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Aerotek General Laborer in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description:

IES is seeking General Laborers to work on the Facebook Data Center in Altoona, IA. The General Laborer will be required to work off blueprints, utilize hand and power tools to assemble and mount trays, server racks/closets, and also pulling fiberoptic cable from point A to point B.

  • Build closets (mount and install backboards, cross connects, racks, patch panels, fiber optic and hardware). Install grounding for racks, equipment and cable as required.

  • Perform fire-stopping procedures on fire walls, install sleeves, and pull cable through sleeves and core penetration.

  • Terminate low-voltage devices.

  • Will be trained

Shift: Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm

Location: 100 Share Way NW Altoona, IA 50009

Pay rate starting at $18/Hour


Construction, General labor, Production, Concrete, Hand tool, Carpentry, Mechanical aptitude, General construction, Construction trades, Fiber optic cable, Cable Installation, Landscaping, Utility construction

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work in an outdoor or indoor construction work environment.

  • Must be self-motivated, positive in approach, professional and help create, develop and implement project process improvement(s).

  • Must promote the Company culture and mission to all employees, vendors, clients and business partners.

  • Must possess proven problem solving and critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively read, write and give oral presentation(s).

  • Must have proven skill level or the ability to learn to interpret blueprints and other project documents, including but not limited to, specifications, reporting and quality requirements.

  • Must be able to work at heights, work of a ladder and in confined spaces, lift up to 50 pounds and move up to 75 pounds.

  • Must be able to see and distinguish different colors, read small print and hear and recognize audible signals such as dial tones.

  • Must be able to travel within the branch territory and/or regional territory as needed.

  • Regular attendance is mandatory.

  • Steel Toe shoes required

Experience Level:

Entry Level

Drug Test Required



About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.