OSP Field Engineer

Omaha, NE

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 and obtaining permits and easements for designated construction projects

Previous telecommunications and plant design experience is required.  Successful candidates must have project management skills, drafting skills, mathematical skills, computer skills, communication skills, and customer relation skills.  A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel approximately 10% of the time is required.  CDL license is preferred after 6 months.

Competitive salary and benefits provided.  EOE.

To apply, visit www.gpcom.com/careers.


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 24x7x365, 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.