Skilled Trades Department


The Maintenance Department is frequently referred to as the Skilled Trades Department.

Responsibilities of the department:

  • Constant maintenance of all buildings on campus: plumbing, painting, locks and doors, carpentry, moving of furniture, boxes, etc. on campus and occasionally off campus. Click here for Office Move Procedures.
  • Additional emphasis is put on the dorms at the beginning and end of each school year.
  • Maintenance of all Real Estate properties.

The department consists of 1 plumber, 2 painters, 1 painter/locksmith, 1 locksmith, 1 finish carpenter/locksmith, 1 carpenter, 1 transport, 5 special skilled trades people.

Facilities Planning & Management: 1422 27th Street

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

University News
October 24, 2016
Awards season just got more exciting for students in Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Two of Drake’s student publications earned top national honors, while students and faculty in the public relations program earned regional in-state awards.