WaterOne

  • Industrial Cleaning Technician

    Job Locations US-KS-Kansas City
    Posted Date 4 days ago(10/11/2018 2:09 PM)
    ID
    2018-1306
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Custodial Services
  • Overview

    WaterOne is an independent public water utility. We’ve been proudly serving the Johnson County, Kansas area since 1957. Every day, nearly 425,000 customers rely on WaterOne to provide fresh, clean water on demand. It’s a responsibility we deliver on. 

     

    Our passion is water because water touches everything we care about: family, health, safety, and community. We serve our community by bringing award-winning water to their homes, businesses, and public places.

     

    Summary/Objective

     

    The purpose of this position is to help maintain cleanliness and appearance of non-occupied building spaces operated and maintained by the Production Division including, but not limited to, chemical feed rooms, residuals control buildings, pump rooms, filter galleries, and pipe galleries.  The Industrial Cleaning Technician assists with cleaning basins and reservoirs as needed.

     

    Customer Service Commitment

     

    WaterOne employees shall continuously strive to meet or exceed the expectations of both their internal and external customers.  Questions and concerns shall be acknowledged on the same day whenever possible, but no later than the next business day.  Issues shall be resolved as promptly as possible, with the goal of maximizing customer satisfaction.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions

     

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    • Perform daily cleaning of chemical feed rooms, pump rooms, filter galleries, hallways, and stairwells. Tasks include, but are not limited to, vacuuming; wiping dirt from walls, equipment, and piping; removing lime scale from surfaces; cleaning up minor spills of water treatment chemicals; cleaning of light fixtures, ceilings, and windows; cleaning, waxing, sealing, and buffing floors; and cleaning chemical feeder equipment and fixtures.
    • Assist other members of the Support Shift team in cleaning basins, reservoirs, and other water treatment structures as assigned.
    • Clean other unoccupied spaces as necessary.
    • Note and report to supervisor in a timely manner any equipment, operations, or maintenance problems that appear to be creating excessive need for industrial cleaning.
    • Perform all duties pertaining to hazardous waste operations in accordance with all applicable requirements.

     

    Other Duties

     

    • Performs other job duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Required Education, Skills & Experience

     

    • High school diploma or GED.
    • Minimum of one year of experience in industrial cleaning work.
    • Must have experience with or ability to learn how to properly use a variety of industrial cleaning equipment, chemicals, and techniques. These include, but are not limited to, high pressure hoses, power washers, industrial vacuums, floor scrubbers, submersible pumps, wire brushes, scrapers, and a variety of cleaning chemicals.
    • Experience with or have the ability to learn and apply all applicable requirements pertaining to hazardous waste operations.
    • Ability to follow oral and written work instructions and standard operating procedures.
    • Ability to read and comprehend technical and operating manuals for industrial cleaning equipment and processes.
    • Possess a valid driver’s license and continuously meet WaterOne driving standards.
    • Follow all applicable safety requirements including, but not limited to, use of hazardous materials, use of energized equipment, personal protective equipment, and use of ladders and working on elevated platforms.
    • Must pass post offer medical exam, including drug screen and background verification (may not apply to current employees).

     

    Preferred Education, Skills & Experience

     

    • Two or more years’ experience in industrial cleaning work.

     

    Position Competencies

     

    In addition to organizational competencies, these key competencies are expected to be demonstrated by each employee in this position:

     

    • Collaborates – building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
    • Action Oriented – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
    • Problem Solving – Resolves difficult or complicated challenges.
    • Flexibility – Ability to adapt to changes while keeping focus on goals and apply knowledge to new circumstances.
    • Thoroughness – Ensuring that one’s own and others’ work and information are complete and accurate.

     

    Physical Requirements

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally lift/or move up to 100 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The employee must be able to move occasionally from one location to another or be able to remain in a stationary position for up to several hours a day. The employee must be in possession of a licenses and be able to operate a vehicle at any given time. The employee must be able to occasionally position self to inspect equipment, pipes, filters other items, and be able to work in outdoor weather conditions. The employee must be able to distinguish colors. The employee must be able to climb ladders and work on elevated platforms or working surfaces. The employee must meet qualifications for using air purifying respiratory protection.

     

     

    Work Environment

     

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Protective equipment, including but not limited to personal protective equipment for eyes, face, head and extremities, protective clothing, respiratory devices, and protective shields and barriers, may be required and shall be maintained in the sanitary and reliable condition wherever it is necessary by reason of hazards of process or environment, chemical hazards, or mechanical hazard encountered in a manner capable of causing injury or impairment in the function of any part of the body through absorption, inhalation or physical contact.

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