Operations and Maintenance

Operations and Maintenance Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a safe and healthful workplace by identifying, prioritizing and mitigating building risks.
  • Serve as the fire protection engineering consultant on fire protection matters related to operations and maintenance.
  • Ensure fire protection approaches are consistent with GSA requirements.
  • Develop and consult on government-wide policy and regulations related to fire protection and operations and maintenance activities to ensure cost-effective solutions.
  • Develop management databases used to determine investment requirements and potential operating profitability, based upon a building’s fire protection needs.
  • Support agencies developing safety awareness programs and help them comply with legal requirements.
  • Address the general and specific objectives for protection of employees, property, and mission from the affects of fire.
  • Review, assess, and recommend risk-based solutions for unique hazardous or potentially hazardous situations.
  • Ensure that operation and maintenance criteria and guidance is current, and regularly communicate with regional staff and management to ascertain needs.

Last Reviewed: 2019-10-15