Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Physical Plant

Physical Plant Department


Improve the appearance and operational condition of all University Facilities and for enhancing the environment for quality academic programs.

Specific functions performed by the department

Building Maintenance:To keep each building in good appearance and usable
condition, and to prevent deterioration.

Custodial Services:To keep the buildings in a clean and sanitary condition.

Utilities:To maintain and do minor repairs to the production and distribution systems for electricity, steam heat, hot and cold water, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, and campus lighting.

Grounds:To upkeep all campus proper lands including courts, patios, gardens, streets, pedestrian walkways, irrigation systems, walls,
fences and fountains.

General Services:To provide services to include garbage and trash disposal, hauling and moving heavy items, and manage the university vehicle fleet.