Maintenance

  • The Maintenance Department strives to provide and maintain a secure, safe and comfortable learning environment for the students and staff of Cecil County Public Schools. A sampling of our services are; facility inspections, compliance requirements, emergency response, indoor air quality testing, hazardous waste disposal management, maintaining and trouble-shooting mechanical systems, equipment and vehicles and maintaining grounds and preparing athletic fields for sports events.

     
    • Preventative Maintenance is action taken by users, operators, and maintenance personnel to prevent more expensive repair or replacement, or disruptive breakdown; and, to maintain facilities and equipment in the best condition as feasibly possible.
    • Scheduled Repairs are activities which involve significantly greater effort and expenditure than preventative maintenance to maintain a facility in good condition.  These repairs generally occur at or near the expected life of an item or system.
    • Unscheduled Repairs are to correct unforeseen malfunctions, failures, and breakdowns in buildings, building systems and equipment and grounds. It includes day-to-day normally occurring malfunctions.  Activities are usually initiated as a result of work requests received through  Schooldude.com
    • Vandalism and Security Related Repairs are repairs necessary to restore some portion of a facility to its original condition – or as near as feasible – after it has been damaged or destroyed by vandals.
    • Modernization and Alterations are activities directed toward improving the building’s existing condition, or to better adapt, through modifications and alterations, a buildings configuration possibly due to increased staff or additional instructional programs.
    • EM – Emergency Priority: Items considered to be critical to building security or detrimental to the health and safety of the students and staff will be acknowledged within 1 – 2 hours (a follow- up telephone call is necessary for all emergency requests). In addition, a work order should be submitted.
    • High Priority: Health and safety items will receive a #1 priority. Items in this category are targeted to be completed within 10 days.
    • Medium Priority: These requests are not considered critical but are important to the operation of the school.  Items in this category are targeted to be completed within 30 days.
    • Low Priority: If time and budget allow, these items will be completed within 90 days.
    • Budgetary Items – The request is too costly or extensive to cover in the year’s operating budget. The item requested should either be a capital budget request or an operating budget request for the next fiscal year.
  • Temperature range for occupied space should be 72-78°F in the cooling months and 68-72°F in the heating months.