Job Description

Grand Canyon University!  One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning. Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. 

GCU Facilities manages and services all university-owned property. By the development and maintenance of the GCU campus and surrounding areas, GCU aims to support and ensure the accomplishment of the university’s mission. By working creatively and collaboratively, we fulfill the needs of the university by successfully managing our resources while delivering excellent customer service.

The Facilities Housing Department is seeking a full time Housing Maintenance Crew Member. The Maintenance Crew Member assists in processing and responding to maintenance requests for assigned building in a timely manner, escalates requests as necessary to the appropriate maintenance specialization such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC, etc. This role will be located on ground at our 33rd and Camelback main campus.

Schedule: 12pm-9pm, Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday.

Pay: $16

What you will do:

  • Provides a high level of customer service to students and/or faculty and staff.

  • Ensures assigned areas are kept neat, clean and orderly including lounges, elevators, stairwells, lavatories, laundry areas, common areas and waste disposal areas.

  • Repairs or replaces plumbing fixtures, light fixtures and switches, ballasts, doors and related hardware, windows and screens, window coverings, trim, floor coverings including tile, hardwood, laminate or carpeting, furnishings and other fixtures as necessary.

  • Patches, paints and/or finishes various types of hard surfaces.

  • Conducts facilities and mechanical room inspections on a periodic and routine basis of assigned areas and resolves issues as necessary.

  • Changes air conditioning filters as a part of regular, routine maintenance.

  • Assesses any damages to building, furnishings and/or rooms and identifies type of repair work needed.

  • Responds to emergency needs and requests within designated time frames.

  • Assists building occupants with other non-routine requests, which may include requests outside of normal maintenance work, whenever possible or as needed on occasion.

  • Maintains logs, including records of air conditioning filter changes, as requested.

  • Observes safety and security procedures and determines the appropriate action beyond guidelines and reports unsafe conditions to appropriate staff.

What you will need:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in general maintenance, building maintenance, renovation or construction.

  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record.

  • Some trade school/training is preferred.

  • University housing general maintenance work experience is preferred.

  • Must demonstrate a strong knowledge in the correct usage of tools, power tools, and equipment as related to general maintenance work.

  • Knowledge of carpentry, electrical, HVAC, painting/plastering, drywall repair, plumbing and general maintenance.

  • Ability to perform minor electrical and plumbing work.

  • Must have the physical skills and endurance to move about campus and the buildings in order to fulfill daily maintenance tasks and activities.

  • Self-motivated and shows initiative to start and complete tasks.

  • Must be familiar with, and follow, safety requirements and precautions.

  • Detail oriented with good troubleshooting skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills, the ability to interact positively with diverse populations and maintain a professional demeanor.

  • Good communications skills with a good command of the English language

  • Willing to respond to emergency requests outside of normal work hours.

  • Willingness to work weekends, holidays, or extended hours as needed.

  • Ability to pass background investigations.

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan.

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events.

  • Free covered parking

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

  • Free on-site gyms at all our office locations.

Application Instructions

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