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


As a member of the Communications Operations Team at Cedar Falls Utilities, this individual will help the Communications Technicians with installation and construction of communication equipment. Additionally, this individual will perform duties such as furnishing tools, materials, and supplies to other workers; cleaning work area, machines, and tools; and holding materials or tools for other workers.

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

Interested applicants should submit completed applications by Sunday, April 14 at 11:59PM.

Once your application has been completed, you will receive an email acknowledging the submission has been successfully completed. After the posting comes down, the hiring team will review all applications, and you will be notified either way if you are selected for further steps in the hiring process. Please ensure all contact information is kept up to date.


  • 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; follow instructions, both verbal and written and adhere to safety standards; work 7:30am - 4:00pm during summer months.

    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.

    Pre-employment drug screen and physical is required.

Job LocationsUS-IA-Cedar Falls

Posted Date3 months ago(1/11/2024 8:26 AM)

Job ID 2024-1366

of Openings 2

Category Other