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 Telecommunications Network Engineer in the Batesville, Greensburg or Sunman, IN area. This position utilizes and displays familiarity with industry best practices, concepts and procedures while effectively configuring and maintaining equipment. Installs and repairs all Central Office equipment in a neat and timely manner that promotes customer…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a Lead Provisioning Specialist in either Blair, NE or Indiana. Remote option is available. Duties include: Provisions service for voice, internet, wireless, video, and Home Security customers Processes all tickets created by the CRC in NISC. Provides end-to-end resolution of all provisioning tickets. When necessary, answers customer questions…
Great Plains Communications is looking for someone to install communication and utility infrastructures in our Southeast Indiana 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…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented customer service representative to interact with customers both telephonically and face-to-face. This position is accountable for processing customer service and trouble requests, making service recommendations, cross-selling and up-selling services, and answering billing questions. We currently have one full-time…
Great Plains Communications is looking for Sr. Project Manager - Hybrid Remote This position will be responsible for: Serving as the lead project manager for telecom business solutions and other business. Initiates, plans, executes, monitors, and closes projects according to strict deadlines and within budget while ensuring consistency with the company’s strategies, commitments, and…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a Lead Provisioning Specialist in either Blair, NE or Indiana. Remote option is available. Duties include: Provisions service for voice, internet, wireless, video, and Home Security customers Processes all tickets created by the CRC in NISC. Provides end-to-end resolution of all provisioning tickets. When necessary, answers customer…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a part-time Technical Support Intern to provide an escalated level of technical support for the Internet and Voice lines of business. This position will serve as the Tier 2 escalation point for Customer Response Representatives and Broadband Technicians. Communicates with the GPC Service Assurance team regarding widespread residential service outages…
Social Media and Communications Specialist Blair, NE Great Plains Communications is looking for a Social Media and Communications Specialist to assist with development, implementation and maintenance of corporate social media strategy. This position will develop and maintain corporate social media content and campaigns to increase awareness, engagement, revenue generation and…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented customer service representative to interact with customers both telephonically and face-to-face. This position is accountable for processing customer service and trouble requests, making service recommendations, cross-selling and up-selling services, and answering billing questions. We currently have a full-time…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a Telecommunications Network Engineer in the Kearney, Nebraska area. This position utilizes and displays familiarity with industry best practices, concepts and procedures while effectively configuring and maintaining equipment. Installs and repairs all Central Office equipment in a neat and timely manner that promotes customer satisfaction. Works…
Social Media and Communications Specialist Kearney, NE Great Plains Communications is looking for a Social Media and Communications Specialist to assist with development, implementation and maintenance of corporate social media strategy. This position will develop and maintain corporate social media content and campaigns to increase awareness, engagement, revenue generation and…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a part-time Technical Support Intern to provide an escalated level of technical support for the Internet and Voice lines of business. This position will serve as the Tier 2 escalation point for Customer Response Representatives and Broadband Technicians. Communicates with the GPC Service Assurance team regarding widespread residential service outages…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a Broadband Technician to install, maintain, and repair telephone, Internet, television, and fiber services in our Kearney, 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 color…
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…
Social Media and Communications Specialist Omaha, NE Great Plains Communications is looking for a Social Media and Communications Specialist to assist with development, implementation and maintenance of corporate social media strategy. This position will develop and maintain corporate social media content and campaigns to increase awareness, engagement, revenue generation and…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a part-time Technical Support Intern to provide an escalated level of technical support for the Internet and Voice lines of business. This position will serve as the Tier 2 escalation point for Customer Response Representatives and Broadband Technicians. Communicates with the GPC Service Assurance team regarding widespread residential service outages…
Great Plains Communications is looking for a high-energy sales professional to join our growing sales team. 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 Working with Project Management and Billing teams to ensure the post-sale implementation…