Job Description

GCU is looking for a Facilities Maintenance Mechanic:

Primary Responsibilities /Accountabilities/ Essential Functions:

  • Provide a high level of customer service to students and/or faculty and staff.
  • Perform a variety of routine skilled maintenance including, but not limited to carpentry, painting, plumbing, mechanical and electrical trades work. Ensure that facilities are available for use and consistently maintained in a safe and clean condition.
  • Repair plumbing systems, to include replacing or installing plumbing fixtures, isolating, and assisting in the repair of emergency water, sewer, or gas leaks, and clearing stoppages.
  • Repair, replace and/or isolate faulty electrical low-voltage switches, fuses, light fixtures, ballasts, bulbs, and wall outlets. Troubleshoot electrically powered equipment/appliances such as ceiling & exhaust fans
  • Operate woodworking equipment to include power saws, table saws, grinders, sanders etc.
  • Paint interior/exterior walls/structures as required.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on building systems, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and control systems and related components; tests system competency and component devices and evaluates performance. 
  • Provide general HVAC maintenance to air handling units, such as replacing belts and filters. Troubleshoot, repair and/or isolate faulty HVAC equipment for repairs beyond scope of technician. 
  • Assist with structural pest control measures.
  • Assist with maintenance of university swimming pools and related pool equipment.
  • Respond to alarms, fire, elevator entrapment, sprinkler heads etc.
  • Perform electronic recordkeeping related to preventative maintenance and repair. Track and close assigned work orders; may monitor work orders assigned to others and assist them in managing work orders.
  • Respond to facilities related emergency after hour work orders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience/ Education

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers, smart phones, and related software applications.
  • Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing, with varied groups and to work effectively with university students, faculty, and staff, as well as with professionals, governmental entities, community groups, and the general public.
  • Act collaboratively to solve problems and resolve spontaneous and unique situations with professionalism and service orientation.
  • Must pass pre-employment background investigation.

*This position is a 4/10 work schedule and the hours are from 8PM-6AM.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Trade school/training preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in general maintenance, building maintenance, renovation, or construction
  • Ability to work from various sizes and types of ladders.
  • Experience and ability to operate various types of aerial work platforms.
  • Knowledge of carpentry, electrical, HVAC, painting/plastering, drywall repair, plumbing, pool maintenance and appliance repair
  • Willing to respond emergency requests outside of normal work hours
  • Willingness to work weekends, holidays or extended hours as needed
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.


Application Instructions

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