Job Description

Extended Job Title
Custodian

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Employees in this classification are responsible for the performance of manual work involving the cleaning and care of buildings. Work is performed under supervision according to established procedures and methods, and is checked frequently and evaluated for the accomplishment of assigned tasks.

Requisition ID
16441BR

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Professional License/Certification, Recommendation/Referral

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
-Supports the Service Plus philosophy of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, customer service and quality work.
-Supports the Total Quality Management (TQM) of the Physical Plant mission and objectives.  Adheres to institutional and departmental safety policy and procedures.
-Practices good communication and human relation skills, while maintaining departmental and institutional policies and procedures.
-Performs job assignments while exhibiting behavior that does not disrupt productivity in the work place.
-Clean floors. Clean base boards and corners, strips and waxes floors.
-Performs custodial related work efficiently and as requested by supervisor.
-Dust, wet mop floor, vacuum, shampoo carpet in assigned areas. Varnishes floor in assigned areas.
-Cleans, sanitize restrooms, disposes of trash from offices, lab, common & class rooms, and wipes furniture.  Cleans glass windows and doors. Removes biohazard waste containers when scheduled.
-Communicates problems and solutions to Supervisors, co-workers and customers.
-Works with other trades and maintenance staff to complete cleaning work.
-Works efficiently in a timely manner to accomplish the daily task.
Clean and maintains upkeep equipment, in good working order.
-Takes responsibility, ownership and pride of assigned work and shares technical knowledge in relation to the assigned work with team members.
-Coordinates and assists with the coordination of cleaning work with construction and external service work.
-Responds to work related phone, pager calls.
-Responds to emergency calls to correct or remediate the problem.
-Actively participates and completes training, personal development and continuing education.
-Responsible for keeping all work areas, equipment clean.
-Performs other related and various job duties as assigned.
-Must have and maintain valid State of Texas Drivers License and be listed as an approved driver as determined by Risk Management and insurance carrier.  Must be able to pass the employee Criminal Background Check.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.  Ability to follow general instructions. Ability to operate floor machines echo, buffers, scrubbers and shampooers. Basic knowledge and ability to operate and maintain tools used in the trade and associated equipment. Skilled in proper use of the tools, equipment and devices used in the trade. Knowledge of occupational and safety hazards in trade and PPE & processes to prevent acccidents. Able to owrk and respond on weekends, holidays and after hours. Special licenses, registrations, or certificsates: Texas Drivers License.
 

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
7.82

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Ability to understand written and verbal instructions as evidence by completion of an elementary school education. Ability to understand and follow instructions; Ability to learn and work with new materials, and new methods to accomplish work assignment. Ability to learn to operate the equipment and machines used to clean carpets and wax floors. Ability to perform physically demanding work, for extended periods of time 2 years' experience in similar position is preferred.

Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Bldg Maint and Op Elp

Required Attachments
Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Maintenance

Shift
Evening

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Ability to understand simple written and verbal instructions as evidenced by the completion of an elementary school education. Ability to understand and follow instructions; ability to learn materials, methods, and equipment used in assigned work; ability to operate cleaning equipment; ability to perform physically demanding work for extended periods of time.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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