Assistant Director
Ext. 3695 mblada@elcamino.edu

Junaye Ashford
Admin Assistant II
Ext. 3015 jashford@elcamino.edu

Grace Perez
Admin Assistant II
Ext. 3692 grperez@elcamino.edu

 

Questions? Contact Us

Facilities Planning and Services
3400 Manhattan Beach Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90506
Northwest Corner of Campus

310-660-3593 x3692

Facilities Work Orders
Work orders are placed via MyECC

If you have questions, call Grace Perez at X3692