The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina

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The Citadel Physical Plant


The mission of the Physical Plant is to provide a physical environment that promotes effective educational, athletic, spiritual and cadet/military programs at The Citadel. Functional requirements include providing a responsive work force and resources to maintain existing facilities, support campus events and plan future needs. Responsibilities include minor construction, facility maintenance and repair, custodial and refuse services, utility service, energy management and transportation.

Campus Work Photos:


 The Citadel Carpenter Shop is putting finishing touches on the new sidewalk access to the Radio Frequency testing chamber at the Coin Laundry building.  This project involved disassembly of the RF chamber from Grimsley 110, re-assembly of the RF chamber in the modified coin landry bay, and the construction of four new faculty/staff office's in Grimsley Hall.  This project was finished ahead of schedule due to the combined efforts of the PPLT Carpenter, Paint, Electrical and HVAC Shops. 12/10/2013

planting 10-29-13


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 (Coach Higgins joins the team after a successful project completion. 11/5/2013)

Another successful project completed by our Citadel Paint Shop.  By utilizing in house craftsmen, this project was completed on time and on budget.  The new protective exterior coating will protect the building from elements, extend the useable life span, and enhance the overall look of The Citael campus.

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Physical Plant support to set up and tear down for events such as President Visit, Inaguration, Graduation, etc.

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Grounds Shop setting up the President's House for Graduation


United Way - Day of Caring:  A few F&E employees volunteer time and supplies for supporting our community at Burke High School.


Volunteer Landscape Crew @ Burke High School (9/2013)

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Citadel Paint Shop volunteering their time to improve the cross walk and Burke Bulldog paw prints.


HVAC Shop upgrading AC units 

Beach House

Electric Shop working at The Citadel Beach House repairing luminaires. 


Setting up for the weekly parades on the Parade Field.

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The Citadel Paint Shop preforms the finishing touches on the foundation for The Ring.

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The Citadel Ring - Grounds crew creating an aesthetic landscape for The Ring Monument. 

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Col Wham, Class of 1986


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