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Facility Managers: Building Assignments

Ricardo Arias, Facilities Manager
Cell: 209-217-7232 | Email:
Tyler Grisé, Interim Facilities Manager Leadership
Cell: 209-203-8900 | Email:

Mark Lutz, ​​​​​​Facilities Manager
Office: 209-228-7819 | Cell: 209-217-7251 | Email:

Van VanVleet,  Facilities Manager
Cell: 559-313-7420 | Email:


Custodial Services:

Andre Robinson, Manager
Office: 209-228-2739 | Email:

Albert Ortega, Day Supervisor
Cell: 209-205-8251 | Email:

Luis Gutierrez, Swing Supervisor
Cell: 209-201-6334 | Email:

Tou Xiong, Night Supervisor
Cell: 209-658-3863 | Email:


Document & Mail Services:

Sara Tinoco, Document Services
Office: 209-228-6245 | Email:

FMHelp Services:

Office: 209-228-2986 | Email: | Website: To submit a Work Order Request
Jovana Cruz, System Administrator, Supervisor
Cell: 209-201-5052 | Email:

Linda Chang, FMHelp Specialist
Office: 209-228-2986 | Email:


Grounds Services:

Rodney Trevathan, General Services Manager
Office: 209-228-4287 | Email:

Recycling & Waste Services:

Ernie Solano, Campus Services Supervisor
Office: 209-228-4322 | Email:

Moving Services:

Ernie Solano, Campus Services Supervisor
Office: 209-228-4322 | Email:

Physical Plant:

Victor Zaragoza, Manager
Office: 209-228-7927 | Email:

Frank Fimbrez, Superintendent
Office: 209-228-2908 | Email:

Tim Olson, Superintendent
Office: 209-228-7926 | Email:

Joseph Ramos, Superintendent
Office: 209-228-7660 | Email:

To submit a new work order request select the link or call the UC Merced Customer Service Center (CSC) at 1-855-234-0579. The CSC call center will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


However, if you have questions regarding an existing work order, if you are looking to share some website feedback or have general information questions regarding Facilities, please email FMHelp.


We are located near the back of Campus on Mineral King Road. Please refer to the Campus Maps for additional information.