An industrial cleaner is a person whose janitorial duties consist of cleaning and maintaining a factory or other industrial facility. This labor-intensive job usually requires on-the-job and safety training upon hiring. Commonly, janitorial work includes floor care, cleaning and restocking restrooms, removing trash, washing windows, and some maintenance or repair work on facilities or grounds.
Sweep and mop floors.
Clean buildings by emptying trash, sweeping, and cleaning surfaces.
Clean and disinfect laboratory equipment.
Sterilize patients' rooms.
Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.
Mix various cleaning agents.
Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
Dust furniture and scrub surfaces clean.
Apply wax to coat floors and buff.
Clean and service restrooms with mops and disinfectants.
Move heavy equipment and furniture.
Identify and report possible repairs.
Shovel snow from sidewalks and sprinkle salt on surface.
Spray insecticides and fumigants to prevent insect and rodent infestation.