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Cedar Falls Utilities Seasonal Laborer - Communications in Cedar Falls, Iowa


This is a Seasonal full-time summer position working from mid May through mid August.

Helps Communications Technicians with installation and construction of communication equipment. Performs duties such as furnishing tools, materials, and supplies to other workers; cleaning work area, machines, and tools.

CFU's hourly rate will be $15-$20 per hour. Applications will be accepted through April 30, 2023.


  • Assists Technicians with construction work by pulling cable, making runs and performing manual labor tasks.

  • Performs maintenance work on pedestals, including digging, leveling and planting grass seed.

  • Assists Installers with complex installs, cleaning up work area and performing manual labor tasks.

  • Other cleaning and maintenance duties as assigned.



  • No education / prior work experience required.


  • Must have and maintain a valid Iowa Driver's License and meet CFU insurability requirements.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Mechanical knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  • Operation Monitoring Skills — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine or equipment is working properly.

  • Active Listening Skills — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Critical Thinking Skills — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Ability to work in extreme hot or cold environments, as work performed is outdoors.

  • Ability to follow instructions, both verbal and written and adhere to safety standards.

    Physical Tasks and Environmental Conditions:

  • Work involves frequently carrying/lifting objects 40 lbs or less and occasionally items that are 50 lbs. This job requires frequent standing, walking, climbing and working next to moving traffic on roadways. Occasional squatting, crouching, kneeling, bending, pushing and pulling. Close proximity to moving machinery and equipment. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Job LocationsUS-IA-Cedar Falls

Posted Date1 day ago(3/28/2023 9:01 AM)

Job ID 2022-1304

of Openings 2

Category Other