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____________________________________________________________________SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:
The mission of facilities maintenance is to provide our community and teams with safe, dependable, clean structures and environment. The Custodian is responsible for general building and grounds maintenance, including offsite bus stop structures. The Custodian will clean and do minor repairs of the public areas of the office building including, but not limited to, offices, conference/training room, break rooms, restrooms, and other spaces to ensure safe and efficient operation of the transit facility. The Custodian provides a high level of customer service and will respond and resolve internal and external customer requests through the direction of the Maintenance Manager. The Custodian has ability to be flexible, to work in a variety of areas and build relationships with co-workers.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
The Custodian must be available during the “core” work hours of 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and a minimum of 40 hours. Occasional over-time may be required as projects arise. Occasional early morning, evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
Clean offices, work areas, kitchen, break room, restrooms, shower (as needed), hallways, entry ways, and conference/training room.
Clean and maintain restrooms throughout day as well as checking and restocking supplies as needed.
Clean and maintain kitchen and break room before and after breaks as well as checking and restocking supplies as needed.
Clean and dust office, work areas and conference/training room.
Gather and empty all trash and recycling and dispose in the designated canister(s) outside.
Maintain windows and floors throughout the facility which includes, but is not limited to, areas carpeted and tiled.
Clean maintenance bays – floors, empty trash, organization based on direction of the mechanic.
Responsible for preparing, spraying, and recording activities related to Electrostatic Disinfectant Spraying. The spraying sites include administrative offices, kitchen, bathrooms, maintenance and storage bays, and vehicles. Will ensure that the procedures are followed according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
Follows the facilities Planned Preventive Maintenance schedule and completes maintenance work orders timely and accurately. Performs routine, scheduled and preventative maintenance inspections and repairs to the Agency’s facilities according to the Agency’s standards of operations which include compliance with federal and state mandates.
Bus cleaning and washing.
Responsible for general building and grounds (mowing/snow removal) maintenance. Snow removal on pedestrian travel areas, including application of ice melt materials. Clean exterior entrances, windows, sidewalks, walkways and handicap ramps, sweeping and removing and/or treating ice/snow.
Performs a wide variety of work in the building and grounds such as interior painting as needed/required, including minor repairs to walls and other structures. These tasks include trade skills, repair work, and maintenance work. For example, unclogging a drain, removing a stain from the carpet, checking the breaker boxes, re-caulking around the kitchen or bathroom, countertops, shoveling and salting sidewalks.
Provide access and monitor vendor activity in the facility.
Assist with office moves.
Ensure that facilities and bus stops are fit for purpose and provide proactive support/solutions when required. Perform road calls and may work after hours, if needed to diagnose minor malfunctions and perform minor bus stop or facility repairs.
Responsible for and ensure the proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies. Assists in troubleshooting problems with equipment. Maintain janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition. Maintain proper labeling, dilution and use of all chemicals. Handles all cleaning chemicals as directed in hazmat material sheets. Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment, always. Notify Maintenance Manager of all safety related concerns noted in the facility.
Adhere to the best practice safety and security vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures for maintenance. Follow safety-related regulatory compliance standards including, state public transportation bus standards, OSHA standards, FTA, KDOT, FMCSA, and PTASP (Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan) standards.
Coordinate effectively with teams on the facility maintenance schedules. Provide a customer service-oriented approach to communication.
Maintain records of completed repairs, time worked, and materials used.
Communicate needs for supplies and equipment to manage cleaning and maintenance duties.
Other duties as assigned.
High School/GED diploma required.
3 years’ experience performing custodial tasks in a commercial business requiring specific cleaning and sanitation.
Must have a clean, valid Kansas Driver’s License.
Regular attendance and performance of duties as assigned are required of this position.
Must be able to pass background screening, pre-employment drug screening,
Must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States (upon hiring)
Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions in English.
Basic computer skills to include minimal knowledge of and experience of using computers and related technology.
Travel requirement (as a percent): <5% for occasion pick-up of parts and bus stop repairs.
Facility maintenance experience in a public transportation environment.
Knowledge of the operation of a wide variety of commercial janitorial equipment.
Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems.
Experience performing repairs and maintenance including unclogging a drain, removing a stain from the carpet, checking the breaker boxes, re-caulking around the kitchen or bathroom, countertops, patching holes, painting, shoveling and salting sidewalks.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
You are a team player. You’re not afraid to roll up your sleeves and jump in to help your Team.
You are energetic, friendly and genuinely interested about the services we provide.
Knowledge of current diagnostic techniques and equipment used in facility repairs.
Able to use the following machines routinely – floor scrubbing machine, advance wet/dry vacuum cleaner, vacuum sweeper, window washing equipment, pallet lift, dolly, snow blower, riding and manual lawn mower, multiple height step ladders, bus washing equipment and Electrostatic Disinfectant equipment. Ability to learn new equipment.
Ability to research wide range of problems that are presented.
Must have strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated confidentiality, and strong organizational skills.
Ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently.
Willing to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the business.
Embraces personal challenge.
Is self-aware, resilient, optimistic and open to change.
Focused and target driven with a positive, can-do attitude.
Demonstrated reading, writing, presentation and interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and complete required paperwork and written documentation.
A collaborative and flexible style with a strong customer service mentality committed to lifelong learning.
Subject to on-call, standby and inclement weather response. This position is considered essential.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
Moderate physical exertion is required to transport equipment associated with the position. Exerting up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly. Must be able to stand the strain of working long hours of custodial tasks and work inside and outside under varying work and climate conditions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related or a logical assignment of the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Summary of the position and full details can be found at https://atabus.bamboohr.com/jobs/.