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Bureau of Facilities Management

WORKING AT BFM

The Bureau of Facilities Management (BFM) employees are responsible for providing maintenance, operation, repair, and technical services for Department of General Services (DGS)-managed facilities and properties in the metropolitan Richmond area, and for managing capital outlay projects for both DGS and other state entities. 

To execute its responsibilities related to facilities management, BFM employs individuals who are skilled in the following areas:

  • Carpentry
  • Custodial
  • Electrical
  • Elevator
  • Fire and mechanical systems monitoring
  • Grounds
  • HVAC
  • Masonry
  • Move planning
  • Office design
  • Painting
  • Plastering
  • Plumbing
  • Recycling
  • Roofing
  • Security
  • Stock room
  • Utilities  

 

To execute its responsibilities related to project management, BFM employs individuals who are skilled at:

  • Maintaining drawing files of buildings, utilities, and sites
  • Establishing and maintaining current emergency evacuation procedures
  • Planning and developing budget proposals for the DGS capital outlay program
  • Inventorying and recording agency space assignments in buildings
  • Administering the planning, construction, and inspection of capital outlay, maintenance reserve, and tenant projects
  • Providing financial management of project budgets 
  • Coordinating construction activities