The Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and custodial service of all city-owned buildings. Maintenance staff includes electricians, plumbers/carpenters, and HVAC technicians. Custodial staff provides complete custodial services to several locations throughout the city. The custodial staff also handles the mail service for the City departments out of City Hall.

Additional Services

Additional services include repair and maintenance to:

  • Airfield windsocks
  • Airport Control Tower rotating beacon light
  • City-owned:
    • Building and pole lights
    • Elevators/escalators
    • Sewer lines
    • Sump pumps and more
  • Parks Department baseball/softball field lighting
  • Rose Park Tennis Center lighting

Work Orders

The Division responds to an average of 200 work requests per month. Another 50 to 60 preventative maintenance work orders are automatically deployed through the paradigm computer system for buildings throughout the city on a weekly, monthly, quarterly basis.


The Division monitors the required inspections to all city-owned gas-fired boilers and elevators. Other monitoring and inspections include fire sprinkler and kitchen vent hood suppression systems.

Emergency Response

The Division responds to calls for after-hours service to all city-owned buildings, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Immediate after-hours service for a City-Owned Building can also be requested by calling the Fire and Police Non-Emergency Number at (325) 673-8331.

Equipment Replacement / Renovations / Remodeling

The Division assists in the development of specifications to bid out major systems replacement, minor modifications to buildings for:

  • Major electrical components
  • Painting
  • Roofing
  • Room additions, etc.

We closely monitor contractor work for accuracy and problems that may develop throughout the project. All work done by the Facilities Maintenance Division is done according to the City of Abilene Building Inspections code. Permits are obtained for work done just as required by private contractors.

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