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Cleaning Technician

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Northern Strands

Job No: NSC122
Location: Saskatoon
Job Type: Full-time
Closing Date:
Thursday, March 14 2024

The Cleaning Technician plays a crucial role in maintaining a clean and sanitary environment at the Northern Strands Group of Companies (NSGC) buildings to ensure a safe, organized, and welcoming workspace for employees and visitors. The Cleaning Technician performs duties requiring high attention to detail, ability to follow detailed instructions, initiative, and independence.

To command a strong reputation for quality and excellence, NSGC believes that knowledgeable people are crucial assets. We hire and develop the best people who are dedicated, ethical, and committed to continuous improvement.


  • Vacuum all walk-off mats and carpets
  • Spot clean walls
  • Clean glass doors of smudges, dirt, and debris
  • Sweep and mop hard surface floors and staircases
  • Vacuum/wipe down couches, chairs, and side tables
  • Sweep and damp mop main staircase
  • Clean handrail and dust all surfaces of main staircase
  • Dust showroom shelving and displays
  • Empty garbage from all workstations, offices, and meeting rooms
  • Empty recycle bins from collection areas
  • Clean deck – shovel snow off in winter; wash down in summer; wipe all furniture as needed


  • Wipe down and sanitize counters, tables, and sinks
  • Clean microwaves – interiors and exteriors
  • Spot clean fridges – interiors and exteriors
  • Wipe down handles on appliances, cupboards, and drawers
  • Wipe down seating areas and water bottle fill station
  • Clean coffee pots as per defined procedure
  • Empty all garbage
  • Load/unload dishwasher as required

Washrooms & Locker Rooms       

  • Sweep and spot mop as required
  • Refill all dispensers (soap, paper towel, toilet paper, urinal pucks, etc.)
  • Empty garbage and wrapper boxes
  • Clean and sanitize all fixtures including mirrors, light switches, dispensers, taps, toilets
  • Wipe walls as needed


  • Clean shop bathrooms including all fixtures
  • Wipe down water bottle fill stations
  • Sweep and mop the Shipping/Receiving office and wipe down countertop
  • Clean all shop sinks as required

Other Duties

  • Occasional deep cleaning or emergency cleaning situations
  • Report maintenance or repair issues to the Building Manager
  • Follow safety guidelines and use cleaning chemicals appropriately
  • Use personal protective equipment (PPE) as required


  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a commercial cleaning setting
  • Physical endurance to perform duties such as bending, lifting up to 50 lbs, wearing a backpack vacuum, long periods of repetitive tasks, etc.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both written and verbally
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong time-management skills and ability to complete tasks efficiently within designated work hours
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple responsibilities
  • Possess a positive and professional attitude, set a high standard, and convey professionalism at all times
  • Valid Driver’s license


  • Competitive wage based on experience
  • Employee Group benefits including health, dental, short-term, long-term and life insurance
  • Matching Company RSP contributions
  • Support in your career development aspirations


Our diverse Group of Companies consists of Northern Strands, Fortis Mining Engineering & Manufacturing, and Certified Sales & Rentals comprising 14 divisions ranging from rigging/lifting products, fall protection, suspended access, agri-business field services and safety training to mining site services, fabrication, rentals, repairs, testing and recertification. This diversity provides for an exciting environment with the opportunity to work with our employees and managers in every division.

Northern Strands Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants, however only those selected to continue the recruitment process will be contacted!