Department of Public Buildings

Dept. of Public Buildings
309 Main Street Rear
Watertown, MA 02472

617-926-7722


Lori Kabel, Director

lori.kabel@watertown.k12.ma.us

Bridget O'Brien, Purchasing & A/P
bridget.obrien@watertown.k12.ma.us


Ed Lewis, Energy / Project Manager
edward.lewis@watertown.k12.ma.us

Joe Sexton, Custodial Supervisor
joseph.sexton@watertown.k12.ma.us

Mission Statement
Develop, manage, repair, improve, and support well-maintained town facilities to provide the highest quality service in a responsive and efficient manner to all our customers and city departments, programs, and services. The department is responsible for keeping ~775,000 square feet of space safe, accessible, functional, and inviting while protective Watertown's historic heritage and town pride.

Responsibilities

  • Provide custodial care and cleaning
  • Ensure preventative and regular maintenance and repairs
  • Maintain landscaping and pedestrian snow removal at schools
  • Take energy controls, utility management, and energy conservation measures
  • Embrace budgeting and capital planning
  • Plan for extraordinary maintenance and capital improvements
  • Supervise custodial and maintenance staff



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