Project Manager

Blair, NE

Great Plains Communications is growing!  We are looking for an energetic, detail-oriented person to fill the position of Project Manager at our Blair location.  Initial training will take place in the office, but then this person will have the flexibility of working from home.

This position will be responsible for:

  • Serving as the project manager for assigned technical and business-essential projects
  • Managing the efforts of team members, vendors, third-party contractors, and/or consultants in order to produce the defined deliverables
  • Building project teams, and developing, planning and executing project activities
  • Facilitating all required project communications in a timely manner
  • Efficiently managing changes and ensuring high quality control throughout each project’s life cycle

Successful candidate must have strong communication and customer relations skills, along with the ability to multi-task and prioritize projects.  Bachelor’s degree a plus.

3-4 years of experience is desired.  PMP certification and previous telecommunications experience is also a plus.

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 communities throughout Nebraska, Iowa, Colorado and Southeastern 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 13,500+- mile, MEF certified regional fiber network reaching 13 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.