• Facilities Department

    Management of North Allegheny's facilities is a very extensive responsibility. The array of buildings, equipment, and grounds is spread across the entire school district at nine primary locations up to twelve miles apart. The maintenance and repair effort is centered at the Cumberland Campus. The Facilities Department office is located in the Facilities/Transportation Building at 400 Hillvue Lane.

    To handle the tasks described above, the department has 75 NASD employees. These are organized into two primary groups: custodians and maintenance persons, with 64 and 11 individuals in each group, respectively. The custodial group is made up of 33 regular custodians and 30 utility custodian employees. The maintenance department consists of eight regular maintenance staff and two utility maintenance employees.

    The custodians and utility cleaners are led by the Supervisor of Custodians. The maintenance personnel are led by the Supervisor of Maintenance. Two full time paraprofessionals are the Facilities Department secretaries. The department is managed by Mr. Robert Gaertner, P.E., Director of Project Management.

    Physical plans maintained by the Facilities Department are:

    • 12 school buildings
    • One transportation center
    • One field house
    • Approximately 1,700,000 interior square feet
    • A 7,500 seat, lighted stadium with track and artificial turf
    • A full-size competition swimming pool
    • 23 playing fields
    • Two competition tracks
    • 19 tennis courts
    • 395 acres of total District property managed
    • Maintained grounds totaling approximately 100 acres
    • Three remote sites totaling approximately 70 acres
    • 24 heating boilers
    • 35 rooftop HVAC units at NASH
    • 18 chillers
    • 23.5 acres of roofs
    • 7.5 miles of roads
    • Over 15 acres of paved parking lots
    • Approximately 8,000 work orders per year

    In addition to cleaning and maintenance, the Facilities Department also provides the following District-wide services and/or leadership.

    • Rental management
    • Approximately 2,600 building permits per year
    • Health and Safety Committee
    • Environmental safety and health coordination
    • Building, playground, and athletic facilities safety and maintenance inspections
    • Hazardous material control
    • Asbestos abatement
    • Security coordination
    • ADA survey and compliance
    • Furniture and equipment inventory management
    • Utilities coordination
    • Project management
    • Work order management and reporting
    • Financial control of $3,280,400 per year
    • Facilities capital budgeting
    • Construction monitoring and coordination
    • Facilities planning analysis and advice