Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
O*NET Detailed Work Activities
O*Net Code
37-2011.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
0
State
DC
Created
Apr 29, 2021
Updated
Apr 29, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

17 skill sets | 28 total skills
Drive trucks or other vehicles to or at work sites
Remove snow from sidewalks, driveways, or parking areas, using snowplows, snow blowers, or snow shovels, or spread snow-melting chemicals.
Drive vans, industrial trucks, or other vehicles required to travel to, or to perform, cleaning work.
Remove snow
Remove snow from sidewalks, driveways, or parking areas, using snowplows, snow blowers, or snow shovels, or spread snow-melting chemicals.
Clean facilities or sites
Service, clean, or supply restrooms.
Clean and restore building interiors damaged by fire, smoke, or water, using commercial cleaning equipment.
Clean chimneys, flues, and connecting pipes, using power or hand tools.
Monitor building premises to ensure occupant or visitor safety
Monitor building security and safety by performing tasks such as locking doors after operating hours or checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
Clean building walls or flooring
Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
Dust furniture, walls, machines, or equipment.
Strip, seal, finish, and polish floors.
Steam-clean or shampoo carpets.
Prepare chemicals for work application
Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.
Dispose of trash or waste materials
Gather and empty trash.
Clean equipment or supplies
Dust furniture, walls, machines, or equipment.
Clean laboratory equipment, such as glassware or metal instruments, using solvents, brushes, rags, or power cleaning equipment.
Clean furniture or fixtures
Clean windows, glass partitions, or mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, or squeegees.
Dust furniture, walls, machines, or equipment.
Clean and polish furniture and fixtures.
Confer with coworkers to coordinate maintenance or cleaning activities
Notify managers concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems.
Select equipment, materials, or supplies for cleaning or maintenance activities
Requisition supplies or equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
Operate grounds maintenance equipment
Mow or trim lawns or shrubbery, using mowers or hand or power trimmers, and clear debris from grounds.
Remove debris from work sites
Mow or trim lawns or shrubbery, using mowers or hand or power trimmers, and clear debris from grounds.
Trim trees or other vegetation
Mow or trim lawns or shrubbery, using mowers or hand or power trimmers, and clear debris from grounds.
Move furniture
Move heavy furniture, equipment, or supplies, either manually or with hand trucks.
Set up, arrange, or remove decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, or scaffolding to prepare facilities for events, such as banquets or meetings.
Decorate indoor or outdoor spaces
Set up, arrange, or remove decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, or scaffolding to prepare facilities for events, such as banquets or meetings.
Maintain equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning
Make adjustments or minor repairs to heating, cooling, ventilating, plumbing, or electrical systems.