Seasonal Facilities Laborer

Full Time, Seasonal
Houghton, MI
Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO)
Admin & Office, Customer Service, Energy & Mining, Installation, Maintenance & Repair, Manufacturing & Warehouse

Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO)

UPPCO seeks a highly motivated individual to join their team in Houghton, Michigan as a Seasonal Facilities Laborer. In this position, the successful candidate will assist various departments in the corporate and district offices, power plants, service center, warehouse, and surrounding locations.

COMPENSATION. $18.00 per hour.

SCHEDULE. Seasonal position that begins on or about May 1, 2024 or sooner, generally works Monday-Friday from 7:30am-3:30pm, and runs for a period of 90-180 days.


  • Load, unload, and store material.
  • Move material via forklift or other material handling equipment.
  • Send shipments and parcels.
  • Perform painting, cleaning, and housekeeping duties.
  • Perform snow removal, yard work, and basic landscaping.
  • Assist with janitorial tasks such as minor repairs, changing light bulbs, etc.
  • Provide customer service (answer calls, set appointments, etc.).
  • Enter data and operate computers.
  • File documents and perform miscellaneous clerical duties; make and distribute copies.


  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Physical ability to perform continuous light active work and heavy work when necessary, and may require lifting up to 75 lbs., standing and/or walking for long periods of time, and working while wearing protective equipment.
  • Ability to be trained to operate various types of mechanical equipment such as forklift and lawn trimming equipment.
  • Excellent time management, organization, and communication
  • A positive, motivated attitude that takes direction and works well with others.
  • Willing and able to work inside and outside with exposure to various weather conditions (humid, damp, rainy, snowy, hot, cold, windy, ), and hazards associated with electric/gas facilities, power plants, and operating machinery.
  • Must reside within 30 minutes of assigned location under normal driving conditions.

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