OFO No: 812301
Other names for Window Cleaner:
Youtube clip of a Skyscraper Winder Cleaner
What is a Skyscraper Window Cleaner?
A Skyscraper Window Cleaner is a ‘Superman’ kind of job!
They are responsible for cleaning the outside windows of extremely high buildings.
It’s an extremely dangerous and challenging. It’s a thrill-a-moment, death defying job, that could potentially, be rewarding financially.
A Skyscraper Window Cleaner may hang from specialised ropes or stand on aerial platforms which are raised or lowered to the floors where the cleaners need to be or use scaffold towers which are place against the building.
What does a Skyscraper Window Cleaner do?
- is aware of safety at all times
- wears safety gear and safety harnesses
- cleans the windows
- removes stubborn marks with specialised cleansing fluids
- is observant of weather patterns which could be potentially dangerous
- communicates with ground staff
Are you … ?
- a person who suffers from vertigo? (fear of heights) this would not be a good job for you!
- a good communicator?
- able to deal with stress and pressure?
- safety conscious?
How do I become a Skyscraper Window Cleaner?
Some Skyscraper Window Cleaning companies train their own staff.
Here are a few places that offer training:
- ENVIROSAFE CLEANING CONCEPTS
- CLEANING AFRICA SERVICES
- EMC TRAINING & CONSULTING
Any form of Rope Access Training would be extremely advantageous:
- ROPE WORKZ
- ASC WORK & HEIGHT
Is becoming a Skyscraper Window Cleaner the right career choice for me?