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Alenco Communications

Community Telephone

Alenco Communications

Dell Telephone

Hill Country Telephone Cooperative

Peoples Communication

Peoples Communication

Peoples Communication
Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Construction Manager

Dell Telephone

Job Description:

Dell Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is seeking a highly skilled-self motivated individual with strong leadership skills and successful background in telecom construction to fill the position of Construction Manager.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for all construction projects, including improvement and maintenance of telephone facilities.
  • Supervises construction crew which includes cable splicer’s, line and ground workers, heavy equipment operators and mechanics.
  • Supervises construction progress, ensures quality standards and completion dates
  • Trains and directs aerial and buried cable construction crews. 
  • Pre-surveys job sites to determine needs for workers, equipment, materials, parts and safety provisions. 
  • Schedules personnel for projects and makes site inspections to check public safety precautions and use of prescribed safety equipment and procedures. 
  • Responds to outside plant emergency calls. 
  • May oversee contractors installing underground conduit and cable.
  • Travel throughout ILEC/CLEC area required.
  • Provides General Manager (GM) with accurate and timely status reports, ensuring GM is fully aware of all issues.


  • Bachelors Degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in telecommunications, wireless infrastructure and telecom construction.
  • 5+ years of supervisory or management experience.
  • Excellent computer skills; ability to read and interpret maps.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to motivate employees, set priorities and complete tasks on time.
  • Valid driver’s license required, CDL preferred.
  • Background check required.

Dell Telephone Cooperative, founded in 1956, serves 10,500 square miles in rural west Texas and southern New Mexico, providing advanced telecommunication services to 1,500 ILEC members.  Delcom, Inc., a subsidiary of Dell Telephone, provides advanced voice and data solutions to 3,000 CLEC customers.

Dell Telephone offers an excellent, comprehensive benefit package; salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 Please submit a resume, salary requirements, and three professional references to:

Denny Bergstrom, General Manager

PO Box 67

Dell City, Texas 79837

Or email dbergstrom@delltelco.com.

 Updated 6/16/17

Wireless Network Field Operations Technician

Peoples Communication

Peoples Communication is seeking a highly-motivated individual with proven cable, satellite, telephone, or home security installation and repair experience in the telecommunications field. Minimum education requirements include a high school diploma or GED. At least two years’ experience in telecommunications/broadband field is preferred.

Summary: Installs, troubleshoots, tests and maintains equipment associated with wireless operations including switching equipment, tower site, microwave radio systems and related applications. May interact with customers to troubleshoot, educate or support related equipment.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Installs new wireless equipment including switching equipment, tower site, microwave radio systems and related applications. Tests new equipment to ensure proper operations.
  • Be a great communicator, both verbally and written.
  • Troubleshoots problems and maintains existing wireless equipment.
  • Completes all installation and repair related forms and reports.
  • May confer with customers to troubleshoot, educate or support related equipment

Peoples offers an excellent opportunity for a dynamic individual to meet the installation and repair needs of this growing company. Peoples Communication, based in Quitman, TX, serves 13 counties in rural East Texas. Within our service area you will find some of the best lakes and most beautiful landscapes. Lake Fork, a premier bass fishing lake, is just outside of town. With award-winning golf courses, excellent fishing lakes and prime hunting locations, there is ample to see and do in our neck of the woods.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume to humanresources@gopeoples.net and mention the job title in the subject line.

Posted 12/6/16


Human Resources Generalist

Hill Country Telephone Cooperative

Responsible for a variety of professional level human resources functions that may include compensation and benefits administration, recruiting, employee relations, training and development, policy development and administration, and compliance. Also provides administrative tasks that require analysis and judgment performing routine tasks using database or spreadsheet programs.

Education and Experience
Education in human resource management or related field plus three to five years of human resources-related experience. PHR certification required.

See job posting at: http://hctc.net/en/employment.html

Company Benefits Package: Health insurance, 401(k) plan, retirement plan, vacation and sick leave, life insurance, and short and long-term disability.

Job Location
Ingram, Texas (located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country just 1 hour from San Antonio and 2 hours from Austin).

Salary Range and Work Hours
Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
40 Hours Per Week

This position may be filled at any time.

Submit resume and application (available online at www.hctc.net) to the attention of Human Resources.
Mail: Hill Country Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
P. O. Box 768, Ingram, TX 78025

Hand-Deliver: 220 Carolyn Street, Ingram, Texas
FAX: 830-367-5993
Email: personnel@hctc.net

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Posted 1/17/17


Installation & Repair Technician

Peoples Communication

Location: Royse City, TX
Position: Installation & Repair Technician
Department: Engineering/I&R
Reports to: I&R Supervisor  
Position Summary: Installs, maintains and services customer’s home or business location. Typically installs drop wires, station protectors and network interface devices and performs initial wiring and rewiring for new subscriber systems. May install and maintain broadband communications equipment.
Essential Job Functions:
•    Installs new service and equipment for subscribers by installing drop wires, station protections and network interface devices. Wires new systems using appropriate tools.
•    Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs existing outside plant by using test equipment to locate line trouble. Determines necessary repairs which may include repairing wiring, station protectors, ground connections, running new wires and replacing jacks, lids and pedestals as needed from the Central Office MDF to the customer location.
•    Completes all installation and repair related forms and reports.
•    May confer with customers to further determine problems and acceptable resolutions. Discusses POTS, DSL or other service needs with the Customer and makes appropriate recommendations.  
•    May install and maintain other unregulated equipment.
•    May install and maintain equipment for diversified telco services including broadband communications, video, alarms, fiber optic facilities, etc.
•    Maintains copper loop facilities.
•    Maintains all company issued equipment to ensure proper working order.
•    Maintains material inventory on work vehicle.
•    Locates cable as needed on a 24/7 hour bases.
•    Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.*
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent plus two (2) years of telecommunications education or equivalent work experience. Two (2) years of experience in installation and maintenance of telecommunications equipment also required.
Interested candidates should visit our website at www.peoplescom.net/careers/ for more information and to apply.

Updated 6/7/17

Technical Support Specialist

Peoples Communication

Department: Customer Service

Reports to: Customer Service Supervisor 

FLSA: Non-Exempt 

Location: Quitman, TX OR Royse City, TX

Position Summary: Provides customer service and technical support to internet customers. Researches complex internet problems and issues to determine solutions. Updates customer internet account information as appropriate.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides technical support to internet customers by answering phone calls, gathering relevant information and troubleshooting and resolving problems and issues.
  • Researches complex internet problems and issues to determine solutions.
  • Updates customer internet account information as appropriate.
  • May perform special internet-related projects as requested.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.*

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of computer operating systems.
  • Knowledge of web technologies, technical languages, browsers, search procedures, search engines, platforms and applications.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software.
  • Knowledge of company products and services.
  • Skill in operating various types of internet equipment such as modems and/or routers. .
  • Skill in operating various office equipment such as personal computer, copier, fax machine and telephone system.
  • Skill in problem solving and resolution.
  • Ability to communicate with customer, co-workers and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents.   

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent required. One (1) to two (2) years of specialized training in computer science and one (1) to two (2) years’ experience in internet customer service i

Interested candidates should visit our website at www.peoplescom.net/careers/ for more information and to apply.

Updated 9/1/17


Job Title: Plant Assignment Specialist

Company Name: HCTC

Job Location: Ingram, TX

Job Description: The Plant Assignment Specialist coordinates as necessary with inside and outside plant and/or central office personnel and utilizes network facilities database(s) in order to identify and assign plant facilities to accommodate customer service requests at specific service locations for broadband internet and voice services. The Plant Assignment Specialist will interact with technicians, customer service and engineers to answer questions and/or assist with plans for new or existing service.

The Plant Assignment Specialist also provides support with dispatching services to residential and/or business customers by answering questions, resolving issues and processing information. This includes accurately opening, updating and closing trouble tickets, as well as working with other internal departments to ensure that customer issues are accurately tracked, dispatched and resolved.

Apply at www.hctc.net.


Updated 11/22/17


Job Title: Safety Coordinator

Company Name: HCTC


Job Location: Ingram, TX

Job Description: Coordinates organization’s safety program by ensuring implementation of safety policies and procedures. Monitors state and federal safety compliance laws and regulations and assures company compliance.  Oversees the Commercial Driver’s License training program.  Leads accident/incident investigations, including processing and filing of appropriate paperwork.  Coordinates all safety training activities.  Conducts inspections of company vehicles, equipment and work sites (on and off premise) to ensure compliance with safety policies and regulations.  Documents safety violations and makes recommendations to supervisors and/or managers for corrective action. 

Apply at www.hctc.net.


Updated 11/22/17


 Job Title: Security Alarm Technician II

Company Name: HCTC

Job Location: Ingram, TX

Job Description: The Security Alarm Technician II will provide proficient technician support activities for the Security Alarm Department.  The individual selected for this position will be primarily responsible for the installation, programming, maintenance and repair of multiple brands of security alarm, residential fire alarm, medical alarm systems, access control, camera/surveillance systems, and other independent equipment.  This position also includes preparing estimates with directions of supervisor, seeking sales opportunities and providing customer service. Travel in and around the Cooperative’s service area will be required.

The individual selected for this position must demonstrate the ability to learn new technologies in the alarm industry.  The ability to consistently follow policies and procedures and be able to work effectively without close supervision is required.  Problem-solving skills, accuracy, attention to detail and multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment are essential.  Must possess a professional appearance and manner with good customer rapport.

Apply at www.hctc.net.


Updated 11/22/17

Job Title: Outside Plant Technician

Company Name: HCTC

Job Location: Sonora, TX

Job Description: Performs skilled technical duties relating to the installation and maintenance of telecommunications outside plant facilities and services. Installs, maintains and services customer premise equipment (CPE).  Performs maintenance and provisioning activities regarding access network electronics, rectifiers, batteries, and OSP electronics cabinets.

Apply at www.hctc.net.


Updated 11/22/17

 Job Title: Retail Sales Consultant

Company Name: HCTC

Job Location: Sonora, TX

Job Description:


Uniquely focused on delivering amazing customer experiences, the Retail Sales Consultant introduces customers to the exciting world of broadband, turning curious visitors into loyal customers.  The first person customers meet when entering the retail area, the Retail Sales Consultant guides, advises, sells, and sets up new products.  The Retail Sales Consultant thrives on interactions with team members as well as with customers, developing lifelong relationships with the Cooperative every day.


Apply at www.hctc.net.






Job Title: Network/IT Director

Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative

Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, is seeking a strong leader to head up their network/IT operations who has strong technical skills and can set the direction of the backbone network, as well as motivate and manage staff.  This new position will be responsible for design, implementation and growth of the network and will be a key member of the management team. 

Successful candidate will have a strong command of network architecture, monitoring and planning as well as a strong grasp of IT, transport networks, fixed wireless design and implementation, and internet and data services.  Candidate should have a bachelor’s in a related field, at least 7-10 years of relevant experience with 3-5 years in a progressively responsible supervisory capacity, or equivalent and the ability to demonstrate these networking skills.  Solid communication skills, ability to develop long-term plans and an innovator who can generate new ideas and bring them to market efficiently using best practices and delivering solid business results.

Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative is located in La Grange, TX, about an hour each from Austin and Houston, a little over 2 hours from San Antonio, as well as the beautiful Texas coastline, where deep sea fishing abounds.  And if you’re a college football fan, Texas A&M University is nearby.  It is an economically thriving community with rolling hills, grand oak trees and a mild climate, as well as hunting and fishing.

Please send resume and salary requirements to:

Jennifer Jushchuk

NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association

4121 Wilson Blvd. Suite 1000

Arlington, VA  22203

Fax - (703) 351-2183

E-mail - execsearch@ntca.org

 Posted 12/15/17