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 proven leader with telecommunications experience to oversee our Indiana Central Office facilities and team members. This position is responsible for: Overseeing the maintenance and repair of switching, fiber optic, digital loop carrier, and CATV equipment Supervising the complete installation process of Central Office Equipment upgrades along…
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…
Great Plains Communications’ Network Operations department is looking for a highly motivated individual with existing experience in network engineering who wants 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 efficient…
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 has an opening for an intern who is detailed oriented and looking for a challenging opportunity. This individual will assist the Architecture & Engineering teams in setting up, documenting, deploying and testing Great Plains Communications networking solutions in our Blair, Nebraska Lab. Intern will provide support to GPC engineers and technicians in other…
Great Plains Communications is looking for an independent, self-starter to fill the position of Telecommunications Technician in the Northeast area of Nebraska. This position is responsible for: Installing and repairing all Central Office equipment in a neat and timely manner that promotes customer satisfaction Working efficiently and effectively to meet contractual…
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 Underground Construction is looking for laborers to install communication and utility infrastructures in the Kearney, 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 license is a must. Earn $18 to…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a Broadband Technician to install, maintain, and repair telephone, Internet, television, and fiber services in Ponca, Nebraska. 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 color code, test…