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Janitorial Maintenance Technician

Company: Walla Walla Foundry
Location: Walla Walla
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT WALLA WALLA FOUNDRY Walla Walla Foundry is one of the largest fine art fabricators in the world. Originally founded in 1980 as a bronze casting foundry, it now employs around 100 people and produces work in a range of materials and through multiple processes. ABOUT THE JOB The Walla Walla Foundry is seeking an experienced, full-time swing shift Janitorial Maintenance Technician to perform general custodial duties and scheduled maintenance. Working as part of the janitorial team, this position is responsible for after hours cleaning and sanitation in multiple production buildings/areas. This is a great position for someone who likes to stay busy, follow a routine and for someone who takes pride in making the work environment cleaner and safer for co-workers. WORK HOURS This position works a swing shift, approximately 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Overtime available and paid at time and a half. WAGES AND BENEFITS: $16-18/hour to start, depending on experience. Compensation review and increase after 90 days on the job. Competitive and comprehensive benefit package include health, dental and vision insurance, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, 401k and more! JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under general supervision, perform a wide variety of janitorial routine maintenance in common areas, offices and industrial areas
  • Dust, sweep, mop, clean break rooms, industrial working areas/floor space
  • Perform general maintenance duties such as cleaning equipment, vehicles, gutters, replacing light bulbs and filters
  • Wash/clean/disinfect assigned areas including toilets/lavatories, sinks, vending machines, fixtures, cabinets,
  • Replenish supplies such as toilet paper, soap products, paper towels, etc.
  • Empty wastebaskets, trash and recycle containers; empty garbage cans into larger container
  • Operate forklifts safely to move materials/dump garbage totes.
  • Monitor and maintain grounds to ensure a safe and clean working environment; clear building entries and walkways of debris
  • Perform regularly scheduled AHU filtration maintenance.
  • Lock and unlock buildings as needed; secure buildings when facilities are not in use by checking for unlocked doors and windows; report unauthorized occupants or any safety concerns
  • Occasional in-town travel required; can drive personal vehicle and receive mileage reimbursement.
  • Performs tasks following best practices and established safety protocols
  • Watch janitorial product inventory to communicate to lead when product resupply is needed
  • On a regular basis, check company email and other company and maintenance related programs on assigned ipad. Communicate in person or through available technology (email, programs, texts).
  • Other job duties assigned Requirements:
    • High school graduate or GED; 1+ years or more applicable janitorial, custodial or maintenance experience; OR combination of education and experience to perform the job
    • Knowledge or exposure to proper handling and documentation of cleaning and/or hazardous materials desired; or ability to be trained and certified. Foundry will provide training and certification.
    • Comfort using technology/apps. Able to read work orders and record work accomplished; able to read and respond to emails.
    • Ability to communicate and comprehend instructions including, but not limited to safety policies, SDS sheets, work and maintenance schedules
    • Prior safe working experience handling/cleaning Blood Borne Pathogens desired; or ability to be trained and earn BBP certification required. Foundry will provide training and certification.
    • Experience operating fork truck desired; or ability to be trained and certified to drive fork truck required. Foundry will provide training and certification.
    • Must be reliable and efficient in approach to work
    • Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Must be trustworthy.
    • Exhibit appropriate communication and interpersonal skills when interacting with employees, coworkers, supervisors and visitors
    • Experience working in a manufacturing or industrial environment is a plus.
    • Since driving is required for position, must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Physical demands include the ability to stand, bend and twist over long periods of time, and engage in repetitive motions of feet, arms and hands. Ability to operate foot controls and to grasp/pinch with hand(s) is frequent. Must be able to climb stairs. Must be able to kneel, bend and work in small spaces. Must have the ability to push/pull, lift and carry up to 25 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds occasionally. Environmental conditions can be loud, dusty and/or smoky. Temperatures can swing with the weather from very cold to very hot. PPE required and worn daily including gloves, safety glasses/goggles/shields, face masks (N-95), work boots. TO APPLY Complete the online application through the link. Resume optional. Hard copy applications available at Walla Walla Foundry. Post-offer drug screen (includes screening for marijuana/THC) and reference and background check required. The Walla Walla Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, citizenship, sex, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, political ideology, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law. PI186015079

Keywords: Walla Walla Foundry, Spokane , Janitorial Maintenance Technician, Engineering , Walla Walla, Washington

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