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Building and Groundskeeper

USA - Biscuit - North Sioux City
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Job Description

Under limited supervision, performs a variety of semi-skilled work in the upkeep of Weston Foods’ property and perform other related duties as assigned.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

General building support duties to include, but not limited to:
  • Troubleshoot and potentially resolve minor facilities issues involving utilities such as a tripped breakers, etc.
  • Perform preventive building support duties, including caulking, interior and exterior painting, assembling and moving furniture, hang pictures and bulletin boards, etc.
  • Perform routine plumbing repairs such as unplugging toilets, sinks and urinals, addressing water leaks, to include but not limited to, patching or replacing and responding to emergency repair situations
  • Coordinate work of outside contractors in area of responsibility as needed, in conjunction  with other forepersons and department manager
  • Perform routine electrical repairs such as changing light bulbs or fluorescent lamps, etc.
  • Coordinate HVAC coil cleaning; coordinate hanging plastic as required

General grounds keeping duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Monitor snow and ice removal from building walkways and adding snow melt as required
  • Snow removal parking lot control
  • Control litter in parking lot and on grounds
  • Lawn sprinkler system maintenance such as replacing the sprinkler heads

Assist with ordering supplies, equipment, and materials necessary to complete projects and meet with supply vendors in areas of responsibility, jointly with other forepersons and department managers

Wastewater building cleaning, including tank level, waste water meter readings

Daily utilities

Occasional man lift and forklift operation

Assist with minor capital projects

Perform inspection of outlying areas and note required repairs and address as appropriate

Work involves moderate to heavy work in all types of conditions. There is a frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, lift up to 50 pounds and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday.

Skills & Requirements


  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Mechanical or construction aptitude.  
  • Knowledge of a variety of building maintenance procedures and techniques.
  • Basic knowledge of bakery layout and infrastructure.
  • Skills in following safety practices and recognizing safety hazards.
  • Skill in using hand and power tools.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Interbake Team Members from various departments, management staff and various vendors and suppliers.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. This position is a scheduled 8 hour shift, 5 days a week. Must be able to work overtime and/or a 6th day as required.
  • Preferred candidates will have at least one (1) year previous building maintenance/groundskeeping experience or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Computer/data entry experience necessary.
  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Must be able to work safely in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.   


Hourly Rate

Start pay range is $ 19.88 /hour.

Additional Notes

  • Criminal background check required.
  • Post-offer drug screen and physical capacity profile required.


Weston Foods participates in the E-Verify program.

M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer