Orange Bullet point
Orange Bullet point
Orange Bullet point
Orange Bullet point
Orange Bullet point
Orange Bullet point
color strip

Project Management Fees
Dotted Line
In FY 2010 the Campus Management and Operations committee (CMO) approved an increase in the institutionally managed project management fee from 3% of Construction Cost to 4% of Total Project Cost. The change was necessary to sustain appropriate project management staffing levels to effectively manage projects being constructed on campus.

If you have any questions relating to the approved increase in the project management fee, please contact Facilities
Work Control at 458-4262.

Blue Line

Shop Rates
Dotted Line

The UTSA Facilities reimbursable shop rates schedule for fiscal year 2015 will be effective September 1, 2014. The new rates reimburse Facilities for the cost of providing departmental services. Departmental services are those for which Facilities does not receive a budget allocation and will be funded by the requesting department.

Shop rates are based on the actual average pay and benefits of Facilities employees performing the work. Work performed during non-regular hours is billed at one and a half times the regular shop rate. Rates include the cost of labor, fringe benefits and a $2-per hour incidental charge for supplies such as nails, bolts, and hand tools.

Shop rate increases will occur for all areas except Grounds which will remain the same as for the current year.

For additional information, go to Service Guidelines

FY 14
FY 15
Hourly Rate
Hourly Rate
            Auto Shop
            Maintenance & Operations

For more information on the new FY14 shop rates, contact Belinda Dovalina (458-6317).

What is included in the proposed rate?
The rate includes hourly labor, fringe and supervision. Also, a nominal charge is added for incidental supplies such as nuts, bolts, screws, and nails. We do not charge a markup for any services or supplies billed to our customers.

How does the new rate compare to others?
The proposed hourly rates are substantially lower than equivalent local service providers. Some examples of local service provider rates include but are not limited to:
     · Carpenters $65
     · Electricians $75
     · Auto Shop $60
Our rates are lower than the UT Systems campuses, too.

How often will these rates change?
The base rate will be reviewed yearly and adjusted automatically for changes to the UTSA merit plan and fringe rate plans. Every two years we will conduct a detailed review to make additional adjustments for changes to the cost of living, and construction cost index. We will notify you of rate changes during the annual budget process.

Bottom Links
   UTSA Main Campus Office of Facilities * One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249   Blue Line  Downtown Facilities Department * 501 West Durango Boulevard., San Antonio, TX 78207
HemisFair Park (ITC) Facilities Department  *  801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78205     
Contact Us | Identity Guidelines | Policies | Campus Alerts | Required Links | Open Records | Report Fraud
Please direct questions or comments about this site to facilities@utsa.edu