Mr. Gaertner currently serves as the Director of Facilities for the North Allegheny School District and has been with the District since January of 1995. Previously Mr. Gaertner worked seven years in the Facilities Department of the Pittsburgh Public Schools as a Mechanical Engineer and Energy Conservation Specialist. Prior to his working with the Pittsburgh Public Schools, Mr. Gartner worked three and one-half years at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C. as a Mechanical Engineer in their Public Works Department. Mr. Gaertner has a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Gannon University and is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Pennsylvania.
As Director of the Facilities Department, Mr. Gaertner is responsible for the daily operation of all of the District’s buildings, including the cleaning and maintenance of the approximate 1.6 million square feet of space owned and operated by the North Allegheny School District. In addition, Mr. Gaertner handles energy conservation and is the Chairman of the District’s Health and Safety Committee.