Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Custodian I

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Trades & Facilities
Job ID: 103871
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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for a Custodian/Janitorial position in the Custodian Shop. You will perform custodial/housekeeping tasks within the Laboratory facilities. Due to the unique hazards at the Laboratory, the Custodian/Janitor must undergo site-specific safety training and adhere to all safety and security requirements. This position is in the Maintenance Services Division of the Central Facilities and Infrastructure Department.
Essential Duties
- Perform daily routine Custodial/Janitorial tasks in one or more buildings which include sweeping, mopping, dusting, vacuuming, sanitizing restrooms, removing trash from buildings to outside dumpsters.
- Apply skills and knowledge of materials, supplies, and tools applicable to custodial duties such as vacuums, brooms, mops, and cleaning products.
- Practice and understand the elements of good customer service, good communication skills, comprehension skills, and interaction with others.
- Request and stock supplies and maintain Custodian/Janitor closets in a clean, organized, and safe manner.
- Maintain custodial/janitor equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition.
- Ensure proper labeling, dilution and use of all chemicals.
- Apply all environmental, safety and health requirements in day-to-day task.
- Safely operate motor vehicles.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
- Ability to work a variety of custodial assignments in all types of administrative, machine shops, and laboratory environments, including inside and outside of buildings while following all health and safety regulations.
- Experience and training in commercial/industrial building cleaning tasks, such as but not limited to sweeping, mopping, dusting, vacuuming, removing trash and sanitizing restrooms, and the ability to pass various on-site training modules to complete work assignments.
- Experience utilizing and operating all equipment and cleaning chemicals associated with custodial/janitorial work.
- Experience in multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment adhering to assigned task schedules and demonstrated flexibility and willingness to accept change of assignment, start times, shift and/or additional duties, and the ability to work overtime, shift, or weekends to accomplish goals.
- Demonstrated ability to meet the demands of the work schedule, including being at work and on time.
- Demonstrated integrity and customer service skills, and the ability to work independently or as a team member, interfacing well with others, communicate effectively, read and write in English, and possess basic computer skills for on-line training, email correspondences, and time reporting.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California Driver’s License.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam:  A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

Security Clearance:  This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.  Employees assigned to work at Site 300 may be exposed to the organism that causes San Joaquin Valley Fever (coccidioidomycosis).

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees.
Site 300 is an experimental test site operated by LLNL.  Situated on 7,000 acres in rural foothills approximately six miles southwest of downtown Tracy and 15 miles southeast of Livermore, Site 300 hosts approximately 200 employees with expertise in such fields as engineering, chemistry, biology, and environmental restoration.
LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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