Americold

Janitor-2nd shift

US-PA-Covington Township
3 months ago
ID
2017-2488
Functional Group
Operations
Advertised Schedule
Monday-Friday; 12PM-8:30PM

Overview

Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food and beverage industry supply chain, and to play our part in ensuring families across the US and overseas can sit down together to eat.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 165+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. In North America we have over 11,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.

Responsibilities

Under general supervision, the Janitor is responsible for cleaning and ensuring an orderly condition in the offices, break rooms, bathrooms, yard/ground, parking lots, warehouse, and/or dock areas. Ensures sanitation of work areas.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Performs heavy cleaning duties such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass and removing rubbish
  • Performs routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, and cleaning snow or debris from grounds
  • May be required to ensure that pest control systems are operating effectively and report any problems to supervisor
  • Removes ice and snow from pedestrian walkways and parking lots as seasonally required
  • Keeps company grounds free of litter and debris
  • Works safely and reports hazards to shift supervisor
  • Complies with OSHA standards
  • Complies with Company safety procedures in the workplace
  • Washes and/or sweeps insides of trailers and/or railcars
  • Performs other duties as assigned, may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed 

Qualifications

Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to follow written or verbal instructions
  • Ability to solve routine problems
  • Ability to understand and follow all safety rules, procedure manuals, and diagrams
  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment
  • Knowledge of safe use of cleaning chemicals
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of cleaning procedures and janitorial techniques
  • Ability to work independently
  • May work overtime, evenings, or weekends in order to complete work or to attend meetings, as directed and authorized by management
  • Must have strong relationship building skills
  • Relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions
  • Ability to perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others

 

Tools and Technology Required:

  • May be required to use cleaning equipment such as steamers, floor scrubbers and carpet cleaners

 

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred, or at least one year related work experience

 

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer  EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW

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