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Hy-Vee Food Stores Lomar-Sanitation/Building Maintenance - Part Time in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Title: Sanitation/Building Maintenance Revision Date: 1/26/2017

Brief Job Description:

Responsible for general cleaning of the warehouse and surrounding facilities, inside and out.

Reporting Relations:

Accountable and Reports to: AVP Warehouse Operations, Director of Compliance/Safety & Security, Warehouse Supervisor(s), and Assistant Supervisor(s).

Direct Reports: None

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reports to work when scheduled and on time. (Adheres to company policies and departmental guidelines).

  • Responsible for total warehouse cleanliness and appearance, inside and out. Including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, power washing, scrubbing, dusting, painting, and sanitizing.

  • General janitorial duties within offices, restrooms and breakrooms.

  • General light maintenance duties including but not limited to plumbing, mechanical and electrical.

  • Properly disposes of trash and recyclables.

  • Complies with all Lomar security procedures when monitoring non-Lomar employed truck drivers and/or visitors.

  • Performs daily safety inspection of equipment.

  • Adheres to all Safety guidelines and performs work in a safe manner.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Attends departmental and company meetings.

  • Job requirments of a Warehouse Generalist as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned by management

Physical Requirements:

  • Visual requirements include vision from less than 20 inches to more than 20 feet with or without correction, depth perception, color vision, and field of vision.

  • Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally; exert up to 20 pounds of force frequently; and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

  • Promotes a safe work environment by use of all proper personal protective equipment.

  • Must have the ability to solve practical problems with a variety of variables with limited standardization; interpret instructions.

  • Ability to identify problems, develop and execute solutions.

  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers.

  • Have the ability to understand and follow verbal or demonstrated instructions; write identifying information; request supplies verbally or in writing.

Working Conditions:

Most of the duties of this position are performed in a warehouse environment, but the employee will be exposed to an outdoor setting. There will be exposure to noise, dust, dirt, temperature extremes, dampness, and chemicals/solvents and equipment including batteries.

Equipment Used to Perform Job:

Scrubber, stock picker, mop, hand tools, power tools, vacuum, and industrial equipment.


Has daily contact with warehouse personal and contractors. Deals with other companies and the general public.

Education and Experience:

No education or experience requirements