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Maintenance Zones

Director: Mitch Lampley

Assistant Director : Mike Meadows
Phone : 615-566-8854


Zone 1 Manager: Anna Rivera 
Phone: 615-456-3334
Email: anna.e.rivera.1@Vanderbilt.Edu
Zone 2 Manager: Ricky Chandler
Phone: 615-445-5772
Zone 3 ManagerDennis Wilcox
Phone : 615-456-5869
Zone 4 Manager: James Thompson
Phone: 615-936-5425
Zone 5 Manager: Jason Pernell
Phone : 615-456-5875
The five maintenance zones incorporate the four skilled trades – carpentry, electrical, heating and air conditioning, and plumbing - into geographic areas of responsibility based on building locations, size, and maintenance requirements. In addition to services for special events and monitoring of contracted services, the trade workers perform the following services for their respective zones:

  • Carpentry:
    • Repair and replacement of doors, windows, glass, screens, ceiling and floor tiles, and drywall
    • Repair, constructing and assembling of furniture and custom cabinets
    • Mirror, white board and bulletin board installation and replacement
    • General carpentry maintenance services
    • Roof repairs
    • Masonry work (outsourced)
    • Interior and exterior painting touch-up work
    • Staining of doors, door frames, etc.
  • Electrical:
    • Maintaining campus electrical infrastructure
    • Rewiring
    • Light bulb replacement
      • Plant Operations staff replaces building light bulbs and fluorescent tubes at no charge. However, for any light fixtures replacement at requiring specialized equipment, the customer may incur charges. To have a light replaced, please fill out a Facilities Services Request or call SIS at 615-322-9675.
    • Wiring, maintenance and repair of life safety systems
    • Campus security lighting
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
    • Maintenance and repair services on any equipment, device, part, mechanism or system that may control, change or produce any type of temperature fluctuation
    • Install all heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems on all main campus facilities
    • Assess the need for major systems replacement
    • Manage and oversee HVAC related projects
  • Plumbing
    • Repair and maintenance of pipe and valve leaks, plumbing fixtures, hot & cold water systems, and backflow preventers
    • Perform fire extinguishers recurring inspections and maintain fire suppression systems
    • Inspect for gas leaks
    • Maintain fire suppression systems
    • Water conservation fixtures installation projects
    • General plumbing projects

If you have a maintenance request, please fill out a facilities service request or contact Service & Information Systems (SIS) at 615-322-9675.