Job Description

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.

Do you have a passion for performing routine maintenance? Grand Canyon University's Facilities Department is seeking a General Maintenance Crew Member. This person will perform preventive, routine and small-effort general maintenance in the designated facilities. The position is typically assigned to provide services to a specific building but may provide assistance to university housing buildings as well. This role will be located on our Main Campus at 33rd Ave and Camelback.

What you will do:

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Repairs parking lot and sidewalks with asphalt, cold patching materials and concrete.

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

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

What you will need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Some trade school/training is preferred.

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

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

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

  • Willing to respond to 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.

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 on campus


Application Instructions

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