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John Lambrecht, Director of Facilitiesjohnlambrecht@triton.edu(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3048
The primary purpose of the Physical Plant Department is to provide a safe, clean, accessible, colorful and operational campus with an environment that enhances the learning, working and socializing aspects of student life and enhances our image in the community. To accomplish this, the Department must work together in a courteous, efficient and fiscally responsible manner, keeping the needs of the student at the top of our list of priorities. We must also keep the lines of communication open among all Triton employees in order to keep people involved in the decision-making. Working together with other departments within the Triton family is crucial to improving programs and services where needed. Enhancements in our infrastructure are ongoing, which provides Triton with an environment that will handle all our new technology as it becomes available.
MAJOR GOALS 2011-2012
Support new and innovative initiatives that enhance the physical campus, support student success, and are an integral part of the Master Plan.
Continue to enhance the indoor and outdoor appearance of the campus, with projects that will help attract people to our campus.
Continue customer service and quality initiatives in the Facilities area that focus on student satisfaction and retention.
In conjunction with the professional development center, continue to provide staff development and training programs to all Facilities staff.
Continue to work with other departments to implement principles of leadership and management by providing work-study and job shadowing opportunities for students and staff.
Improvement of our basic infrastructure through projects, such as, plumbing renovations, sidewalk / asphalt replacements and elevator upgrades etc.
Maintain our off-campus site at Nuevos Horizontes located on Main Street in Melrose Park to a high standard in order to attract new students.
Continue to make Triton College as energy efficient as possible, with projects, such as energy efficient motor replacements, solar thermal systems, and efficient, effective use of building automation systems and cogeneration plant operation.
Update Institutional Facilities plan on an annual basis to ensure alignment with the Master Plan and the institutions commitment to student success and being green.
Collaborate with academic and administrative areas to ensure the efficient and effective implementation of facilities projects related to Master Plan initiatives.
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