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Otter Tail Corporation Building Maintenance I *1st shift* in Washington, Illinois


Company Overview:

BTD is a fast growing metalworking company. We provide custom metalwork services for some of the world’s top brands. Our 1300+ employees work from four facilities throughout the Midwest and Southeast. We invest in our people, our equipment, and our facilities to offer our clients the best value possible. We are also a wholly-owned subsidiary of Otter Tail Corporation, a publicly traded company on NASDAQ.

Summary: Perform cleaning and building maintenance duties both inside and outside the facility.

Safety is #1 at BTD: Our expectation is that every employee: 1) Strictly follows safety policies, rules and safe work methods. 2) Promptly corrects or reports safety hazards or unsafe conditions. Promptly reports injuries for prompt diagnosis and treatment. 3) Makes regular suggestions for safety process improvements to support continuous improvement in safety.

Essential Functions:

  1. Performs general janitorial and related duties as assigned in the warehouse and production areas. Uses proper equipment, procedures and cleaning supplies when cleaning these areas as well as proper safety precautions when handling hazardous chemicals.

  2. Cleans windows, vents, fixtures, walkways, steps and restrooms in the warehouse and production areas. Handles unscheduled duties as requested.

  3. Removes snow from walks and steps with a shovel, tractor or snow blower as appropriate for amount and location of snow. Keeps sand and salt on walks and steps during icy/slippery conditions. Monitors weather conditions and determines when snow removal or ice treatment is necessary. Utilizes proper safety precautions when performing snow removal to avoid injury. Keeps doorways cleared per OSHA requirements.

  4. Maintains building grounds by mowing lawn weekly, picking up litter daily, pulling weeds, painting, etc.

  5. Participates fully in Company Five Pillars Program.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Graduation from high school or equivalent.

Experience and Skills Required: At least one year of recent related experience this includes the following skills and abilities:

  1. General knowledge of materials, methods and practices used in cleaning and related custodial operations.

  2. Skill in using cleaning and gardening tools, equipment and materials.

  3. Ability to perform routine building maintenance activities in an effective, efficient manner.

  4. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with others.

  5. Ability to understand and follow routine oral and written instructions.

Physical Demands: 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 the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

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. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)