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Argonne National Laboratory Janitor in Lemont, Illinois


Requisition Number: 410144 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Facilities/Security/Waste Management Division: FAC-Facilities Division

Employment Category: Regular Shift: 8:30 - 5:00

Level (Grade): 019530 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter


Under the supervision of the Custodial Foreman, the Janitor will be responsible for the following:

  • Sweep, dust mop, mop, scrub, strip, seal, wax and buff floors.
  • Pick up and dispose of waste paper and trash and removes trash.
  • Spot-wash wall and wash and sanitize washroom facilities and refill washroom dispensers.
  • Wash and clean windows, sills, glass partitions, mirrors, lighting fixtures, ashtrays and push-plates, bottoms of doors and stairways.
  • May operate and clean industrial types of mechanical equipment such as scrubbing machines, buffers, polishers and pick up machines.
  • Clean and wash the canteen and lunchrooms and their furniture.
  • Move and replace original furniture and other objects as required for the cleaning of all rooms.
  • Change light bulbs and work from ladders as necessary to clean.
  • Sweep and shovel dirt and snow from building steps, platforms and sidewalks.
  • Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.

  • A good demonstrated work record.

  • Complies with all Laboratory and Division ESH policies, work rules, and safe work practices.
  • A year of custodial experience preferred.
  • Basic proficiency in English language to communicate operational information with co-workers and customers and to safely perform work.

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