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, the GCU Facilities team aims to support and ensure the accomplishment of the university’s mission. By working creatively and collaboratively, the Facilities team fulfills the needs of the university by successfully managing resources while delivering excellent customer service.

Grand Canyon University is currently seeking a fulltime Electrician. The Electrician is responsible for the installation and repair of electrical systems and components in existing GCU owned buildings.

What you will do:

  • Plans layout, installs, and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels, fastening in place with screws or bolts, using hand tools and power tools.

  • Install, maintain, modify, and repair all electrical distribution systems and associated electrical equipment.

  • Remain in compliance with current National Electric Code

  • Inspect and test components of electrical systems, including transformers, transfer switches and switches gears.

  • Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices.

  • Able to identify issues and take corrective measures to fix problems with electrical components.

  • Obtains price quotations on materials needed; submits purchasing orders for approval.

  • Effectively handles electrical installation/repair work orders and completes on schedule.

  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.

  • Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Utilizes work order system to record detailed handling of scheduled assignment including hours needed to complete assignment.

  • Part of a rotating list of on-call personnel.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What you need:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience as an electrician, minimum experience in working with commercial electrical systems at least 2 years.

  • Hold licensure/certification as a journeyman electrician preferred.

  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

  • Must be available to work on call shifts as assigned.

  • Must successfully pass a background check.

  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the role which require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and carrying of electrical components and other materials required for repair or installation.

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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