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Send a work order or contact the Operations department.

Work Order

Submit a Operations, Grounds and Custodial work order form


You can reach the Physical Plant at (505) 224-4574.

The mission of the Operations Department is to provide a clean and safe environment for the students, faculty, staff, and public. This mission shall be accomplished by:

  • Providing job-related training to new employees and updating existing employees with training in new procedures, and the use of eco-friendly products and equipment.
  • Providing continuous working relations and communication among employees and supervisors.
  • Employing substitute personnel to cover for employees on leave, work orders and emergency requests.

Operations Grounds responsibilities:

  • Upkeep and maintenance of lawns, trees, patios, shrubs, rose bushes, etc.
  • Daily trash pick-up and removal
  • Sweep and maintain all sidewalks including gum removal and graffiti clean-up
  • Special projects - painting benches, tree planting, building and maintaining trenches for water lines

Custodial Operations responsibilities:

  • Daily upkeep of offices, classrooms, lounges etc.
  • Fluorescent lighting tube replacement in classrooms and restrooms
  • Maintaining carpeted areas, (shampoo, extracting, bonneting)
  • Tile floors, (stripping, waxing)
  • Minor upholstery cleaning
  • Graffiti removal
  • Special projects through prior arrangements or advance notice