Structural vs. Mechanical 

The Facilities & Operations Maintenance Services is comprised of two areas of expertiese - Structural Trades and Mechanical Trades.  Structure Trades are Carpenters, Locksmiths, and Painters.  Mechanical Trades are HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical and Telephone Services.  Many of the trades crew have dedicated most of their working career to Franklin and Marshall College.  Over 10 tradesman have over 20+ years on our team!

Trades Crews

Structural Trades:             Carpentry, Locks & Paint

  • Gary Shaub - Carpenter
  • Scott Taylor - Carpenter 
  • Ryan Massey - Carpenter 
  • Eric Shaub - Painter 
  • Craig Hunt - Locksmith 
  • Brian Chehi - Carpenter 

Mechanical Trade: Electricians

  • Dick Denlinger - Electrical Lead 
  • Sidney Hoffman 
  • George Garrett
  • Patrick Henry 

Mechanical Trade: HVAC 

  • Bill Cavallo 
  • Harold "Butch" Morrison 
  • Alex Geiger 
  • Gil Book 
  • Jesse Schulz

Mechanical Trade: Mechanic 

  • Doug Landis 

Mechanical Trade: Plumbing

  • Kemon Papadimitriou 


In-House Projects 

The  Facilities and Operations team has an amazing amount of experience across all trades.  Over the past few years, our talented crew has taken on some campus projects that normally would have been awarded to local contractors.  Not only does it showcase the talent of our crew, but it saves the college money!  These are a few of our most recent in-house projects.

  • 451 College Avenue
  • Mail Services
  • Stager Classrooms
  • Hackman Classrooms