Facilities departments have responsibility for:
- Plant Operations and Maintenance
Plant Operations and Maintenance is responsible for the operations, maintenance and repair of buildings, and associated mechanical/electrical equipment for all our District campuses and learning centers. All of our District facilities have a highly qualified staff of various technicians who provide basic repairs, utility monitoring, and other facilities service duties and are quick to respond to problems and issues in a timely manner (24/7 on-call). This Department is flexible enough to provide smaller scale remodeling and upgrade projects for their individual campuses. We proudly take care of College facilities and utilities while providing outstanding customer service to the campus community.
- Facilities Operations and Construction
Facility Operations and Construction is responsible for meeting the College’s ever-changing needs for facility maintenance, utilities management, capital planning/construction and project management for the College District (24/7 on-call). This Department provides professional and administrative services to manage and direct the planning, design, construction and development of physical facilities at the College. This Department is the College’s repository for as-built and record drawings of all facilities and utility systems. Our employees include talented crafts people, skilled professionals, and highly qualified support personnel that work to provide the College District with comfortable places to study, work, play or just visit.
- Environmental Health and Safety
The Environmental Health and Safety Department (EH&S) provides a variety of programs, services, resources, and training opportunities to minimize health, safety and environmental risks. This department places primary emphasis on programs that prevent accidents and minimize human exposures to hazardous agents and conditions; prevent degradation of the environment through responsible hazardous waste management, active waste reduction and recycling; prevent the spread of diseases; and conserve resources and minimize losses (24/7 on call). The Department minimizes the risk of financial loss, through the protection of Collage resources which includes, employees, students, visitors and property, thus reducing/minimizing long term liabilities to the College. Our Emergency Management system integrates all activities necessary to protect lives, property and the environment to improve the capability to prepare for and recover from threatened, natural or other manmade disasters that may impact the College and our community. This Department also manages the District custodial services to provide a clean and safe learning and working environment for students, employees and visitors while maintaining the facilities at the highest standards.
- Fiscal and Management Operations
By utilizing sound fiscal stewardship, the Fiscal and Management Operations Department provides fiscal and business services for all Facilities and College Police functions including: Utilities, Environmental Health & Safety, Access and Security, Maintenance, Repair, Facility Improvements, Capital Construction, and Master Planning for PCC’s infrastructure throughout the community. This Department provides efficient and effective support services college-wide including management of: mail/courier; transportation/moves; fleet/motor pool; receiving/warehousing/material management;, property control/auction; key/card access control; work order control; facilities’ IT systems, facilities use; lease/real estate/contract management; and compliance with Davis-Bacon Act for federally-funded construction grants.
- College Police
The College Police Department provides safety and security services to the College community and has a 24/7 Emergence Dispatch Center. The Department has its authority granted by the District Board of Governors and Arizona Revised Statutes. All sworn officers are certified by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST) and have received a minimum 585 hours of basic peace officer training approved by AZPOST. College Police officers are armed and have full peace officer authority and powers of arrest. All sworn officers enforce College policies related to Law Enforcement as well as local, state and Federal laws. Also, the Police Department provides a variety of programs, services, resources, and training opportunities to minimize public safety risks throughout the College District.
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Facilities Master Plan
The Facilities Master Plan document has been developed by the consultants SmithGroupJJR, Paulien & Associates and the PCC Facilities team. The recommendations contained in the document have been informed by industry, business partners, community, student and employee input, alignment with the Educational Master Plan and the College’s Strategic Plan 2014-2017 and 2017-2021. The link below contains the living master plan document. As with all master plan documents, the College will be continuously evaluating the plan for alignment with the current needs of the District. We would like to thank everyone who helped contribute to this master plan document and planning process.
Board Study Session, November 30, 2015
Board Study Session, February 29, 2016
Board Study Session May 31, 2016
Board Study Session August 15, 2016
PCC Solar Project
Please see the descriptions and the documents below regarding the ongoing district wide solar project.
Facilities has provided a fact sheet to answer some of the common questions associated with the College's electricity use and how the district is using solar to lower the electric utility charge.
Solar Fact Sheet [pdf]
Solon and Solar City are the College's partners in the district wide solar project. In addition to the covered parking lots and solar arrays that are going up, Solon will also donate funds to the PCC Foundation and funds have been allocated to plant over 300 trees by the U.S. Forest Service.
City of Tempe S.A.V.E. solar project
At the end of 2012, the City of Tempe issued an RFP for Solar Photovoltaic Electric Generating Systems. The City of Tempe (and Pima Community College) is a member of the Strategic Alliance for Volume Expenditures, also known as S.A.V.E.
Below is the RFP put out by the City of Tempe to fulfill the S.A.V.E. Cooperative Purchasing requirements and the awarded Solar Services Agreement. Also Included is a list of S.A.V.E. members as of April 7, 2016.
- City of Tempe RFP - SAVE Solar Project [pdf]
- Solar City SSA from City of Tempe [pdf]
- SAVE members [pdf]
PCC Phase 1 Solar Project
Below are documents prepared by Facilities and our partners for the first phase of the solar project.
- Board of Governor's Action Item [pdf]
- Board of Governor's Presentation [pdf]
- Solar Capital Outlay Request [pdf]
- PCC Purchase Order - P1521003 [pdf]
- Solar Services Agreement - 33 W. Helen [pdf]
- Solar Services Agreement - 50 W. Helen [pdf]
- Solar Services Agreement - 401 N. Bonita [pdf]
- Solar Services Agreement - 1255 N. Stone Ave MP [pdf]
- Solar Services Agreement - 1255 N. Stone Ave North [pdf]
- Solar Services Agreement - 2202 W. Anklam Rd [pdf]
- Solar Services Agreement - 2202 W. Anklam Rd PAC [pdf]
- Solar Services Agreement - MS [pdf]
PCC Phase 2 Solar Project
Below are the documents prepared by Facilities and our partners for the second phase of the solar project.
- Board of Governor's Action Item [pdf]
- Board of Governor's Presentation [pdf]
- Solar Services Agreement - 5901 S. Calle Santa Cruz [pdf]
- Solar Services Agreement - 7600 N. Shannon [pdf]
- Solar Services Agreement - 8181 E. Irvington [pdf]
Environmental Health and Safety
District Office - Installation of Air Conditioning Controls - September 2019 through June 2020
Contractors and staff have been in the process of installing controls to rooftop AC units located on at District Office. During this work, there may be interruptions of AC service and fluctuation of temperatures. Please watch for workers and equipment in the area and plan accordingly. We thank you for your patience and cooperation.
Downtown Campus - Automotive/Transportation Building Construction - December 9, 2019 through December 20, 2020
Contractors will begin construction of the new Automotive/Transportation Building located west of the Downtown Campus. The construction will last approximately one year. Initial work will include fencing and excavating/demolition. During this work, Eleventh Avenue traffic will be restricted on an intermittent basis. Additional construction alerts will be issued as construction progresses. There may be moderate noise and dust in the areas of work. Please watch for workers and equipment in the area and plan accordingly.
Northwest Campus - Pima Auto Fair - January 10, 2020 through December 27, 2020
Every Friday beginning at 4pm through Sunday at 5pm, a portion of the Northwest Campus parking lot north, section 2 & 3 will be used for a Pima Auto Fair Event. Please do not leave your vehicle in those lots after 5pm on Friday. Watch for additional people and vehicles in the area and plan accordingly.