Building Maintenance Services

Our Services


Building Maintenance Services is the repair and maintenance provider for all research, academic, and classroom facilities on the UC Davis campus. With more than 12 million square feet and over 1,200 buildings, our multi-skilled trades personnel are experts in the following areas: 

  • Electrical, elevator & alarm systems
  • Mechanical systems such as ventilation, heating, air conditioning, sheet metal and refrigeration
  • Plumbing & hot water operations
  • Structural such as carpentry, flooring, pest control, locks/keys, painting and roofing


BMS Rates

Service Hourly Rate Overtime Rate

Elevator Mechanic (SPPM)

$165 $204
Inspector, Planner, Estimator (IPE) or Supervisor $124 $116
Mechanical, Electrical, or Plumbing Mechanic (SPPM) $104 $126
Structural Mechanic (SPPM) $102 $122
Mechanic (PPM/SBMW) $88


What is paid for by your department vs Facilities Management?

Any repair on department-owned structures may be recharged to the department. Any repair on the physical facility owned by the university may be covered by Facilities Management.