Facility Services

Responsible to the Secretary-Treasurer

Coordinates the maintenance, grounds care, and custodial services for all buildings and property belonging to Northern Gateway Public Schools to ensure an environment conducive to learning and teaching. 

  • Coordinate the capital needs of Northern Gateway Public Schools with the Government of Alberta regulations and processes as well as municipal processes
  • Develop, in consultation with the Board of Trustees, Superintendent's Office, and School Administrators, the three year capital plan and ten year facility plans
  • Develop, in consultation with the Superintendent's Office and School Administrators, the Infrastructure Maintenance and Renewal Program (a detailed yearly maintenance plan for Northern Gateway Public Schools' facilities that represent current three-year education goals)
  • Coordinate new school planning and construction with the Government of Alberta
  • Coordinate school and community partnerships to enhance facilities in a cost effective manner while maintaining operating standards to provide learning environments that are in the best condition possible
  • Review municipal subdivision applications to ensure the needs of Northern Gateway Public Schools are met (e.g., school sites, transportation logistics)
  • Monitor population growth within Northern Gateway Public Schools and provide enrolment projections
  • Coordinate facility, enrolment, and utilization records with the Government of Alberta
  • Work with schools and Division Services on issues relating to school functionality, capacity, and utilization
  • Work with Northern Gateway Public Schools municipalities on common issues relating to facilities
  • Contract and monitor custodial services

Maintenance Services

  • Maintain building structure and envelope
  • Support existing electrical infrastructure
  • Manage existing plumbing fixtures and water/sewer systems
  • Oversee central security system, including keying and security procedures
  • Coordinate insurance coverage of Northern Gateway Public Schools insured vehicles, including buses
  • Sustain environmental conditions, including water quality and indoor air quality
  • Investigate vandalism
  • Remove graffiti
  • Provide/track/report utility services, including waste and recycling

Grounds Services

  • Design and construct landscape areas
  • Construct, inspect, and maintain playgrounds
  • Coordinate environmental projects
  • Monitor and maintain site drainage
  • Manage parking control and flow
  • Maintain parking lots, including snow removal
  • Maintain concrete sidewalks, curbs, ramps, pathways
  • Maintain playing fields/lines
  • Assist with school-initiated projects, providing estimates as required

Custodial Services

  • Ensure items used in schools meet Northern Gateway Public Schools' standards
  • Maintain cleanliness
  • Monitor and assist with daily maintenance of boilers and other building systems
  • Communicate status of repairs/concerns to schools
  • Provide safe, effective, environmentally friendly cleaning products and consumable goods
  • Work with Facility Services to eliminate hazards and improve facilities for all users

Facility Services

Randy Lovich

Director of Facility Services

Responsible to the Secretary-Treasurer

Coordinates the maintenance, grounds care, and custodial services for all buildings and property belonging to Northern Gateway Public Schools to ensure an environment conducive to learning and teaching. 

Email

P: 780.785.3333

Deanna Harapchuk

Office Assistant to the Director of Maintenance

P: 780.785.3333