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

Transport Network Engineer Great Plains Communications is looking for a high-energy, detail-oriented person to administer and maintain our Midwest regional transport network. This position is responsible for: Researching, testing, configuring, provisioning, troubleshooting and maintaining network equipment Designing of Layer 1 and Layer...
Great Plains Communications is growing!  We are looking for a proven sales leader to oversee our enterprise sales functions in the Sunman, Indiana metro area. Duties include: Developing and implementing strategies to grow the Great Plains Communications business and market share Providing tools, resources, and training to Account ...
Great Plains Communications is looking for a high-energy sales professional to join our growing sales team to support our Sunman, 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 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...
Great Plains Communications is growing!  We are looking for a proven sales leader to oversee our enterprise sales functions in the Sunman, Indiana metro area. Duties include: Developing and implementing strategies to grow the Great Plains Communications business and market share Providing tools, resources, and training to Account ...
Great Plains Communications is looking for a high-energy sales professional to join our growing sales team to support our Sunman, 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 a high-energy, service-focused person to lead the daily operations of our Network Operations teams in Blair, Nebraska. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for leading day-to-day operations and support for all customers, networks, and services.     Other duties include: Managing...
Great Plains Communications is looking for a high-energy, detail-oriented person to provide senior level engineering support to our IT team and company infrastructures. This position is responsible for: Strategically designing and implementing in-house information systems across a range of technologies such as Cisco UCS/HyperFlex, VMWare, Pure Storage, ...
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 is looking for a high-energy sales leader to oversee our growing Wholesale business segment. Duties include: Managing P&L for the Wholesale business segment Planning and executing the operating strategy for the Wholesale business segment Working with relevant departments to ensure methods and procedures...
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 growing!  We are looking for a proven sales leader to oversee our enterprise sales functions in the Sunman, Indiana metro area. Duties include: Developing and implementing strategies to grow the Great Plains Communications business and market share Providing tools, resources, and training to Account ...
Great Plains Communications is looking for a high-energy sales professional to join our growing sales team to support our Sunman, 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...