Careers

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.


Outside Plant Engineer
Blair, Nebraska

We are looking for an energetic, detail-oriented person to fill the position of Outside Plant Engineer at our Blair, Nebraska headquarters.

Duties include:
- Obtaining, coordinating, and managing special use permits, easements, and railroad crossings for projects
- Preparing cost estimates for construction projects
- Managing and coordinating road move projects with government entities
- Coordinating project design and cost estimates

Successful candidates must have knowledge of communications and plant design, RUS outside plant design and construction standards, long range planning and budgeting, project management skills, drafting skills, mathematical skills, and computer skills. Excellent communication and customer relation skills are essential. A valid driver's license and the ability to travel occasionally are required.

Three to five years of experience, including one to three years as an outside plant field engineer, is desired. Telecommunications or construction degree preferred.

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Central Office Technician
Southeast Nebraska

We are looking for an energetic and detailed individual to provide operational support for all company infrastructure, including switching, transport, access, and building. We have one opening for a Central Office Technician in the Red Cloud, Nebraska area.

Successful candidate must have knowledge of Central Office, LAN/WAN, and Internet systems and equipment, as well as experience with digital switching, multiplexing, and hi-cap services. Must also possess a valid driver's license, written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical and organizational skills, customer relations skills, and computer skills. Must be able to work various hours and travel as needed.

Associates Degree in Electronics, Telephony, or a related field plus 2-3 years of experience is desired. CCNA certification is a plus.

Competitive salary and benefits provided.

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IP Network Engineer II
Blair, Nebraska

We are looking for an experienced Network Engineer to provide advanced support for our IP networks.

Duties include:
- Researching, testing, configuring, installing, and maintaining IP network equipment
- Performing network management functions
- Serving as project lead/manager
- Performing problem management for IP networks
- Providing advanced support to Engineering team and other personnel

A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Systems Management, Computer Systems Networking, Telecommunications, or Engineering, as well as over 5 years of experience with the installation and support of data center networking equipment is desired. CCNA certification with demonstrated progress towards CCNP is preferred.

Successful candidates must possess strong PC skills, knowledge of network fundamentals, and have the ability to configure and install routers, switches, remote access servers, and network management software. High attention to detail, along with customer relations, communication, analytical, organizational, and project management skills are essential. Must be able to work outside of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. if necessary, travel, and possess a valid driver's license.

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Broadband Technician
Various Locations

We are looking for energetic, detail-oriented individuals to fill the position of Broadband Technician in the Elgin, Neligh, and St Edward, Nebraska areas.

One to three years telephone, cable TV, 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 as needed including fiber. 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.

Indicate work location preference when completing application.

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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-licensed employees eligible for extra compensation. 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 at 3 months of employment. EOE.

Contact:
Great Plains Underground Construction
Human Resource Department
P.O. Box 500
Blair, NE 68008
Phone: 402-426-9511
Fax: 402-456-6545
Email: careers@gpcom.com
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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: careers@gpcom.com.