Custodian Full-time

at Gladieux Metals Recycling, LLC in Freeport, TX (Published at October-27-2020)

About the Company:  Gladieux Metals Recycling, one of the leaders of spent petroleum catalyst recycling, has been in business since 1946. The plant recovers molybdenum, vanadium, nickel, cobalt and various alumina products to be sold in chemical and metallurgical applications. This reclaiming process converts a hazardous waste into raw materials thereby reducing the need for mining, and conserving natural resources. GMR provides end to end tracking, providing a best-in-class Cradle-to-Grave solution for its customers, streamlining the reclamation process.


Position Summary:  

The Custodian position is responsible for cleaning buildings, removing debris, and keeping areas neat and tidy.


 Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Perform all jobs in accordance with established safety practices and sanitation standards.
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly cleaning tasks as assigned. Including but not limited to cleaning and maintaining designated spaces both inside and outside of the facility which includes the lunch rooms, changing areas, lobby, restrooms, offices, conference rooms, control rooms, and parking lots.
  • Dust, vacuum, sweep, mop, polish, shampoo carpets, empty trash, wash windows, and wax floors as scheduled.
  • Report maintenance issues as soon as they come to your attention and help create a maintenance schedule for office equipment, fixtures and HVAC units.
  • Maintain and stock supply rooms and bathrooms as needed.
  • Check for potential safety issues in all public areas on a daily basis and bring them to the attention of the safety manager.
  • Make sure all doors, windows, entrances and exits are securely closed and locked when you’re the last person to leave the building.
  • Perform all other assigned tasks.



  • Prior working experience as a Custodian is preferred.
  • On-the-job training is required.
  • High school diploma or its equivalent preferred.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.


Working Conditions:

  • Work will be performed in a plant facility, outdoors in all weather conditions to include extreme heat, cold, wind and precipitation.
  • Regularly exposed to dust, noise, odors, chemicals and fumes. Appropriate PPE will be provided and employees are required to wear designated PPE at all times.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to push, pull and lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks.
  • Must be able to stand, sit, walk, reach, bend, squat, kneel, and climb stairs/ladders for an entire shift.
  • Must be able to pass employment physical including a drug and alcohol test.
  • Must wear safety gear and required PPE.

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