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Maintenance Services

The Maintenance Services Department oversees the general logistics and implementation of repairs through such trades as:

For assistance in any of these areas, contact Brian Hayes, Maintenance Supervisor, at (804) 289-8600.


Three carpenters are designated to perform repairs on building components such as interior and exterior doors, trim, furniture, moldings, and cabinets. In addition to repairs, they also will design, construct, and install new cabinets, casework, and exterior doors.

Building maintenance

Five building mechanics are responsible for repair and upkeep on such items such as windows, screens, blinds, shades, minor carpet repairs, floor tiles, and ceiling tiles. They also hang pictures, maps, and other wall hangings.


Four painters maintain all painted and stained finishes in campus buildings, both interior and exterior. They also make repairs to drywall and plaster as needed and refinish furniture when required.


One roofer and one helper maintain all roof systems on campus including gutters and downspouts. They make repairs as needed to all roof systems and conduct periodic inspections of roofs and flashings. They also fabricate numerous copper gutters and leader heads as replacement is warranted.

Lock and key

Two locksmiths are responsible for all door hardware and locking systems, which includes all mechanical and electronic locks on all campus buildings. They also cut keys for customers as requested; this also includes developing master key systems for renovated and newly constructed buildings.


Doug Phelps
Assistant Director, Maintenance Services
(804) 287-1202