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Construction Technician
Director, Plant Operations
Manager, Engineering
Materials Management Specialist
Technology Service Associate
Technology Service Associate
Telecom Operations Center — Technician


Looking for a long-term career?

BBT is committed to attracting talented and motivated individuals that possess the desire to help and serve co-workers and customers alike. Come and be a part of a dynamic culture and team that rewards success with competitive pay and comprehensive benefits. There is a $1,000 signing bonus for new hires (terms and conditions apply). 

The following career opportunities are available:

1) Technology Service Associate

2) Telecom Operations Center — Technician

3) Construction Technician

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.  This company participates in E-Verify.

For more information we invite you to visit http://www.bigbend.net/employment/

Please mail a current resume to:

Attn:  HR808 N. 5th St.
Alpine, TX 79830

or email resume to: [email protected]

Please no phone calls.

Posted December 2018.



The Manager, Engineering directly supervises or manages all engineering activities, including designing projects, staking lines to be built, and Rights-of-Way (ROW) acquisition in compliance with RUS specifications. Consults with Network Planning regarding outside plant engineering design specifications. Implements network expansion and modernization plans provided by Network Planning. Approves new installations and coordinates Special Assemblies required to address unique customer requirements. May assist in coordinating the installation of subscriber carrier and other transmission systems. 

Education and Experience 

Bachelor of Science in an Engineering Discipline plus 5 years of engineering or engineering and construction experience either in the Telephone or Power Industries is a requirement. Post-secondary education is attractive. Professional Engineer Certification (PE) highly attractive. PMP/PPM or Black Belt in Project Management is desired. Prior supervisory experience is required. 

HCTC is in an aggressive “next stage” of network modernization emphasizing Fiber-to-the-Premise as well as CLEC expansion. The successful candidate must demonstrate significant experience and accomplishments in Construction and Engineering. 

See job posting at: https://www.hctc.net/careers/ 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Posted January 2018.


The Technology Service Associate provides technical assistance and support to our residential and business customers. The Technology Service Associate works with customers to recommend, sell, install, setup, test, and repair customer owned networks and devices that make use of the telecommunications network. The Technology Service Associate has appreciation for technology and helping people, and can effectively communicate the purpose and operations of technology to a novice. The Technology Service Associate facilitates the complete solution of product sales, upgrades, installations and service at the customer’s location and at the office. 

The Technology Service Associate will serve as the liaison between the customer and the telecommunications network technical staff. The Technology Service Associate must work efficiently and must effectively manage their work schedule coordination with dispatch. 

Education and Education 

The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to develop and maintain a positive and professional business relationship with internal and external customers is vital. The candidate should have formal instruction and job-related experience with various consumer technologies including but not exclusively computers, phone and conference systems, and computer networks. Experience and familiarity with telecommunication access solutions, DSL and fiber access technologies, and wireless access systems is highly desirable. 

Preference will be given to candidates with technical certifications including A+, Network+ and MCP. Bachelor of Science degree is desirable. 

See job posting at: https://www.hctc.net/careers/ 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Posted January 2018.


HCTC Director – Plant Operations 


Senior Manager position that directly, or indirectly through management subordinates, manages all aspects of Regulated ILEC and Competitive CLEC plant operations. Develops short and long-range network modernization strategies. Shares in development of business plans and budgets. Monitors and analyzes operations and implements improvements to processes, facilities and equipment. 

Current Team Size: 65 employees 

Education and Experience Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field. Seven to 10 years of applicable industry management experience also required. Specific experience within technical operations of an incumbent local exchange company (LEC) absolutely required. Proven Project Management skills. Six Sigma or PMP training/certification desired. See job posting at: https://www.hctc.net/careers/ 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 

Posted 02.06.19





The Materials Management Specialist performs materials management functions utilizing technical and specialized Telecommunications knowledge to ensure materials availability to satisfy construction project needs and assist with the process of converting material into assets adhering to RUS and FCC guidelines. Reviews any engineering changes that may impact materials or suppliers, to adjust stocks accordingly. Reviews and posts the charging-out of material to work orders ensuring that the type, function, and quantity of assets identified match plant records. Prepares items to be dispatched for use on company projects. Assists with the cycle counting of inventory, ensuring that materials are properly received, stocked, and accounted for. 

Education and Experience 

The successful candidate will have excellent skill and proficiency in inventory software, databases and systems. Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to develop and maintain a positive and professional business relationship with internal and external vendors is vital. Familiarity with industry regulations and RUS and FCC compliance and specifications affecting engineering projects is highly desirable. 

High school diploma or equivalent. Five (5) years engineering or engineering and construction experience either in the telephone or power industries required. 

See job posting at: https://www.hctc.net/careers/ 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Posted 02.06.19

Peoples Communication & Peoples Telephone Cooperative

Position: Controller


Reports to:CFO

Location: Quitman, TX

General Summary:

Manages all accounting and financial operations. Specific responsibilities include: monitoring receipts and disbursements, accounting and financial record keeping and reporting, payroll operations, short-term investments and management of cash flow. May negotiate terms of purchase and arranges for any necessary financing of major equipment and supplies. May research, recommend and administer long-term investments. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manages all accounting and financial activities by assigning work, checking quality of work, answering questions, handling personnel issues and monitoring work flow to ensure timely completion of accounting and finance activities. 
  • Monitors company cash flow situation by updating cash flow projections, reviewing accounts payable, analyzing long-term debt and reviewing accounts receivable reports and weekly cash requirements.
  • Manages company-wide payroll operations and completes related filings.
  • Ensures accurate record keeping and reporting by developing record keeping guidelines and preparing, analyzing and reviewing various financial reports.
  • Prepares and distributes monthly financial statements and revenue metrics to management. Files compliance reports with appropriate agencies. 
  • Fields and responds to all financial inquiries and prepares financial reports for external tax accountants, auditors and regulatory consultants.
  • May assist in researching, analyzing and making recommendations for investment options to General Manager and CFO as requested. 
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.*

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of telco accounting practices. 
  • Knowledge of state and federal financial reporting laws and regulations. 
  • Knowledge of financial analysis, reporting and investment practices. 
  • Knowledge of auditing, cash management and budgeting. 
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures. 
  • Knowledge of management principles and practices. 
  • Knowledge of company products and services. 
  • Skill in operating various office equipment such as personal computer, copier, fax and telephone systems. 
  • Skill in Excel and other Microsoft software.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting statistical and financial data. 
  • Skill in oral and written communication. 
  • Ability to communicate with customers, co-workers, and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner. 
  • Ability to make sound decisions using information at hand. 
  • Ability to think creatively and analytically and make suggestions for improvement. 
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments. 
  • Ability to effectively present financial information and respond to questions from board of directors, owners, members, etc. 
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail. 
  • Ability to create a team environment and sustain employee morale.  

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field plus five (5) to seven (7) years of accounting experience with at least three (3) years in a supervisory capacity. CPA preferred.

Interested candidates should apply online at www.peoplescom.net/careers.