Job Description

Grand Canyon University's Facilities department is currently seeking a Plumbing Crew Supervisor.

Under general supervision, the Plumbing Crew Supervisor performs master journey-level work in the installation, maintenance, inspection, modification, remodel and repair of mechanical plumbing equipment and fixtures for water, gas, oil, steam, sewage, fire sprinkler/prevention, and refrigeration-related plumbing systems.


  • Assigns duties to staff and inspects work activities.

  • Reviews and approves timesheets within time keeping system.

  • Makes personnel recommendations, such as hires, disciplinary actions, performance data, and terminations.

  • Trains employees in specific methods and procedures to accomplish tasks and the proper operation of all equipment needed to perform tasks.

  • Allocates daily tools, supplies and/or equipment to ensure quality and timely of daily tasks/services.

  • May assist with inventorying of supplies and equipment.

  • Ensures all equipment utilized is in good working condition; makes recommendations for equipment repair and maintenance.

  • Performs daily operational tasks of crew members when needed.

  • Ensures all crew members follow OSHA guidelines for performing daily work; ensures all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is utilized daily by all crew members.

  • Provides recommendations to management regarding operational improvements either in service delivery, substitutes for equipment or supplies which would improve both operational efficiency and operational expenses.

  • Provides recommendations to management to facilitate the use of environmental best practices in the maintenance and upkeep of GCU facilities, e.g., "green" solutions, reduction in water usage, etc.

  • May be hands on with a variety of power tools in repairing, refurbishing, cleaning, installing work station cubicals, or repairing any structural element (walls, floors, windows) as needed.

  • Must be able to read and interpret blue prints or schematics to ensure assembly or repair is accurate.

  • Must be able to learn all general maintenance components, painting, plumbing, HVAC to troubleshoot and review quality of service.

  • Must be considered as capable of performing master level journeyman level work for the skilled trade group, e.g., plumbing, HVAC, electrical services, etc.


  • High school education, or GED required.

  • Depending on the functional area of facilities, certification in specific industry standards may apply.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ related work experience with at least one year in lead role.

  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work cohesively with team members and facilities management.

  • Good verbal communication skills; ability to be clear and concise in providing information in relation to operation of any required equipment, safety regulations and best safety practices, priority deadlines, utilization of harsh/abrasive chemicals, work assignments/schedules; ensure information communicated is understood by all team members.

  • Knowledge of safety and security precautions and occupational hazards with a willingness to follow safety guidelines and/or precautions.

  • Ability to interact with all GCU personnel with friendly, positive attitude and ensure delivery of service meets expectations both individually and according to GCU standards; serve as model of behavior for all team members.

  • Ability to develop a supportive team environment by coaching, mentoring and guiding team members.

  • Ability to cope effectively with changing priorities and urgent deadlines as dictated by management; ability to manage multiple activities in a professional manner.

  • Ability to resolve problems by identifying issues, and developing sound resolutions within decision making authority. 

  • Willingness to work weekends, evenings, holidays as necessary.

  • 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.

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Posted 15 Days Ago

Full time


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