Maintenance and Operations

We are committed to providing you with the best service possible.

In the case of an emergency...

Please call the office if you are experiencing an emergency so we can dispatch someone as soon as possible. Our extensions are 24282, 22055, and 24275.

Examples of emergencies: No electrical/power, no HVAC, gas/bad odors, water leaks, elevators not working, etc. – please be aware that you will need to follow up with a work order as soon as you are able.  Please follow up with a work order after you have called the office to report your emergency.

For all non-emergency issues, please complete a work order and we will assign a technician.

Questions regarding your work order? Please contact us and have your Ticket ID number available.

Maintenance and Operations Work Order Request

Important contact information

Person/office Number
Director of Maintenance and Operations, James Buchanan 925-969-4275
Maintenance and Operations Office 925-969-4282
Facilities/Day Custodial/Van Fleet/Rentals Office 925-969-2055
Evening Custodial Office 925-969-4278
Fax Number 925-798-4324

Important forms

If you have questions regarding these forms please contact Nancy Tolton at 925-969-2055 or campus extension 22055 or feel free to email questions to

Rental of Facilities

Trip and Van forms

 Department Personnel


Director of Maintenance and Operations

James Buchanan

Oversees the department
Administrative Assistant III April Doty Oversees office, handles Maintenance and Grounds service calls, assists Capital Projects Program Director, Evening Custodial Manager, and Director of Maintenance and Operations.
Administrative Assistant III

Nancy Tolton

Facilities rentals, van fleet use and van rentals, oversees set-ups, surplus, and day custodial services
Maintenance Mechanic

Fred Jafari

HVAC, Electrical, Lighting
Maintenance Mechanic Brian Harpman HVAC, Electrical, Lighting
Maintenance Mechanic Gene Paris
(SRC and DVC)
HVAC, Electrical, Lighting, Scheduling at SRVC
Senior Equipment Maintenance OPEN Electrical, Fire Panels, Lighting, some HVAC
Senior Equipment Maintenance Steve Carriger Plumbing, Odors, HVAC, Carpentry, Pool, ETC.
Senior Equipment Maintenance Jeff Gibson HVAC, Electrical, Lighting, Fire Panels, Plumbing, ETC.
Senior Equipment Maintenance Thomas Carmans Pool, Elevators, PM’s, some Lighting, HVAC, Odors
Building Maintenance Worker Marco Gomes Lower half of Campus – minor installations/replacements/repairs, key issues, door/lock issues, signage. 
 Building Maintenance Worker  Aaron McCoy  Upper half of Campus – minor installations/replacements/repairs, key issues, door/lock issues, signage.
Lead Grounds Worker Troy Ricard Oversees Grounds crew; works in all locations as needed.
Grounds Worker II Richard Humphreys Lot 10, Fields, Gym, Locker rooms, PE,
Grounds Worker II Appiah (Joey) Appalsamy

Lots 5 – 7 including overflow 7A, Science Center, Advanced Technology Center, Administrative Building, Learning Center, Faculty Offices, Family life complex, Business Foreign Language, Humanities
Grounds Worker II

Anthony Thomas

Lots 1 - 4; Library, WLC 1 and 2, Physical Science, Life Health Science
Grounds Worker II Steve Valencia Engineering, Math, Police Services, Music, Lake, Book Center, Student Services Center, Liberal Arts, Hospitality Services Food Court, Student Union, Outdoor Commons
Grounds Worker II Chris Chatman Lots 8 – 9, Buildings and Ground office, Art, Performing Arts Center, Arena, Tennis Courts, Horticulture.
Grounds Worker II Lou Smith Floater/Helper in all areas
Lead Grounds Worker (SRVC) Terry Leak San Ramon Campus
Senior Inventory and Receiving Clerk

Charles Bonds

All shipping, receiving and deliveries
Custodial Manager Isma'il al-Shabazz Manages evening custodial crew
Campus Facilities Assistant John Dunivan Set-ups, removal of furniture, set up of new furniture; custodial as needed
Custodian II - Day Jose Castellanos Assists with campus facilities, day custodial items, graffiti
Evening Custodians

Moises Alverez
Aaron Alzaraz
Parish Burks
Andre Contreras
Napoleon Dejesa (SRVC)
Amanda Domiguez
Jose Estrada
Tony Gabaldon (SRVC - Lead)
Maria Gonzalez
Brian Highsmith
Andre Hodge
Jasbir Jaswal
Hao Luong
Quyen Mac
Johnny Marino
Darrell Mays
Frank Ng
Raymond Ngo
Phuong Nguyen (Lead)
Son Nguyen
Miguel Pena
Franklin Rice
Guadalupe Rubalcava (Lead)
Robert Shortridge
Sohan Singh (Lead)
Yashvant Singh
Donald Sutherland
Arturo Torres
Tony Williams
Eddie Wright

Divided up to clean campus stations