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This division performs those activities that are not covered by other County Departments or as directed by the Board. This could include property management, land acquisition and acting as the County representative for the re-licensing process for electrical generation at Bass Lake by PG&E.

Building Maintenance Division

The Building Maintenance Department has 15 employees consisting of one supervisor, three senior building crafts and maintenance workers, one heating and cooling specialist, and ten building crafts and maintenance workers II. One of the senior building crafts and maintenance workers, and two of the building crafts maintenance workers are assigned to the Department of Corrections Facility. The remaining staff are responsible for maintaining buildings throughout Madera County including: Chowchilla, Oakhurst, Bass Lake and North Fork facilities.

The department is responsible for the maintenance and operation of all Madera County buildings, building facilities and equipment to operate those facilities. The following is a list of some of the different types of work we are responsible for:

  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Underground Utilities
  • Electrical
  • Painting
  • Carpentry
  • Communication Cable Installation
  • Cabinet Construction
  • Concrete Pouring and Installation
  • Automatic Vehicle Gates, PM and Inspection
  • Energy Saving Measures
  • Fire Alarm Inspection and Testing
  • Security Locks Installation
  • Preventative Maintenance all Buildings and Equipment

In addition to building maintenance work, this division is responsible for completing annual Building Program Projects. Each year between 30 and 40 Building Program Projects are completed. Some of the different types of projects requested include:

  • Building Construction
  • HVAC Replacement
  • Office Remodels
  • Modular Building Installation
  • Street Light Installation
  • Asphalt Paving, Sealing & Striping
  • Roofing
  • Carpet Installation
  • Sidewalk, Curb and Gutter Installation
  • Chain Link Fence Installation

The Building Maintenance Department is talented and flexible in the services provided. Staff reacts to emergency situations well and are always ready for challenging projects.

If you have any further questions regarding this Building Maintenance Department please contact the Madera County Engineering and General Services Department at (559) 675-7817 and ask for Building Maintenance.


Energy Efficiency

The Madera Energy Watch is a collaboration between Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E, the County of Madera and Richard Heath and Associates, Inc. (RHA). PG&E has contracted with RHA, a third party energy-efficiency implementation specialist, to provide direct installation services for the Madera Energy Watch Program which helps small and medium businesses, municipalities, and nonprofit organizations to improve their energy efficiency.


Grounds Maintenance Division

The Grounds Maintenance Department has nine employees consisting of one Grounds/Flood Maintenance Supervisor, one Grounds/Flood Maintenance Leadworker & seven Grounds/Flood Maintenance Worker I/II. This staff is responsible for maintaining grounds around Madera County buildings and parks throughout Madera County.

The department is responsible for all grounds maintenance & operation around all Madera County buildings. This includes mowing of lawns, trimming trees and shrubs, and general cleanup of the grounds. Following is a list of some of the areas we are responsible for:

  • Bass Lake Government Center
  • Oakhurst Health Center
  • Courthouse Park
  • Oakhurst Library
  • Madera County Library
  • Parksdale Park
  • North Fork Library
  • Parkwood Park
  • Main Government Center
  • Road 28 & Avenue 14 County Complex

In addition to the grounds maintenance work, the department is responsible for flood control duties. These duties include maintaining the Fresno River, Berinda Slough, Ash Slough and other designated flood channels which may cause flooding situations during heavy rain seasons.

The department is very flexible in what they do. The staff reacts to emergency situations well & are always ready for a challenging projects when assigned. The Grounds Department accomplishes whatever it is asked to do. The department is also responsible for moving furniture and equipment between county buildings and facilities.

If you have any further questions regarding this Building Maintenance please contact the Madera County Engineering and General Services Department at (559) 675-7817 and ask for Grounds Maintenance.