Great Plains Communications employs 200 people across Nebraska. We aim to hire candidates who are not only qualified, but who also have the drive to succeed within our organizational culture. In keeping with our mission of customer satisfaction, all jobs carry an overriding responsibility of extraordinary customer service in terms of quality, timeliness and assistance. A commitment to excellent service is expected of all employees as they perform their tasks.

Upon successful submission of your resume, you will receive a confirmation indicating your resume has been successfully submitted. A member of our staff will contact you if additional information is needed or an interview is appropriate. The duration of our selection process can vary based on the position.

All employment offers made are contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks, drug testing and, for certain positions, motor vehicle records review.

Great Plains Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CAD Supervisor
Blair, Nebraska

We are looking for a self-motivated, hands-on leader to fill the position of CAD Supervisor in Blair, Nebraska.

Duties include:
- Coordinating CAD upgrades, updating NISC Cable and Plant module, conducting GPS reconciliation, and maintaining NISC/StellarRAD database interface
- Maintaining Property Master parts list and creating Contractor Price List
- Completing pre-construction 1st draft, 2nd draft, and preliminary pricing report of the Pre-post work order process
- Completing final posting of as-built staking sheets, reconciling tabulation, and completing final pricing report
- Overseeing creation and updates to Central Office floor plans, equipment drawings, and CAD files
- Creating and maintaining state fiber maps, Form 477 maps, USIC Locate maps, special request maps and Route Mile reports
- Supervising CAD Technicians

Must have computer skills including AutoCAD, Design Reviewer, ESRI, Telemap, GIS, GPS, Word, and Excel. Knowledge of outside plant and central office telephony is a plus. Successful candidate must also possess manual drafting skills and the ability to read and interpret staking sheets. Must have supervisory skills, written and verbal communication skills, and attention to detail.

Five years of experience and specialized training desired.

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Wholesale Sales Support
Blair, Nebraska

We are looking for an organized customer-focused individual to provide support to our growing sales team.

Duties include:
- Assisting sales team as a liaison between customers, sales executives, head the sales, and other departments
- Preparing quotes, contracts, and RFP/RFI responses for potential customers
- Assisting with documents and ensuring they are issued on a timely basis
- Inputting leads, opportunities, and orders into Salesforce
- Developing sales presentations for customer meetings and trade events
- Providing data and reports as needed to manage the sales cycle and contracts
- Scheduling travel for sales team as needed
- Collaborating with marketing for trade events
- Serving as an internal sales support for carrier customers as needed

Associates degree or equivalent, plus 5 to 7 years of telecom customer service and/or sales experience is desired. Successful candidate must have strong customer service skills, written and verbal communication skills, data entry skills, presentation skills, and experience with Microsoft Office. Organizational and time management skills are also a must.

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Enterprise Sales Representative
Omaha, Nebraska

We are looking for a high-energy sales professional to join our growing sales team.

Duties include:
- Prospecting, presenting, and closing the sale of network services with mid to large enterprises and other communications firms
- Negotiating contracts with customers and partners
- Working with Project Management and Billing teams to ensure the post-sale implementation occurs effectively
- Ensuring the customer is satisfied
- Developing a sales forecast and expense budget necessary to support sales efforts
- Meeting or exceeding sales quota as determined by management
- Providing reports and information on a regular basis

Successful candidate must have strong public relations skills, time management skills, and written and verbal communications skills. Must also possess the ability to think strategically and to work effectively with a diverse group of co-workers and customers. Experience selling at a C-level is preferred. A working understanding of telephony including Internet, managed Ethernet, traditional voice, and SIP trucks is desired. Bachelor's degree or equivalent, plus 10 or more years of sales experience in the telecommunications field is desired.

This position works out of our Omaha office with some required days at our Blair headquarters. Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to travel approximately 10% of each month.

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Broadband Technician
Various Work Locations in Nebraska

We are looking for energetic, detail-oriented individuals to fill the position of Broadband Technician in various locations in Nebraska. We currently have openings in Creighton, Nebraska.
Please specify work location preference on application.

One to three years telephone and internet installation and maintenance experience desired. Telecommunications or electronics degree preferred. Must have knowledge of basic electronics, cable color code, test equipment, computers, key systems, and DSL modems. Successful candidates must also have the ability to interpret staking sheets, maps, work orders, and cable counts, and splice cable and fiber as needed. Experience with construction equipment and tools, including trenchers and backhoes, is a plus. Excellent communication and customer relation skills are a must. Must possess a valid driver's license, CDL license preferred, and the ability to dig ditches, climb ladders and poles, and lift up to 50 pounds as necessary.

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Internships & Summer Employment
Work Location Varies

Great Plains Communications offers various internship and summer job opportunities across Nebraska. If you are interested in joining our team, complete the application by clicking below. Please complete the location in Nebraska you are willing to work.

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Construction Laborers
Travel Required

Great Plains Underground Construction, based in Creighton, Nebraska, is looking for laborers to install communication and utility infrastructures.

Must be able to operate construction equipment and tools, including trenchers, backhoes, skid loaders, tractors, and trucks. Must also be able to dig and lift up to 50 pounds frequently. Valid driver's license is a must. CDL license required after 6 months. Extra compensation provided to CDL-licensed employees. Various work hours and weekly travel required.

This position usually meets in Creighton, Nebraska on Monday mornings, travels to jobsites in various locations and returns to Creighton on Friday afternoon/evening. Employees are responsible for their own transportation to and from Creighton or the job site (whichever is closer and easier for you). Employees are often out of town 4 nights a week.

Overnight travel expenses and meals paid. Excellent benefits package available. EOE.

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Send resume to: Great Plains Communications, Human Resource Department, P.O. Box 500, Blair, NE 68008, FAX to: 402.426.6545 or Email: