18 Employees Graduate from CNUC Leadership Academy

Congratulations to the newest CNUC Leadership Academy graduates! From June 19 through 22, employees gathered in West Des Moines, Iowa, for our 5th annual Leadership Academy. The academy is a week-long program consisting of training, brainstorming and team building. The week ended with a little fun as the employees took part in Tree Climbing 101 led by Regional Supervisor […]


CNUC Conducts Hazardous Tree Surveys in California

Record Searchlight, part of the USA Today Network, published an article on the work CNUC and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) crews were doing in parts of Shasta, Tehama and Trinity counties in California.  With the assistance of CNUC, crews are patrolling the rural counties by helicopter to conduct hazardous tree surveys. Dead trees that […]

Training + Development

Training and Development Initiatives: Communication is Key

By Amanda Smith, Project Training Coordinator In 2016, CNUC experienced its largest growth in company history. This was a year filled with new contracts and expansion of existing business. One may ask, how does a growing company maintain the expertise of its valued employees, while disseminating knowledge to develop new experts in the field? For CNUC, […]


Training Tools Spotlight: Is Safety a Core Value?

By Derek Vannice, President and COO Over the past couple of years, CNUC has put an added focus on safety. As a management team, we truly believe it is a core value of our company and a part of our culture. We have instituted several safety initiatives to keep safety in front of our employees. […]


Transmission from the Top: Four Key Strategies for Success

By Phil Bice, Technical Applications Supervisor Success will not fall into your lap; you need to pursue it. Since starting with CNUC, I have identified that one of the best career plans is to take advantage of the opportunities that are available to you. These opportunities take many forms, but all contribute to your personal […]


CUF Tim McCunn Receives Chairman’s Life Saving Award

On March 21, CUF Tim McCunn was on his way to work, driving behind a van that was swerving, and continuously accelerating and braking. In the distance, Tim noticed a school bus that had come to a complete stop with its lights flashing. The van did not seem like it was preparing to slow down, […]