Job Description

Grand Canyon University's Environmental Health and Safety department is currently seeking a Fire Sprinkler Fitter. The Fire Sprinkler Fitter is responsible to complete the service, repair, testing, inspection and installation of automatic fire sprinkler systems in all types of structures.  The piping within these types of systems is required to be installed and maintained in accordance with strict guidelines in order to maintain compliance with building and fire codes.


  • Perform maintenance, repairs, tests and inspections on wet, pre-action fire sprinkler systems, fire pumps, hydrants, special hazard and related systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair wet, pre-action fire sprinkler systems, fire pumps, hydrants, special hazard and related systems.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and designs.
  • Assist Fire Alarm Technician with Fire Alarm inspections and repairs. 
  • Select proper pipe, fittings, valves and related materials for layout, installation and repair.
  • Perform cutting, fitting, and pipe connection using a variety of hand and power tools and material consumption does not exceed estimates or inventory distributed for work order.
  • Complete required daily paperwork, including work orders, inspection reports and safety documents.
  • Assist with fire sprinkler impairment permitting process.
  • Ensures all work complies with building and safety codes and environmental protection requirements.
  • Maintains a clean work site that could include sweeping, picking up loose materials, cleaning and organizing the work area and equipment.
  • Ensures all repair or installation work adheres to specifications required by manufacturer of system.
  • Adhere to safety policies and procedures.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience working as a pipe fitter. 
  • NICET Level II or CSA Certified preferred.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to have flexible hours.
  • Proficient knowledge of general piping installation and ability to fabricate offsets and basic takeoffs.
  • Able to operate power machines such as core drill, groove, pipe cutter and pipe threader.
  • Must have sufficient knowledge of relevant building codes, legislation, regulations, policies and procedures installation and maintenance.
  • Must have working knowledge of NFPA 25 and NFPA 13.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and designs.
  • Must demonstrate a strong knowledge in the correct usage of tools, power tools, and equipment as related to fire sprinkler systems.
  • Must have the physical skills and endurance to move about campus and the buildings in order to fulfill daily tasks.
  • Must be familiar with, and follow, safety requirements and precautions.
  • Detail oriented with good troubleshooting skills.
  • Must be able to present professional demeanor in all interactions.
  • Willing to respond to emergency requests outside of normal work hours.
  • Willingness to work weekends, holidays, or extended hours as needed.
  • Must be willing to operate work ticketing system and update to be able to inform status of work.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to have flexible hours.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.


GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

Only candidates who submit a resume and complete the full application will be considered - anyone without a resume will be declined automatically. For assistance with your job application please use our External Candidate Job Application Guide.

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Posted 30+ Days Ago

Full time


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