Great Plains Communications is one of the largest privately-owned telecommunications providers in the Midwest, serving nearly 200 communities throughout Nebraska and Indiana. Business and enterprise services range from traditional and cloud-based voice and data products to installation and support of strategic networks with fully scalable, managed Ethernet solutions. The company also takes pride in its progressive approach to accommodating the unique needs of wholesale customers, including regional and national telecommunications carriers, LECs, ISPs, wireless and other providers utilizing superior custom engineering and custom-build strategies. In addition, the company serves residential customers with an impressive suite of services including high speed Internet, cable and streaming video, and local and long-distance telephone services. At the core of its service offering is an extensive 13,000+- mile, MEF certified regional fiber network reaching 11 states that is fully supported by a 24×7×365, Network Operations Center.

Founded in 1910 by E.C. Hunt as a Nebraska phone company, Great Plains Communications has evolved over the past century, keeping pace with technology and increasing bandwidth demands to become a leading regional network and fiber services provider.

The company is headquartered in Blair, Nebraska and is owned by Grain Management, LLC: a leading private equity firm focused on investments in the Communications sector.

Career Opportunities

Great Plains Communications is looking for a proven leader to oversee our multi-state customer service team. This position is responsible for: Managing the operation of our Customer Response Center Supervising, mentoring, and coaching team members Creating and analyzing KPI data to make recommendations for staffing or shift changes Performing personnel activities to encourage and…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a proven leader to oversee our multi-state customer service team. This position is responsible for: Managing the operation of our Customer Response Center Supervising, mentoring, and coaching team members Creating and analyzing KPI data to make recommendations for staffing or shift changes Performing personnel activities to encourage and…
Great Plains Communications’ Network Operations department is looking for a highly motivated individual with existing experience in network engineering who wants to expand their skills into new areas. Exceptional communication skills and being a team player are key components of this position. Applicants should enjoy working with others to troubleshoot issues, to build more efficient…
Great Plains Underground Construction, based in Creighton, Nebraska, is looking for laborers to install communication and utility infrastructures in various locations across Nebraska. Must be able to operate construction equipment and tools, including trenchers, backhoes, bulldozers, skid loaders, tractors, and trucks. Must also be able to dig and lift up to 50 pounds frequently. Valid…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a high-energy, service-focused individual to lead the daily operations and support of our growing Service and Network Operations teams in Blair, Nebraska. This position supports internal and external customer networks, ensuring company services are being provisioned, monitored, and supported to the highest standards. Successful candidate must have…
Great Plains Communications is growing! We are looking for highly motivated individuals with a background in Salesforce administration who want to expand their knowledge into new areas. Exceptional communication skills and being a team player are key components of this position. Applicants should enjoy working with others to troubleshoot issues, to build more efficient processes, and to ensure…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a Broadband Technician to install, maintain, and repair telephone, Internet, television, and fiber services in the Knox County, Nebraska area. One to three years of telephone, cable TV, and internet installation and maintenance experience is desired. Telecommunications or electronics degree is a plus. Must have knowledge of basic electronics, cable…
Great Plains Underground Construction, based in Creighton, Nebraska, is looking for laborers to install communication and utility infrastructures in the Burwell, Nebraska area. Must be able to operate construction equipment and tools, including trenchers, backhoes, bulldozers, skid loaders, tractors, and trucks. Must also be able to dig and lift up to 50 pounds frequently. Valid driver’s…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented customer service representative to interact with customers both telephonically and face-to-face. This position is accountable for processing customer service and trouble requests, making service recommendations, cross-selling and up-selling services, and answering billing questions. We currently have one full-time…
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, bulldozers, 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. Earn $18 to…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a proven sales leader to oversee our enterprise sales functions in our Grand Island/Kearney, Nebraska market as well as our Cincinnati, Ohio market. Duties include: Developing and implementing strategies to grow the Great Plains Communications business and market share Providing tools, resources, and training to Account Executives Assisting…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a Broadband Technician to install, maintain, and repair telephone, Internet, television, and fiber services in the Kearney, Nebraska area. One to three years of telephone, cable TV, and internet installation and maintenance experience is desired. Telecommunications or electronics degree is a plus. Must have knowledge of basic electronics, cable color…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a proven sales leader to oversee our enterprise sales functions in our Grand Island/Kearney, Nebraska market as well as our Cincinnati, Ohio market. Duties include: Developing and implementing strategies to grow the Great Plains Communications business and market share Providing tools, resources, and training to Account Executives Assisting…
Great Plains Underground Construction is looking for laborers to install communication and utility infrastructures in the Kearney, Nebraska area. Must be able to operate construction equipment and tools, including trenchers, backhoes, bulldozers, 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. Earn $18 to…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a proven sales leader to oversee our enterprise sales functions in our Grand Island/Kearney, Nebraska market as well as our Cincinnati, Ohio market. Duties include: Developing and implementing strategies to grow the Great Plains Communications business and market share Providing tools, resources, and training to Account Executives Assisting…