Laundry Equipment Operator
University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa

Posted in Call Centre and Customer Service
12 days ago

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Job Info

Under direct supervision, the Laundry Equipment Operator operates industrial sized laundry equipment and linen transportation system, in addition to performing manual tasks related to the sorting, washing and drying of materials, using established laundry procedures within productivity guidelines.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for operating computer programs used to run laundry equipment.

Requires rebooting of system when errors occur or operating system manually until system is enabled by maintenance.

Monitor industrial sized laundry equipment cycles for proper formulas and cycle time.

Employ emergency shut off procedures for laundry equipment to prevent

Schedule batch loading and unloading cycles by tracking various product types and coordinating washer/dryer loading and unloading schedules for proper operation and maximization of production.

Operate the rail linen transportation system to arrange for efficient and proper loading of linen into machines and bag system.

Manually load soiled linen into washers, unload clean,wet linen; unload clean, dry linen.

Sort soiled linen by product and customer. Unload soiled linen from laundry trucks by bag, accurately weigh and record weight, and load into carts for sorting.

Pick up work area, clean equipment, and sweep, dust, wash work area.

About Laundry Services:

The University of Iowa Laundry Service provides a wide range of laundry and linen support services for Campus. A large portion of the work accomplished at the Laundry Service is in support of the Healthcare and Health Sciences Colleges and Departments. The Laundry Service has been a service department at The University of Iowa since 1890. What began with washboards, wooden wash and rinse tubs, and clotheslines has become one of the most technologically advanced institutional laundries in the nation.

Schedule 1 st Shift, Monday through Friday, 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Department UILaundry Services
Location Oakdale Campus, Coralville
Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Ability to read, write, understand and follow instructions.
  • Any combination of experience, undergraduate education, and/or post high school training using computers or computer-operated equipment that is the equivalent to six months of full-time employment.

Desirable Qualifications
  • Prefer previously commercialized laundry experience.
  • Prefer previous experience operating large laundry equipment.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment.
Application Details:
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Laundry Equipment Operator
  • Appointment Type: Merit
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Pay Level: 04
  • Starting Salary Minimum: $29,607.84
Contact Information
  • Organization: Finance & Operations (General)
  • Contact Name: Ben Rickels
  • Contact Email:

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