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 searching for a full time Broadband Technician to work at our Southeast Indiana location.  Previous experience in Telcom is desired.  Duties include maintaining, repairing, testing, and installing various communication equipment such as Phone, Internet and Video service, while providing excellent customer service.  Experience with security and ...
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 ...
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...
Great Plains Communications is looking for an independent, self-starter to fill the position of Telecommunications Equipment Technician in the Sunman, Indiana area. This position includes: Representing the company with business and residential customers for the purchase and/or lease of communications equipment, such as PBX systems, hosted PBX systems, data...
Great Plains Communications is looking for an energetic, detail-oriented person to fill the position of Telecommunications Technical Support Representative. This role is responsible for: Providing an escalated level of technical support services for the Internet and Voice lines of business Serving as the main contact for terminating toll issues...
Great Plains Communications is growing!  We are looking for a high-energy professional to drive the product development and planning processes. This position will be responsible for: Coordinating new product launches, feature enhancements, operational integration of product offerings, and product migration strategies Leading financial ...
Great Plains Communications has an open position for a proven leader who is looking for an opportunity to manage our growing Service Operations team in Blair, Nebraska. This individual will ensure the residential and small business technical support teams are performing at high levels to provide customers exceptional communications, service, and support.  This manager will provide the ...
Great Plains Communications is looking for an experienced, detail-oriented person with excellent communication skills to supervise the daily operation of our state-of-the-art Network Operations Center.  We are looking for a candidate who is willing to expand their skills and grow the department.  Being a team player and having a strong desire to see that our customers are taken ...
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...
Great Plains Communications is looking for a high-energy, detail-oriented person to administer and maintain our Omaha area regional transport network. This position is responsible for: Researching, testing, configuring, provisioning, troubleshooting and maintaining network equipment Designing of Layer 1 and Layer 2 services across the network...
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 ...
Great Plains Communications’ Network Operations department is looking for highly motivated individuals with existing experience in network engineering who want 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 ...
Great Plains Communications is looking for an experienced, detail-oriented person to perform project management and communicate engineering project timelines, project status and contractor assignments with collaboration, and coordination of our management team.  This position is responsible for: Performs project management, communication, variance analysis and ...
Great Plains Communications is looking for an energetic, detail-oriented person to fill the position of Telecommunications Technical Support Representative. This role is responsible for: Providing an escalated level of technical support services for the Internet and Voice lines of business Serving as the main contact for terminating toll issues...
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 ...
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 ...
Great Plains Communications is looking for an energetic, detail-oriented person to fill the position of Outside Plant Field Engineer in the Omaha, Nebraska metro 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...
Great Plains Communications is growing! We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills to support, maintain and improve our Salesforce platform. This position will be responsible for: Providing administrative support for the Salesforce application Provide detailed, customized solutions and training to Salesforce ...