Building Maintenance Division

Purpose & Responsibilities

The Building Maintenance Division is responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of Town and School buildings.

The Division is responsible for the following:

  • Oversees the custodial operations, including Town custodial staff as well as contracted custodial staff
  • Oversees the trades staff, which includes the positions of electrician, carpenter, plumber, HVAC technician, and craftsworker
  • Manages the preventative maintenance programs
  • Conducts repairs and maintenance in the fields of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, Building Management System (BMS), masonry, fire alarm and sprinklers, and elevators
  • Manages building-related capital improvement projects up to $500,000
  • Partners with the Building Design and Construction Department on major building projects

Town and School Buildings

The Building Maintenance Division is responsible for all of the buildings below:

  • Center at the Heights (CATH)
  • Daley Building
  • DPW Garage
  • Emery Grover Building
  • Fire Station #2
  • Hillside Building
  • Jack Cogswell Storage Facility
  • Memorial Park Field House
  • Needham Public Library
  • Public Safety Complex
  • Public Services Administration Building (PSAB)
  • Recycling and Transfer Station (RTS) Buildings
  • Ridge Hill
  • Rosemary Recreation Complex
  • Town Hall
  • Newman Elementary School
  • Broadmeadow Elementary School
  • Eliot Elementary School
  • Mitchell Elementary School
  • Sunita Williams Elementary School
  • High Rock School
  • Pollard Middle School
  • Needham High School