Janitor / Cleaning (With Benefits)

Thyssen Mining, Inc.
Job Description
EMPLOYER:  Thyssen Mining Inc.
 TITLE:   Janitor
 RESPONSIBLE/REPORTING TO:   Project Administrator
 PROJECT LOCATION:    This position is located in Lead, SD.   This is a rural area approximately one hour from the Rapid City metropolitan area. The city is at an altitude of approximately 5,280 feet. In the winter, the average high temperature is 41 degrees and the average low is 22 degrees. In the summer, the average high temperature is 64 degrees and the average low is 43 degrees. The average snowfall in Lead is in excess of 145 inches per year.
ROLE:   The Janitor is responsible for performing custodial/janitorial tasks to a very high standard; cleaning and maintaining Thyssen Mining offices, dry (change) facilities, corporate apartments, and yard office.
  1. Must have basic knowledge of acceptable cleaning standards related to the cleaning and maintenance of our local facilities at each of the locations we occupy.
  2. Must be able to operate custodial/janitorial equipment such as vacuums, carpet cleaners, and other applicable cleaning equipment to maintain the cleanliness of the facilities.
  3. Must be able to monitor inventory and communicate the re-ordering of materials and supplies necessary for fulfilling custodial cleaning and maintenance of facilities.
  4. Must exhibit the ability to communicate with the staff and co-workers in an appropriate and ethical manner.
  5. Adherence to the safety procedures and policies of the organization. 
  6. Adherence to OSHA standards in relation to the proper use of chemicals and equipment involved in the day-to-day completion of custodial cleaning tasks and in the safe performance of all work. 
  7. Confidentiality of sensitive information is a requirement of the role.
  8. You are expected to devote your best efforts to advance the interests of the employer and to that end, to perform your duties to the best of your skill and ability and to perform such work as may be required of you by Thyssen Mining, under and subject to Thyssen Mining’s instruction, direction and control.
  9. Duties outlined herein are intended to be the minimum duties expected of you by Thyssen Mining.  You are expected to use your discretion to expand upon these duties to ensure that your job mandate is met and that your performance is such that the general spirit and intent of the duties outlined above are completed as required.
  10. Other duties as requested by the supervisor.
SCHEDULE:   This is a full-time position requiring 40 hours per week and the employee is expected to work a 10 hr shift on a 4:3 schedule.  Full benefits will be provided (medical, dental, vision, 401K).
QUALIFICATIONS:   The employee must meet the following minimum standards:
  • Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license.
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalent is required.
  • Previous experience in custodial or janitorial work preferred. 
  • Must be a self-starter and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds and carry/move chairs and tables.              
  • Physically able to perform activities such as kneeling, reaching, bending, and using a step ladder.
  • Pass pre-employment and random Drug/Alcohol tests as well as a national background check.     
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.
PLEASE SEND RESUME TO: jkinghorn@thyssenmining.com
COVID-19:   As we respond to the rapidly changing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, you may experience a delay in responses to inquiries. We appreciate your patience during this difficult time for all of us.  At Thyssen Mining our first priority is the health and well-being of our employees, their families and our communities. We are taking multiple steps to help control the spread of coronavirus and to ensure a safe working environment for those unable to work remotely and, for those who can, provide the necessary tools to do so.
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