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Featured Projects

Our Mission: Provide top-quality support across our spectrum of services — building operations, building services, landscape services, energy and utilities services, and project management — that is responsive, service-oriented, effective and environmentally-focused.

RIMAC Vaccination Site

Completed February 2021: Facilities Management collaborated with Special Events & Protocol, Information Technology Services, Transportation Services, Campus Police, Environment, Health & Safety, and UC San Diego Health to transform the RIMAC second floor basketball courts and a few smaller rooms into a vaccine distribution site. Our Project Management team worked with Capital Program Management to coordinate contractors to expedite installation of court floor covering and the electrical and data infrastructure to accommodate more than 80 computer workstations for medical and support staff. Maintenance staff also performed some exterior modifications and maintenance to prepare the site for people queued for vaccinations. Building Operations staff are providing necessary HVAC support to improve air quality and circulation to maximize indoor fresh air exchange. Fleet Services is providing passenger vans to assist with patient transports. Landscape Services and Building Services staff have increased waste collection and cleaning services onsite. Units: Project Management, Building Services, Building Operations, Landscape Services and Fleet Services

RIMAC vaccination site

Sumner Auditorium Stairs and Hardscape Improvements

Completed December 2020: This project repaired and replaced failing concrete walkways between Sverdrup Hall and Sumner Auditorium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Unit: Project Management

Sumner Auditorium stairs

Downwind Way and Shellback Road

Completed December 2020: This deferred maintenance project repaired the roadway at lower Downwind Way, added a walkway from upper Downwind Way to lower Downwind Way to improve pedestrian safety and extended potable water piping across La Jolla Shores Drive. Unit: Project Management

Downwind Way and Shellback Road

Applied Physics & Mathematics Emergency Power Infrastructure Gaps Project

Completed December 2020: This two-phase deferred maintenance project addressed code compliance issues and bridged the gap between existing infrastructure and backup power needs to support critical research. Project Management evaluated emergency power needs to increase backup generator capacity where needed. It separating existing building emergency loads from building standby loads, upgraded the existing e-power system transformer and load interrupter switch, installed a new emergency distribution board and critical transfer switches.

e-power system

Outdoor Classrooms

Completed November 2020: In response to COVID-19, the Project Management team and the Sigh Shop worked with Academic Affairs and Information Technology Services to create outdoor classrooms and study areas at Warren Mall and Revelle Plaza. These specially configured spaces were designed to maintain safe physical distancing and provide ADA-compliant access to give students more safe study areas and offer instructors opportunities to program classes and lectures outdoors. Units: Project Management and Sign Shop

Watch them being built

outdoor classrooms

RIMAC Basketball Court Floor Upgrade

Completed September 2020: This project added flooring supports at critical areas, installed new floor graphics, restriped the game surface and resealed the main court and surrounding practice courts. Unit: Project Management

basketball court

Villa La Jolla Transit Stop

Completed August 2020: This project involved building a new bus stop on southbound Villa La Jolla Drive across from the VA Hospital that has reduced peak travel time by up to 10 minutes for routes 30, 41, 150 and 921. It included ADA improvements to the northbound stop and a new ADA path to VA Hospital entrance. Unit: Project Management

transit stop

San Diego Supercomputer Center Chilled Water System

Completed July 2020: This project installed a new chilled water system for liquid cooled data processors. Unit: Project Management

chilled water system