• The Maintenance and Operations department consists of three divisions – maintenance, grounds, and custodial services. Each division supports effective student achievement by ensuring high quality, cost effective and healthy physical environments.

Building Maintenance Services Division

  • This division consists of 14 professional journeyman in 8 different building trades. Our mission is to support improved student achievement, and health and safety, through the cost effective maintenance of structures, heating ventilating and air conditioning, electrical, and plumbing systems in over 2.3 million square feet of schools and support facilities. Click here for more information regarding the building maintenance services division, or call 425- 204-4403.

Grounds Services Division

  • This division is made up of 10 grounds keepers including one grounds lead person. Our mission is to support improved student achievement and safety by providing cost effective grounds maintenance for over 250 acres of athletic fields, playgrounds, parking lots, landscaped areas, fencing, irrigation and drainage systems. We emphasis “green” cultivation processes to reduce the use of pesticides, water and other resources and to promote a healthy environment. Click here for more information on the grounds services division, or call 425-204-4403.

Custodial Services Division

  • The custodian division consists of 69 full time custodians and two division manager. Our mission is to support improved student learning by cost effective cleaning of over 2.3 million square feet of buildings. Our emphasis is on cleaning for health first and appearance second. “Green” cleaning processes are used whenever possible. Click here for more information on the custodial services division, or call 425-204-4403.


  • Susanne Whitlock

    Chief of Support Services
    Office: (425) 204-4403

    Todd Simanton

    Director of Facilities
    Office: (425) 204-4400

    Chris Dillon
    Custodial Manager
    Office: (425) 204-4446

    Night Custodial Manager
    Office: (425) 204-4446

    James Knapp

    Grounds Lead
    Office: (425) 204-4400

    Renton School District

    Facilities, Operations and Maintenance Center

    7812 S. 124th, Seattle, WA 98178
    Phone: (425) 204-4403

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