Berkeley Lab's Facilities Division has an opening for a Senior Custodian.
What You Will Do:
Act as a lead worker for a crew of custodial staff.
Train new Custodians, establish priorities, inspect work, confer with supervisors, and requisition supplies.
Perform cleaning and custodial duties in an assigned area including but not limited to: sweeping, mopping, stripping, waxing/polishing floors, and specialty floor waxing.
Operate buffing, floor scrubbing, and polishing machines.
Wash walls, ceilings, floor level windows, window moldings, doors, Venetian blinds. Vacuum, shampoo, and spot clean carpets and upholstery. Dust, clean and polish furniture, woodwork, chalkboards, ventilators, and equipment. Clean, disinfect and maintain restrooms, showers, and washrooms including replenishing supplies. Empty and clean waste receptacles and dispose of trash.
Use protective clothing, safety equipment, and respirators.
Comply with LBNL implementation of health and safety policies and other applicable Federal, State, and local fire, health, safety, emergency-preparedness, pollution-prevention, and environmental protection policies.
Perform all work safely and be particularly aware of potentially hazardous operations or conditions.
Immediately stop work in the event of danger to people or property and notify the appropriate supervisor and, when appropriate, the building manager and when appropriate the Environmental Safety Hazards Control Department.
Report promptly, and correct when appropriate, any hazardous conditions that are discovered.
Proceed with work only after having ensured that appropriate safety procedures have been implemented.
Plan work with full consideration of safety.
Ensure that all unique activities that involve potentially hazardous conditions are carried out in conformance with current Activity Hazard Documents (AHD) to ensure that risks are acceptable.
Keep operating and quality-assurance records, such as daily logbook and equipment entries that are adequate to meet facility requirements.
Ensure that personal exposure to toxic chemicals, ionizing radiation, and contaminants is maintained within prescribed standards and is as low as reasonably achievable.
Minimize the volume and toxicity of all LBNL-generated wastes and maintain chemical inventories as low as reasonably achievable.
Additional Responsibilities as needed:
Clean air diffusers.
What Is Required:
Demonstrated experience leading a team, scheduling and inspecting work sites and ordering supplies.
Must have previous custodial work experience and knowledge of cleaning materials and equipment.
Ability to read and write. Ability to communicate in English well and understand and communicate with supervisors and employees regarding work assignments/safety issues. Ability to read and comply with posted warnings, and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to work on feet majority of the shift; carry material/equipment up and down stairs; Ability to climb stairs, ladders, scaffolds. Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, lift 50 lbs. to chest height. Ability to work in confined spaces, around rotating equipment, and under fluorescent lighting. Have manual dexterity in both hands. Ability to distinguish colors used in color codes. Ability to use the telephone and/or two-way radio.
Must have a valid California driver's license.
Additional Desired Qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to use computers effectively for record-keeping and communication; ability to write presentable reports and memoranda on computer.
The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.
This is a full-time career appointment.
Full-time, M-F, non-exempt (hourly paid) from overtime pay.
This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes.
Salary will be predetermined based on collective bargaining agreement step rates.
This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.
Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world's most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab's scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.
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About Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
In the world of science, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is synonymous with excellence. Thirteen scientists associated with Berkeley Lab have won the Nobel Prize. Fifty-seven Lab scientists are members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the highest honors for a scientist in the United States. Thirteen of our scientists have won the National Medal of Science, our nation's highest award for lifetime achievement in fields of scientific research. Eighteen of our engineers have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, and three of our scientists have been elected into the Institute of Medicine. In addition, Berkeley Lab has trained thousands of university science and engineering students who are advancing technological innovations across the nation and around the world. Berkeley Lab is a member of the national laboratory system supported by the U.S. Department of Energy through its Office of Science. It is managed by the University of California (UC) and is charged with conducting unclassified research across a wide range of scientific disciplines. Located on a 200-acre site in the hills above the UC Berkeley campus that offers spectacular... views of the San Francisco Bay, Berkeley Lab employs approximately 4,200 scientists, engineers, support staff and students. Its budget for 2011 is $735 million, with an additional $101 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, for a total of $836 million. A recent study estimates the Laboratory's overall economic impact through direct, indirect and induced spending on the nine counties that make up the San Francisco Bay Area to be nearly $700 million annually. The Lab was also responsible for creating 5,600 jobs locally and 12,000 nationally. The overall economic impact on the national economy is estimated at $1.6 billion a year. Technologies developed at Berkeley Lab have generated billions of dollars in revenues, and thousands of jobs. Savings as a result of Berkeley Lab developments in lighting and windows, and other energy-efficient technologies, have also been in the billions of dollars. Berkeley Lab was founded in 1931 by Ernest Orlando Lawrence, a UC Berkeley physicist who won the 1939 Nobel Prize in physics for his invention of the cyclotron, a circular particle accelerator that opened the door to high-energy physics. It was Lawrence's belief that scientific research is best done through teams of individuals with different fields of expertise, working together. His teamwork concept is a Berkeley Lab legacy that continues today.