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ACCOUNTING ANALYST, AUSTIN OFFICE
JSI - John Staurulakis, Inc.

REGULATORY ANALYST, AUSTIN OFFICE
JSI - John Staurulakis, Inc.

IT SYSTEMS SALES & DESIGN
YK Communications

ACCOUNTANT/ANALYST
Big Bend Telephone Company

CONSTRUCTION MANAGER
Dell Telephone

WIRELESS NETWORK FIELD OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN
Peoples Communication

GENERAL MANAGER
USConnect Services Co.

OUTSIDE SALES ACCOUNT MANAGER-TEXAS
Cleaves-Bessmer-Marietti

HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST
Hill Country Telephone Cooperative

MANAGED IT SERVICES TECHNICIAN
Peoples Communication

INSTALLATION & REPAIR TECHNICIAN
Peoples Communication

Peoples Communication
Peoples Communications

Accounting Analyst – Austin, TX office

JSI - John Staurulakis, Inc.

JSI is seeking an individual for an entry-level accounting analyst position in its Austin, Texas, office.

The qualified candidate should possess a college degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related field. Strong communication skills, PC proficiency, and an attention to detail are required. Successful applicant must possess the desire and ability to learn, contribute and grow in this dynamic industry and firm.

JSI offers a casual and stimulating work environment, excellent growth potential, and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Gary Smith.

Posted 05/12/16


Regulatory Analyst, Austin Office

JSI - John Staurulakis, Inc.

JSI is seeking a regulatory analyst/paralegal for its Austin, Texas-based office to assist telecom, broadband and video/cable clients comply with a host of federal and state rules and regulations. We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, smart, detailed-oriented and analytical, as well as who possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree and experience in the telecom industry is preferred.

A successful candidate must be highly proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, possess the ability to handle diverse assignments, and have strong organizational and time management skills.

JSI offers a casual and stimulating work environment, excellent growth potential, and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please send a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to jsiregulatory@jsitel.com and include “Regulatory Analyst” in subject line.

Posted 05/05/16

 

IT Systems Sales & Design

YK Communications

YK Communications (YKC) is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the full-time position of IT Systems Sales & Design. YKC, headquartered in Ganado, Texas, is a dynamic and growing independently owned company that offers broadband internet, voice, video, and security services to both residential and business customers.

The ideal candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

General Summary: Assesses customer network, telephone, security, Internet and various other system needs and designs systems to meet customer needs. Researches products, services, and pricing directly with customers. Serves as a technical resource to sales, customer service, systems installers, and the entire IT department.

Essential Job Functions include, but are not limited to:
  • Assesses customer network, telephone, security, Internet and various other system needs. Designs LAN/WAN and/or other system solutions that meet customer needs utilizing company products and services.
  • Researches products, services, and pricing and provides information for sales presentations to clients.
  • Serves as a technical resource to sales, customer service, systems installers, and the entire IT department. Provides technical training to clients upon implementation of new systems. May provide ongoing technical assistance to customers.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by management. *
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of Internet technologies, LAN/WAN networks, routing and network security.
  • Knowledge of sales strategies.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of company products and services.
  • Skill in operating various systems and software programs
  • Skill in presenting technical concepts to clients and potential clients.
  • Skill in training customers. • Skill in written communication.
  • Skill in problem solving and providing customer service.
  • Ability to determine customer requirements and design networking solutions to meet customer needs.
  • Ability to communicate with customers, employees, and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to make sound decisions using information at hand.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to obtain relevant certifications.
Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum 2 years experience in IT/Technical Support environment
  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Associates Degree/ Business Certification and/ or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Telecommunication experience is highly desirable
  • Texas State Driver’s License required
Resumes can be submitted at the following address:

YK Communications - Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 329
Ganado, TX 77962 
or humanresources@ykc.com

Equal Opportunity Employer to all individuals, YKC does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted 02/16/16

 

 
Accountant/Analyst

Big Bend Telephone Company

Do you have at least 3-5 years of accounting experience? Does your experience include strong attention to detail and communications skills with a passion for getting things done? Would you like to work with a company that has growth opportunities available? If this sounds like the experience you have, then send in your resume now!

Big Bend Telephone has an opportunity for an experienced Accountant/Analyst. The ideal candidate will have excellent analytical skills, general ledger knowledge, and a good understanding of financial statements as well as the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Familiar with financial statements

Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license, have a good driving record and be insurable under the company’s insurance policy. Applicant may be required to work overtime or on weekends and holidays as needed and may be required to attend out-of-town training and/or meetings requiring travel by car, bus, plane or other means of transportation and overnight stays. Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package are included. This company participates in E-Verify.

Please mail a current resume to 
Big Bend Telephone Company, Attn: HR 
808 N. 5th St. 
Alpine, TX 79830 
Or email resume to: HR@bbtco.com 
Please no phone calls.

Posted November 16, 2015


 
 
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.

Qualifications:

  • 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


 

General Manager

USConnect Services Co., Inc. - Livingston, TX

USConnect owns and operates seven RLEC properties and their affiliate operations. The Company has properties in TX, GA, KS, CO and NE. The Company is seeking an experienced General Manager to oversee its Texas operations. A successful candidate should be a strong leader who can think and act strategically as well as develop and manage staff. The position will be located in Livingston, TX.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Directs daily activities of the Texas property either directly or through subordinate managers. Ensures business and financial objectives are met by providing leadership and direction for all lines of business.
  • Identifies new technology and business opportunities and directs efforts to research and evaluate new technology and business opportunities for continued company development and expansion.
  • Interprets and implements objectives and directives given by the executive team.
  • Strong financial knowledge. The ability to analyze financial statements and make recommendations for improved operations.
  • Coordinate the preparation of annual capital and operating budget for the Texas property.
  • Ensures that all operations comply with applicable federal, state, and location regulations. Serves as a company representative before local agency and community organizations.
  • Provides technical information and advice to the executive team regarding operational issues. Updates the executive team on operating issues as appropriate.
  • Responsible to coordinate with all departments to assure accurate development, maintenance, and planning of all company records.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by Chief Executive Officer

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of telecommunications industry.
  • Knowledge of telecom operations, technology, and equipment.
  • Knowledge of regulatory environment and the business impact of proposed and adopted regulatory changes.
  • Knowledge of management and finance principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of company products and services.
  • Skill in operating various office equipment such as personal computer, various software programs, and telephone systems.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Skill in public speaking.
  • Skill in reading and understanding financial reports, industry regulations, and proposed legislation.
  • Ability to communicate with customers, employees, and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to demonstrate skills in leadership and general management.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to make sound decisions using information at hand.
  • Ability to create a team environment and sustain employee morale.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in business management, or related field plus seven to ten years of experience in telecom management.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education: Bachelor's

Posted: 12/9/16


 

Outside Sales Account Manager (Texas)

Cleaves-Bessmer-Marietti

Cleaves-Bessmer-Marietti, Inc (CBM Inc) is an employee owned company (ESOP) and was founded in 1960 by Robert D. Cleaves. CBM is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri just south of the Truman Sports Complex. CBM has celebrated over 50 years of service in the area. Using the latest technologies we remain the most economical way for a manufacturer to get their products to market.

Cleaves-Bessmer-Marietti is a manufacturer’s representative serving customers in the Electric Utility, Contractor Industrial, Infrastructure, and Telecommunications Markets. We operate in the states of Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas, Iowa and Nebraska. Long term relationships with customers are vital to our success.
Cleaves-Bessmer-Marietti is currently searching for a career minded outside sales professional within the Communications Market in Texas. This role will encompass everything from generating new business to servicing and nurturing existing relationships.

Responsibilities Include:
• Understanding and presenting product demonstrations to potential customers.
• Prospect new business within the assigned territory using a variety of networking tools and techniques.
• Develop and implement sales strategy in order to achieve personal and company goals.
• Completing and submitting timely and accurate documentation using Sales Logix territory management software.
• Provide accurate and detailed reports to the manufacturers represented within the assigned territory.
• Projecting a positive image when representing Cleaves-Bessmer-Marietti to our customers, our manufacturers’ and the industry we serve.

Requirements:
• Account management or other relevant experience
• Networking and business development skills.
• Demonstrates ability to execute results against strategy and meet critical deadlines.
• Valid driver’s license is required. Position requires overnight travel.
• Strong desire to grow your business and exceed expectations.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
• BA/BS degree or equivalent industry experience

Benefits:
• Competitive compensation package offered based on experience.
• Company car provided.
• Health and dental benefits, 401k, and profit sharing.
• Existing customer base information available at the start of employment.
• Memberships to local and national trade associations.
• Product training and education provided.

If interested please forward resume to:
Brett A. Cooper
Cleaves-Bessmer-Marietti, Inc.
Vice-President Communications Group
brettc@cbmrep.com

 Posted 12/12/16

 

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

Deadline
This position may be filled at any time.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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


 

Managed IT Services Technician

Peoples Communication

Location: Quitman, TX

Position: Managed IT Services Technician

Department: Managed IT Services

Reports to: Managed IT Services Supervisor  

Position Summary: The Managed IT Services Technician will be responsible for Managed IT Services installations with several customers. This is both an internal and customer facing technical role. This position is responsible for providing a consistent technical resource to the customer for their IT infrastructure.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides technical support to Managed IT Services customers.
  • Installs and maintains all Managed IT Services customers’ Routers, Firewalls, Switches, Access and Servers.
  • Provides maintenance customers with Application Support as needed.
  • Provides all general Internet, Voice and IT support to Managed IT Services customers as required.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.*

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of VoIP is required. Use of Polycom and Yealink phones a plus. Experience in using Wireshark to troubleshoot SIP call failure related issues is desirable.
  • Broad foundational knowledge of IT infrastructure technologies – including Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, IIS, TMG, ISA, SharePoint, Storage Area Networking (EMC, NetApp, or other), Data networking (Cisco, HP, Nortel), IP Telephony (Cisco, Nortel, Avaya), VMware vSphere, Citrix XenApp, MS Hyper-V etc.
  • Experience implementing and managing Alert and Performance Management (monitoring) solutions such as Intermapper, SolarWinds Orion, Kaseya, System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), or any other solutions.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Experience implementing, configuring and managing Service Desk (ticketing) solutions.
  • Ability to maintain an extreme sense of urgency in all interactions with the customer.
  • Knowledge of management principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of company products and services.
  • Knowledge of telecommunications billing, customer service and plant functions.
  • Skill in operating various office equipment such as personal computer, various software programs and telephone systems.
  • Skill in problem solving and resolution.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting technical documents and information.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to communicate with customers, employees 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 make sound decisions using information at hand.
  • Ability to create a team environment and sustain employee morale

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or equivalent experience plus five (5) to seven (7) years of related experience.  Technical certifications – Microsoft, Cisco, VMware, etc.

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

 Posted 7/10/17

 


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


Purchasing Manager

Peoples Communication

Department: Accounting/Purchasing

Reports to: Director of Purchasing & Product Development

Location: Quitman, TX

Position Summary: The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for reviewing quotes for accuracy, creating purchase orders and coordinating other purchase related activities. Other responsibilities will include: performing contract assignments in support of local centralized procurement activity or in the audit/review of that activity.

Essential Job Functions:

Purchasing:

·         Prepares detailed purchase orders.

·         Prepares Request for Quotes (RFQ’s) and makes recommendations to management.

·         Researches and identifies new supply sources to ensure best pricing and delivery.

·         Negotiates best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and fulfillment schedules.

·         Works with warehouse to establish and monitor re-order points for inventoried products.

·         Monitors purchases through the delivery process by working with Receiving to track the progress of shipments, ensure delivery schedules are met and address discrepancies in products ordered and received.

·         Works with Accounting Department to reconcile invoices and purchase orders as needed.

·         Evaluates vendors and makes recommendations with regards to product quality and delivery time fulfillment.

·         Oversees employee vending machines including inventory items, stocking and maintenance of equipment.

·         Adheres to purchasing policies, processes and procedures of the company.

·         Assists other departments when required.

·         Oversees the inventory audit process.

·         Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.*

Contracts:

·         Maintains contracts calendar.

·         Reviews purchasing agreements with vendors and maintains open lines of communications with those vendors.

·         Assists with contract termination procedures.

·         Conducts basic procurement procedures and techniques.

·         Reviews various contracts for services as directed by supervisor.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of telecommunications materials, supplies, equipment and application
  • Knowledge of automated purchasing and inventory control systems
  • Knowledge of company products and services
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of company organizational structure
  • Skill in operating various office equipment such as personal computer, various software programs (Microsoft Word and Excel) and telephone systems
  • Ability to communicate both oral and written with co-workers and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner
  • High ethical conduct
  • Skill in providing excellent customer service
  • Ability to understand and organize purchase orders, receipts, issue tickets, packing slips and sales invoices
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively function as a team player
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to travel with occasional overnight stays

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent required with three (3) to five (5) years of purchasing, or telecommunications related experience.  Some college-level coursework is preferred.

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

Updated 9/13/17