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

Are you interested in learning about the Telecommunications Industry? Great Plains Communications is looking for a Telecommunications Intern to help with equipment installations in the Batesville, Indiana area. In this position, you’ll learn about VoIP, structured cabling, Wi-Fi, security equipment, and more. Applicants must be able to pull cables, climb ladders, and lift up to 50 pounds…
Great Plains Communications is looking for an independent, self-starter who is interested in evolving technologies to fill the position of Video Broadband Engineer in the Sunman, Indiana area. This position is responsible for the overall performance of the Master Head End, IP transport equipment, and corresponding edge electronics. This position also provides technical support to coworkers and…
Great Plains Communications is growing! We are looking for a high-energy professional to drive the product development and planning processes for residential. Will be responsible for executing tactical plans necessary to support the strategic direction, unit performance, and revenue commitment primarily for residential products and overlapping enterprise products including Voice, Video…
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 and as the Tier 2…
Great Plains Communications is growing! We are looking for a detailed individual to assist in our company network architecture and service offerings including but not limited to: Optical, Ethernet, Software Defined Networking, UI/UX development, IP, VOIP, IPTV, Access, and CPE technologies. Evaluates, tests, and develops GPC processes to roll out new technologies into GPC production network…
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 and as the Tier 2…
Great Plains Communications is looking for someone to install communication and utility infrastructures at our Kearney location. 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. CDL license is required and/or must be able to obtain within 6…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a Telecommunications Installation Technician to complete hands-on installation, maintenance, and repair of telecommunications services at businesses in the Greater Omaha, Nebraska area. One to three years of telecommunications installation and maintenance experience is desired. Telecommunications or electronics degree is a plus. Must have knowledge…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a Broadband Technician to install, maintain, and repair telephone, Internet, television, and fiber services in our St. Edward, Nebraska area. 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…