Consolidated Communications

MCB Camp Pendelton, CA

Project Type:  Design-Build
Owner:  NAVFAC Southwest
Architect:  GMH Architects
Value:  $9,516,605
Award:  30 June 2009
Completion:  18 March 2011
  • Military Maintenance Facility
  • New Construction
  • 23,935 Total Square Feet
  • Currently Ahead of Schedule
  • Zero Reportable Injuries/Lost Workdays
  • Designed to USGBC Silver LEED Rating
  • Exceeded CA Engergy Performance (Standard Title 24 by 30%)
  • Self-Performed 20% of Scope
  • STAR Safety Award

The 23,935 square foot single-story, High Bay Communication/ Electronics Maintenance Shop is currently under construction and is on schedule and within budget. The CMU building has conventional reinforced concrete footing and slab-on-grade, factory-finished standing seam metal roofing over structural steel framing, steel doors and frames, finished gypsum board over metal stud interior partitions, and suspended acoustical ceiling systems. Functional spaces for the ECMS include maintenance areas for the Communications/Electronics shop, computer classroom, and telecommunication room. Built-in equipment includes vehicle exhaust system.

The Comm/Elect building provides space for maintenance of communication/electronic equipment for four subordinate element of the 1st Marines Regiment: Headquarter, 1st Battalion (1/1), 2nd Battalion (2/1), 3rd Battalion (3/1) and 4th Battalion (4/1). The facility includes spaces for equipment repair (both hand-held and vehicle mounted) storage, tool room, and administrative offices for all battalions. The program consists of three main department areas. These areas include: Regiment spaces, Battalion spaces and support areas (mechanical, electrical, telecommunication, fire protection, clean room, etc). Regimental areas will include common or “shared” spaces that will also be used by battalion personnel. Shared areas include: break room, training classrooms, conference room, men’s and women’s heads and lockers, toilet and shower facilities.