Job ID: 2024-18417 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Maintenance and Custodial Services
Under minimal supervision this position is responsible for providing a clean, safe and healthy working environment for employees. It applies to the maintenance and care of bldgs., facilities and fixtures on PPPL C and D Sites.
A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy â” a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!
Clean, sanitize and disinfect bathrooms, restrooms including showers, sinks, mirrors, fixtures and other similar equipment. Refill all dispensers.
Dust furniture, equipment and flat surfaces. Clean Windowsills, ledges, doorknobs/frames/trim, radiators, baseboards and tops of windows.
Empty wastepaper bins and recycling bins. Deposit waste/food waste/recyclables in the appropriate dumpsters. Pickup and discard debris at bldg. entrances, by dumpsters and clean urns.
Push out (dry mop), scrub, wet mop, strip, wax, finish and buff floors.
Clean lobbies, meeting rooms and cafeteria.
Clean stairwells and railings, elevators, steps, steps leading to buildings and de-ice in winter weather.
Clean and disinfect all high touched surfaces in building.
Clean draperies, curtains and Venetian blinds as necessary.
Report needs for maintenance and repairs by placing work order of informing supervisor.
Clean utility rooms and dumpster trash areas and keep custodian utility room (custodial closets) clean, disinfected and in order.
Sets up furniture in rooms, and tables and chairs for special functions.
Responsible for proper handling of all equipment. Proper cleaning of equipment and maintenance of equipment (vacuum bag replacement, brush installation and tag out for repairs indicating deficiencies on tags).
Operates manual and power custodian equipment and perform Operators Daily Checklist as required.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Environment, Safety & Health: Has knowledge of and supports Laboratory ES&H requirements; consistently applies them. Encourages others to be safety conscious and observe safety rules including use of safety equipment. Reviews work for environmental impact.
Complies with ES&H Directives, DOE Orders and OSHA standards. Attends required training.
Knowledge and Skills: Indicate the minimum level of formal education, specialized training, licenses certifications, registrations and years of related work experience required to perform the job.
Education and Experience:
Must be able to read and comprehend written instructions. Must be able to follow verbal instructions. Must have basic computer data entry skills for email, timesheet and training.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Some computer knowledge for timesheets, email and training. PPPL TRAINING MATRIX REQUIREMENT â“ CYBER SECURITY, GET, HAZARD AWARENESS, PPPL HAZARD COMMUNICATION, PPPL HOST TRAINING: FOREIGN VISITS AND ASSIGNMENTS, PPE AND RADIATION SAFETY.
Stand or walk 2-4 hours at one time for 6-8 hours per day;
Bend at the waist greater than 5 times per minute, when averaged over an 8 hour day;
Lift or carry up to 10 pounds frequently (100-500 times per day, or from 34 â“ 66% of the workday);
Lift or carry up to 50 pounds occasionally (up to 100 times per day, up to 33% of the workday);
Push or pull using forces up to 10 pounds constantly (over 500 times per day, or over 66% of the workday);
Push or pull using forces up to 60 pounds occasionally (up to 100 times per day, or up to 33% of the workday);
Repetitively use hands for simple grasping, pushing, or pulling;
Bend, push, or pull frequently (33-66% of the work day);
Bend, squat, kneel, climb, reach overhead, or lift overhead occasionally (up to 33% of the work day);
Lift up to 50 pounds in a range of motions from floor to shoulder height;
Lift up to 30 pounds in a range of motions from floor to overhead;
Climb stairs, climb an 8 foot ladder, and shovel snow;
Work outdoors in a variety of environmental conditions.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees performing this job.
Note: The responsibilities for this description were copied from the Janitor description provided by Princeton Universityâ™s Office of Human Resources and placed into the Laboratoryâ™s job description format.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. All PPPL employees are required to disclose any participation in a foreign government talent recruitment program and may be required to withdraw from such programs to remain employed under the DOE Contract.
Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.