Great Plains Communications is the largest privately-owned telecommunications provider in Nebraska, serving over 90 communities throughout the state. Founded in 1910 as a Nebraska phone company, the organization has evolved over the past century, keeping pace with technology and increasing bandwidth demands to become a leading regional network and fiber services provider.

Our business is centered on basic core values that drive everything we do. These values; accountability, community, integrity, quality, service, and teamwork; remind us to strive for excellence every day.

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

Open Positions

Outside Plant Field Engineer

Elkhart, IN

Great Plains Communications is growing!  We are looking for an energetic, detail-oriented person to fill the position of Outside Plant Field Engineer in the Illinois/Indiana area. This position will be responsible for: Assisting in design of outside plant Managing all phases of construction projects including public relation activities Preparing staking sheets and obtaining permits and easements for designated construction projects Previous telecommunications, ...

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Legal Intern

Blair, NE

Great Plains Communications is looking for a Legal Intern to assist our Corporate Counsel and other departments in reviewing, verifying, and logging contractual terms and assisting with other miscellaneous legal projects.  Experience with Microsoft Office and Excel, as well as strong organizational skills, is required.  Law students with previous experience reviewing contracts are preferred.  Work 30-40 hours per week this summer, with flexible hours during the school year.&...

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Senior IP Network Engineer

Blair, NE

Great Plains Communications is looking for a high-energy, detail-oriented person to provide senior level support to our IP engineering team. This position is responsible for: Engineering, building, and supporting our service provider networks Researching, testing, configuring, installing, and maintaining equipment Troubleshooting customer and network problems Analyzing performance issues Resolving outages Providing support to other departments and technicians Successful candidate ...

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Salesforce Administrator

Blair, NE

Great Plains Communications has an opening for an energetic, detail-oriented professional to provide support for our Salesforce application.  This is a newly created position that will serve as a direct point-of-contact for our growing sales team.  This position is located at our Blair, Nebraska headquarters.   The Salesforce Administrator position is accountable for: Providing administration and support for the Salesforce application, including supporting...

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Construction Workers

Creighton, NE

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 $17 to $21 an hour, based on experience.  Extra compensation provided to CDL-...

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Broadband Technician - Niobrara Nebraska

Niobrara, NE

Great Plains Communications is looking for a Broadband Technician to install, maintain, and repair telephone, Internet, and television services in the Niobrara 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 code, test equipment, fiber optics, computers, key systems, and DSL modems.  Successful ...

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Account Executive

Omaha, NE

Great Plains Communications is 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 ...

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Telecommunications Installation Technician

Omaha, NE

Great Plains Communications is looking for a Telecommunications Installation Technician to complete hands-on installation, maintenance, and repair of telecommunications services at businesses in the Greater Omaha, Nebraska area. One to three years of telecommunications installation and maintenance experience is desired.  Telecommunications or electronics degree is a plus.  Must have knowledge and experience with telecommunications construction including hand tools, fiber splicing...

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