Two Assistant Directors manage the Building Operations, reporting to the Director of Physical Plant Operations of Facilities Management. The Building Operations department of Clayton State University is dedicated to provide a comfortable environment to the campus community and to support the University’s core mission of education and enlightenment.
Mohammed Khan , CEM HVAC Assistant Director Building Operations
Jedd Versteeg Electrical Assistant Director Building Operations
Gregory Roche Interim Assistant Director Building Operations Housing
Services Provided by the Building Operations department include:
Building Operations Staff:
First Shift: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Second Shift: Monday-Friday, 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, 7:30 am - 4;30 pm
Requests for services should be submitted online through SchoolDude. Facilities Management can also be contacted at (678) 466-4240.
Building Operations Staff are professionals certified in the following areas of expertise:
Building Operations conducts ongoing preventive maintenance on equipment to prevent emergencies and equipment breakdowns. Preventive measures include inspections,testing, lubrications, cleaning, filter, belt changes, etc. Work is performed according to the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance procedures. Preventive maintenance responsibilities also include those mandated by government regulations, insurance requirements and building codes. Many of these, such as fire alarm testing, life safety,emergency lights and elevators are designed to ensure the safety of building occupants. If a customer requests to have Building Operations maintain any special equipment outside the scope of the department’s basic responsibilities, such services will result in establishing a work order.
Demand calls are defined as the everyday work that originates within Building Operations. Examples of routine maintenance are:
Customer Request Calls
Demand calls take priority over Customer Requests, but we try to complete all request within 3 business days. Examples of Customer Requests calls are:
A Building Operations emergency is any situation that will result in a threat to life, safety, health, facilities, utilities or interruption of classes, clinics or events. Examples of an emergency situation would be:
In any emergency situation Public Safety should be contacted at (678) 466-4050 and reported. Our staff is on call 24/7 and will respond immediately.
Below is a list of Life Safety items that are handled by Building Operations:
Passengers possibly trapped in elevator, not working, lights out, phone not working, inspections (weekly and monthly), etc.
If trapped in elevator, simply press the phone button and you will be connected to our Public Safety office.
Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC), transformers, generators, fuel tank, grease traps pumped, fluorescent lamps, etc.
Door operators, parking, sidewalks, evacuation chairs, etc.
Exit lights, egress lights, generator power for lights, parking lights, street lights, walkway lighting, etc.
Fire alarms, fire extinguishers, sprinklers, fire pumps, fire suppression systems, etc.
Any personal appliances or equipment such as: Microwaves, heaters, refrigerators, coffee pots, etc. must be approved by Building Operations prior to placing for inspection to see if the circuits can handle the power required. This is to prevent any safety issues such as fire hazards.