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Limited Term Grade 1 - Custodian (Learn & Earn)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking a LIMITED TERM GRADE 1 \- Custodian \(Learn & Earn\)

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

+ Maintain in clean and orderly condition any designated laboratory, shop, or office area including restrooms\. Requires continuous standing and walking, frequent exertion of 6 to 20 lbs\. and occasional exertion of 21 to 60 lbs\. \(MS\# 7205\-002\.4\)
+ Perform general cleaning operations in and near any designated laboratory, shop, or office\.
+ Empty waste receptacles and sand urns into collection bins, and clean floor areas by sweeping, dusting, damp mopping, and buffing\.
+ Perform other janitorial duties such as dusting window sills and moldings; cleaning stairs, glass doors, and panels; vacuuming and removing spots from carpets; wet mopping and buffing halls and lobbies; cleaning and disinfecting drinking fountains; and washing soiled areas of partitions, doors, and walls\. As conditions require, wax and polish floor areas where it is not necessary to move heavy furniture and equipment\.
+ Collect recycling paper and deposit in designated areas\.
+ Maintain restrooms in a clean and orderly condition by mopping floors; vacuuming carpets, drapes, window sills, and other surfaces; washing basins, doors, partitions, and soiled areas of walls; clean furniture, mirrors, windows, venetian blinds, and similar items; and cleaning and disinfecting fixtures\.
+ Clean and fill all soap, paper, and other dispensing equipment; prepare lists of needed janitorial supplies and stock supplies in designated areas; and perform associated duties as assigned including maintaining walkways at building approaches by removing snow and ice; applying deicer; picking up paper and other debris; and cleaning away accumulated sand, gravel, and mud\.
+ Sandia has an Agency Shop Agreement with the Metal Trades Council \(MTC\)\. The position being offered to you is a represented position\. Therefore, as an employee represented by the MTC, you must either become a union member or pay a monthly agency fee equal to the union dues\. You will be contacted by a union steward concerning membership during the first week of your employment\.
+ Required skills, Physical Assessments, & Certifications:

- Once the applicant has submitted their application and resume, there will be several levels of screening as applicable:
- Resume review for direct experience and related work history;
- Skills assessments
- Interview evaluations;
- Pre\-employment background reviews \(for external applicants\);
- Drug testing; and
- Physical job placement assessments\. Each screening level must be passed successfully and consecutively in order to be eligible for consideration\.
- A job placement assessment \(JPA\) will be required as part of the screening for this position\. This JPA will evaluate your ability to meet the physical requirements of this job\.


+ Position requires performance of Operating System One \(0S1\) Team Cleaning Methods\.
+ 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 dusting, mopping, vacuuming emptying trash, and cleaning restrooms\.
+ Equipment and supplies include, but are not limited to, notepad, keys, gloves, 32\-55 gallon wheeled trash barrels, apron caddy containing cleaning supplies, distribution tray, trigger spray bottles, dust cloth, wooly duster, towels, putty knife, Pac cutter, vacuum backpack, vacuum, mop and buffer\.
+ Position requires exposure to elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises\.
+ Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require the following basic safety precautions\.
+ Additional duties include the ability to read and accurately follow instructions, both oral and written to appropriately complete duties such as product directions, job orders, memos, schedules, complete forms, prepare supply request, document maintenance, request service needs, and other related information\.
+ Position requires the ability to measure accurately using measuring devices and to perform basic math skills\.
+ The applicant will be test qualified in the following areas: Reading/Vocabulary, Reading/Comprehension, Math/Basic Skills, Oral Directions, and General Reasoning in order to be considered\.
+ Applicants will be contacted for testing, if they meet the experience requirements\.


+ Basic computer skills are desired because candidate will be required to use a computer to receive departmental and lab\-wide corporate communications, process timecards, receive corporate training and for general correspondence and scheduling of meetings\.
+ Experience working in a team environment\.

Department Description:

Custodial Services has accountability for cleaning 3\.4 million square feet at SNL in NM\. The organization consists of four Team Supervisors, eleven Lead Custodians, and 85\+ 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 withamazingimpact 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 schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical 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: http://www\.sandia\.gov

\*These benefits vary by job classification\.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted L\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT


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 selection\.
+ If 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\.:

+ **This is a TEMPORARY Position\. Limited Term Employees \(LTE\) are hired for up to three \(3\) years to fill the Laboratories temporary staffing needs\.**
+ **At no time will represented LTEs be allowed to participate in the internal post and bid process\.**

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.