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Facilities Associate

Company: Danaher
Location: East Greenbush
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Performs daily cleaning duties in accordance with standard procedures. In addition will perform special cleaning projects and small facility maintenance tasks. This role requires the use of cleaning equipment, including commercial vacuums, wet mops, large wringers and other necessary equipment, tools, chemicals, and supplies.


General Clean-up:

  • Perform general clean-up of all areas of the building as directed.
  • Ensure rooms are maintained and fully equipped cleaning and sanitizing offices, meeting rooms, bathrooms, kitchenette, and public areas.
  • Dust furniture, walls, machines, and equipment.
  • Gather and empty trash and recycling. It includes transporting trash from collection points.
  • Sweep, mop, scrub, and/or vacuum floors.
  • "Spot" cleaning carpets. Steam-clean or shampoo carpets as needed.
  • Maintain and upkeep of all cleaning equipment, supplies, and products.
  • Reports repairs and replacements needed when encountered on job.
  • Complete non-routine cleaning according to specified job orders, and small facility tasks (i.e. replace light bulbs).
  • Mix and dispose of all cleaning solutions appropriately.
  • Follow all health and safety regulations.
  • Ensuring safe and sanitary storage and care of products.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Clean toilets, urinals, hand basins, sinks, baths, and wipe surfaces.
  • Replenish consumables such as soap, paper towels, toilet paper, etc.
  • Empty trash and sanitary bins.
  • Dust the fan/vent.
  • Clean all piping.
  • Mop and scrub floors.
  • Clean grout as needed.

Critical Success Factors:

  • Ability to work well under minimal supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Capacity to take direction.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as a team.
  • Ability to stand for long lengths, walk, bend, reach, stretch, push, pull and lift repetitively during working hours.
  • Physically capable of lifting and moving objects up to 20 pounds as necessary.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years proven working experience as a cleaner.

  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies, proper storage and disposal methods, and techniques for cleaning.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Able to follow verbal directions and schedule.

  • Ability to work well alone, or team.

  • Reliable and punctual with a dedicated professionalism to job and duties.

  • Able to adapt to changing schedules or routines.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Pays attention to detail when cleaning.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here.

Keywords: Danaher, Albany , Facilities Associate, Other , East Greenbush, New York

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