• GR3 Custodian (Special)

    Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, NM 87190

    Job #1977167422

  • We are seeking a CUSTODIAN (SPECIAL)

    On any given day, you may be called on to:

    • C l ea n i n g , f i n i s h i ng and p o l i s h i ng f l oor su r fa c e s ; d u s t i n g and c l e an i ng of w a l l s, up ho l s t ery and c l ea n i ng of padded pa r t i t i on s ; c l ea n i ng or s h a m poo i ng carp e t s ; p er for m ance of o t h er j a n it o r i al and a s so c i a t ed d u t i es as a s s i g ned. R eq u i r es l if ti n g and m o v i ng up t o 60 l bs. fre q ue n tl y . Expos u re t o d us t , d i r t , and c l e an i ng sol u ti o ns.


    • Equ i p m ent and sup p l i es i n c l ude but are not l i m it ed t o: I ndus t r i a l w et n dry v acu u m s and carpet sha m poo m ach i ne s ; e l e c t r i c o r b a t t e r y po w ered s w ee p i n g , s c ru b b i ng po l i s h i ng and bu f f i ng m ach i nes.

    • Gener a l u s e of j a n i t o r i a l h a nd t o o l s and e q u i p m ent su c h as d u s t e rs, bac k pack v acuu m , scrape r s, m ops, broo m s, buc k e t s, s pra y e r s, ex t r a c t or, ho s es, spon g es, s quee g ees, sho v e l s, w r i n g e r s , and any o t h er app l ica b le eq u i p m ent. M ai nt ai n eq u ip m ent a n d c l ean af t er e a ch u se.

    Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

    Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at ~~~.

    This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the 'posting date'. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.


    • 6 months custodial experience.

    • Swing Shift (2:30 pm - 1:00 am. Monday through Thursday, 10 hours per day).

    • Certifications in (OS1) Light Duty Specialist, Vacuum Specialist, Restroom Specialist, and Utility Specialist, or be willing to gain all certifications.

    • Maintain in clean and orderly condition any designated laboratory, shop, or office area including restrooms. a

    • Requires continuous standing and walking with frequent exertion of 21 to 60 lbs. Perform Operation System One (OS1) Team cleaning methods.

    • Requires training on Material Safety Data Sheets. Must have a current and valid New Mexico driver's license.

    • Position requires performance of Operating System One (OS1) Team Cleaning Methods and knowledge of Material Safety Data to assess location safety prior to cleaning.

    • Daily duties require physical repetitive exertion and the ability to walk, crouch, stoop, reach, carry, and lift for long periods of time utilizing equipment assigned for the task.

    • Daily assignments include moving office furniture and equipment as required to expose floors surface areas for cleaning and mark to indicate location.

    • Sweep floor or vacuum with a backpack vacuum areas and dispose of debris.

    • Prepare and apply floor scrubbing and stripping solutions and operate electric-powered scrubbing machine, hand mop, remove dirt, grease, markings and old finish from floor surface.

    • Rinse floor and operate industrial wet n dry vacuum, and/or hand mop to pick up suds, detergent, and rinse water.

    • Spread floor finish or other surface conditioners.

    • Dust windowsills and wash walls, doors, and partitions as necessary including blinds and furniture as necessary.

    • Return office furniture and equipment to original locations upon completion.

    • Move janitorial tools, supplies and equipment to new cleaning location.

    • Remove and replace floor panels as necessary for cleaning subfloor surfaces.

    • Clean carpets with cleaning compounds, shampooing solutions, spot removers, or other cleansing agents.

    • Spread cleaning compounds, and scrub areas by hand or with scrubbing machine.

    • Remove cleaning agents with industrial extractors.

    • Operate electric-powered, sweeping and scrubbing machine, sprayers, and clean floor surfaces.

    • Service machine by changing brushes, filling or emptying water and solution tanks, recharging all battery-operated equipment as needed.

    • Perform regular janitorial and associated duties as required.

    • Report machine malfunctions, adjustments or other discrepancies to supervision, lead or other designated employee.

    • Emergency clean up as needed, including snow removal within ten feet of door.

    • This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


    • Experience with equipment utilized for floor and carpet cleaning.

    • Heavy floor care and truck mount carpet cleaning machines.

    • Proven success working in a team environment.

    • Active Department of Energy "L" or Q" clearance.

    Department Description:

    Custodial Services has accountability for 3.5 million cleanable sq. ft. at SNL/NM. The organization primarily consists of 4 Team Supervisors, 11 Lead Custodians; and 84+ other Custodians.

    About Sandia:

    Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:• Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide• Extraordinary co-workers• Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world• Career advancement and enrichment opportunities• Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)• Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

    World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: ~~~*These benefits vary by job classification.

    Security Clearance:

    Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

    Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

    EEO Statement:

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

    Selected applicants will be required to pass a Job Placement Assessment before beginning the job to ensure that they can perform the essential physical requirements, with or without accommodations.


    Required Testing:Applicants must meet the minimum pre-requisites to be scheduled for testing. The applicant will be contacted and scheduled for the next available test date. All applicants must be prepared to test upon application submittal. Once successful testing has been completed, the hiring manager will be notified. Full consideration will not be given to applicants that have not met all of the pre-requisites including testing. Interviews will not be scheduled until the applicant has successfully test-qualified and has been selected by the manager as a top applicant. Passing the test does not guarantee an interview or a ~~~ the applicant is not able to schedule testing within the time constraints of the position posting, selection timelines, and the available test dates, they will not be considered for the position. It is imperative that applicants are immediately available for testing in order to provide the best opportunities.

    Job ID: 680239