Building & Grounds Keeper (2nd Shift) in Parsons, KS at Ducommun

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

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Building & Grounds Keeper (2nd Shift)

Job Description


Job Summary & Essential Functions:  The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. Maintains the buildings and grounds.

  • Sweeps aisles in the main building.

  • Empties trash barrels throughout the plant daily.

  • Performs maintenance painting.

  • General outside clean up.

  • Mows and weed eats the lawn.

  • Trims trees and other shrubs or bushes.

  • Maintains flower beds.

  • Removes snow and ice from walkways.

  • Assists other maintenance personnel in the repair of machines and equipment.

  • Fills in for Janitor during absences.

  • Overtime as required to support manufacturing.

  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. 

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; or crouch.

  • Occasionally required to climb or balance.

  • Must be able to Communicate Effectively.

  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Working conditions are:  10% office environment, 60% manufacturing environment; 30% outdoors.

  • Noise level is moderate in office environment and usually loud in manufacturing environment.

  • Frequently works near moving mechanical parts.

  • Occasionally works in high precarious places and in outside weather conditions.

  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

  • Hearing protection must be worn in designated manufacturing areas and when mowing the lawn.

  • Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas and when weed eating the lawn

  • Safety Footwear shall be in accordance with the following: ASTM standard F2413-05 with minimum impact resistance, compression resistance and metatarsal designation ratings of 75 foot pounds (i.e. ASTM F2413-05 I/75 C/75 Mt/75), which are viewable on the inside tag of footwear.

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential function of the job.

Skills & Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job. 

  • Ability to operate a forklift.Read and understand internal procedures and policies.
  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions.
  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook.
  • Basic Computer Skills - able to learn new screens, reports, functions, and simple software programs with assistance.

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered. 


•         High School Diploma; up to 3 years related experience in job function and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience

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