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 high-energy sales professional to join our growing sales team to support our Batesville, Indiana area customers. 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…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a dependable, customer focused professional to join our growing company who strives to provide excellent customer service both internally and externally for our Indiana customers. Duties include: Builds, maintains, and coordinates Great Plains Communications’ relationships with customers. Works closely with the Manager to…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a high-energy sales professional to join our growing sales team to support our Columbus, Indiana area customers. 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…
Great Plains Communications is growing! We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Engineer to provide technical expertise, strategic planning, and recommendations for our growing Wholesale and Carrier Services division. This role works remotely and is responsible for: Supporting the Wholesale and Carrier Services sales team Working with Engineering and OSP to…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a high-energy, detail-oriented person to provide 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…
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 Broken Bow, 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 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 high-energy sales professional to join our growing sales team to support our small to enterprise business customer in the Omaha, Nebraska area. Duties include: Prospecting, presenting, and closing the sale of network services with mid to large enterprises and other communications firms Negotiating contracts with customers…