Central Engineering Division is made up of three sections,
Construction & Major Maintenance Services
Administrative Management Services.
The Design Services Section serves as the Department of
Correction's capital program manager and offers a variety of services to
support overall physical plant management.
Provides comprehensive project planning and cost estimates.
Provides architectural planning and space determinations to
accommodate operational needs, through renovations and new construction
Designs, installs and troubleshoots security systems,
control, cameras and perimeter intrusion detection systems.
Designs life safety systems, including fire alarm and smoke
detection, sprinkler and chemical fire suppression systems.
Provides Project Manager services, including contracting for
designer and construction services, preparing construction plans and
specifications, acquiring building permits and coordinating plan reviews by
regulatory agencies, construction administration and quality assurance
inspections, and the commissioning and coordination of systems training
services for new construction and renovations.
Interprets building codes.
Evaluates structural integrity of existing buildings and
Administers environmental operating permits, including
potable water, wastewater, pre-treatment, and air quality permits.
Provides energy management audits, including designing and
installing utility consumption monitoring and management systems.
Negotiates and reviews utility service agreements.
Evaluates roofing systems, consults on leak repair options
and designs roof replacements.
Evaluates for handicapped accessibility.
Develops preventive maintenance protocols and
service contract specifications for specialty systems, such as elevators,
chemical water treatment for boilers, generator maintenance, etc.
Manages master archives for all building
plans and real estate records.
Provides consulting services to local
Community Resource Councils for the planning and construction of religious
services centers and other community sponsored projects.
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A full range of construction services are
available through the Construction and Major Maintenance Section including
General, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, Sprinkler and Fire Alarm
construction. These comprehensive construction trade capabilities allow for
turnkey delivery of major building projects. The section manages the
Inmate Construction Program.
Provides utility infrastructure and site
development construction, including storm drainage, gravity and force main
sewers, water supply, and fire protection distribution mains, electrical
duct banks, perimeter and area lighting, and gas distribution.
Installs security fences, including chain
link, razor ribbon, non-climbable curved fencing, taut wire and other
electric intrusion detection systems.
Fabricates HVAC duct, fence gates, and
miscellaneous steel components.
Provides emergency repair response for all
major building and utility systems.
Trains inmates and operates an apprenticeship
program established through the Department of Labor to support the
rehabilitation of inmates.
Maintains an inventory of unassigned
construction materials that may be used by DOC maintenance organizations.
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Provides project accounting, material
procurement, accounts receivable and accounts payable services for all
departmental design and construction job orders.
Files fire and lightning claims to the
Department of Insurance on behalf of all agencies in department.
Prepares the departmentís capital and
Coordinates real property transactions,
including acquisitions, dispositions, easements, demolitions and asbestos
Coordinates the departmentís claims to the
Federal Emergency Management Agency when federal disasters affect the
Provides personnel services, computer
assistance and other administrative functions for the division.
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