Daniel Urrutia

As Facilities Administrator, Daniel is responsible for the maintenance of all church campus facilities, which includes all buildings, grounds, equipment, furniture, tools, vehicles, and related supplies. Email: daniel@oakhillumc.org

Where did you grow up and how did you make your way to Austin?
I am from San Marcos. I’ve been working in Austin for the better part of 20 years now.

What is your former work experience?
I worked as an event planner/coordinator and as a manager of facilities.

When did you start at Oak Hill UMC?
I was hired as facilities administrator on May 29, 2017.

What are your primary duties?
In a nutshell, I am responsible for building upkeep, coordinating and completing daily maintenance tasks, and outsourcing contract work and supplies.

What do you enjoy most about your job?
I enjoy the day-to-day interaction with staff—all of whom are great to work with!

How does your position help minister to others?
I believe that by making a place more presentable for staff, members, and visitors, they feel more welcomed and comfortable, and their time here more pleasurable.

What is one thing that few people know about you?
I watch more international films and TV shows than U.S. films and TV broadcasts.

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