Washing Machine Operator - Linen Processing

  • MaineHealth
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021

Job Description


  • Position Summary
    • This position is accountable for the timely and efficient operation of the automated wash system to include a continuous batch washer, automated drying systems to ensure clean and sanitary linen.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Ability to follow simple written and verbal instructions and perform simple arithmetic calculations in order to assemble properly sized loads and maintain routine records.
    • Ability to operate automated equipment such as the computerized CBW and the central chemical supply system. 
    • Approximately 90-120 days of on-the-job experience necessary to acquire and effectively utilize knowledge of appropriate linen categories, washing supplies, equipment and various textiles and their specific processing requirements
    • Ability to walk and stand for up to one hundred percent of work time and to push carts weighing several hundred pounds up an incline.
    • Requires the ability to multitask. 
    • The Washroom Technician program through Association of Linen Management will be distributed with the expectation to complete the program within 6 months of hire.