History of ABM Janitorial Services

ABM Industries Incorporated is one of the nation’s leading suppliers of janitorial and other services to the owners of commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings. Started by one man with a mop and a bucket, the company now offers a broad array of functions including cleaning, elevator maintenance,  air conditioning, heating, engineering, and energy conservation services,  lighting and electrical sign maintenance, building security,  parking garage management and janitorial supplies. Much of ABM’s operations take place on the West Coast, where the company first began. However, the company established a strong nationwide existence in its industry by acquiring companies in other geographical areas and in other industries throughout the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.

Job Description / Average Wage

Day Porter: Responsible for general oversight, cleaning and stocking supplies in all public areas inside and outside of assigned building, including restroom as needed. Respond to business management needs in a timely and efficient manner. May need to clean any secured areas which cannot be cleaned at night. The average wage is around $8 to $9 an hour.

Accounting Supervisor: Candidate applies principles of accounting to explore financial information and set up financial reports through performing the following duties:

  • Compile and explore financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
  • Perform numerical analyses to determine trends, approximates and significant changes and writes narrative reports explaining findings.

The position’s average salary is $42,000 to $46,000 a year.

Lead: Oversees ABM operations at a precise site and work intimately with the customer as a liaison between the building owner or building management company and ABM operations. Work with any customer issues as well as employee relations issues. Your average wage will be around $8.50 an hour.

Project Manager: The Project Manager oversees the operational and contractual duties of the assigned account, crew and sub-contractor management, material ordering, job scheduling and documentation for compliance. This position also guarantees worth standards are met and endorses positive customer relations. Also ensures 100% compliance with all company guidelines, policies and procedures maintains budgets, quality standards and positive customer relations with key focus on retention of account. The annual salary for a Project Manager is $56,358.

Janitor: Responsible for general supervision, cleaning and stocking supplies in all public areas inside and outside of assigned building, including restroom as needed. Respond to business management needs in a appropriate and effective manner. May need to clean any secured areas which cannot be cleaned at night. May include cafeteria cleaning. The average wage starts at $9.00 an hour.

Maintenance Manager: The Maintenance Manager is responsible for a broad range of tasks.  This person is charged with effectual daily leadership and administration of the engineering team with the objectives of unharmed and successfully operating machinery and systems and quickly and professionally responding to the needs of the tenants and the General Manager.  The Maintenance Manager is responsible for protecting and improving the value of the owner’s asset and ensuring that building machinery and systems meet or exceed their rated life. Additionally, the Maintenance Manager is expected to have an intimate knowledge of codes, laws and regulations pertaining to the operation of the facility. The annual average salary for a Maintainance Manager is around $53,000 to $79,000.

How to apply

If you’re looking for cleaning jobs or other types of service related positions with a company that cares about your achievement, apply to ABM today by visiting the link below. They provide training so that you learn new job skills and take pride in the quality service you’re giving to customers.

http://www.abm.com/Careers/Pages/cleaning-jobs.aspx