UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

WASHROOM EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 2

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8514 (WFSE Campuswide)

BASIC FUNCTION

Lead or perform all phases of laundry washroom operations.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, lead subordinate workers; perform all institutional laundry washing tasks.

TYPICAL WORK

Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of employees;

Direct the receipt, marking and sorting of soiled laundry;

Direct and perform loading, unloading and operation of large institutional washers, extractors, tumblers and other washroom equipment;

Determine and prepare proper washing formulas and chemicals needed to process individual washer loads;

Apply special stain removal and spotting procedures when necessary;

Maintain sanitary washroom environment and equipment; report any mechanical problems to the Washroom Supervisor;

Report potential or current washroom equipment malfunctions to the Laundry Production Supervisor;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

One year of experience in a commercial laundry or six months of experience in a large institutional or large commercial laundry as a washroom operator. Completion of a training course in washroom equipment operations may substitute for two months of washroom operator experience.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Class: 5-21-81
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05