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Network Technician – Southwest KS

 
Nex-Tech is a broadband and technology company that connects thousands of people and businesses through a robust fiber network. We deliver the highest quality Internet, with speeds up to 1 Gig, streaming TV, home security, and local and long-distance phone service. Nex-Tech also provides an array of enterprise solutions including cloud services, Hosted PBX, network security, managed IT, physical security and surveillance, advertising solutions, and network operations monitoring to business clients nationwide. Nex-Tech focuses on providing our customers the best technology and support with the best people and has been doing so for more than 70 years.
 
The Network Technician will work directly with our managed services customers to help meet their IT needs. The right candidate will be one who enjoys getting to know their customers, understand their business and how IT helps move forward, and working independently. Daily tasks will include system administration duties including server installation, system/application installation and patch management, Windows issue resolution, log analysis and others. Configures, tests, and maintains LAN/WAN equipment and services including switches, routers, firewalls, and VPN. The employee will also provide on-site and telephone technical support for Nex-Tech customers.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of computer technology and its associated lingo.
  • Knowledge of diagnostic testing software and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret computer reports and printouts.
  • Ability to communicate with customers, co-workers, and various business contacts in a courteous and professional manner.
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma plus a minimum of one year experience in computer/peripheral and network support.
  • A+ certification or Network+ certification or equivalent required.
  • Must possess a Kansas Driver's license.
  • This position requires completion of a background check.
 
 
 

Advertising Solutions Representative - Any Nex-Tech Location or Remote

Nex-Tech is a broadband and technology company that connects thousands of people and businesses through a robust fiber network. We deliver the highest quality Internet, with speeds up to 1 Gig, streaming TV, home security, and local and long-distance phone service. Nex-Tech also provides an array of enterprise solutions including cloud services, Hosted PBX, network security, managed IT, physical security and surveillance, advertising solutions, and network operations monitoring to business clients nationwide. Nex-Tech focuses on providing our customers the best technology and support with the best people and has been doing so for more than 70 years.
 
Our Advertising Solutions Representative promotes and sells products and services for Nex-Tech while creating and maintaining a positive business relationship between Nex-Tech and its customers. Sells and promotes Advertising Solutions product line, including marketing planning, strategic consulting, graphic design, search engine optimization, social media marketing, video production, website development, and more. Represents Nex-Tech by attending industry meetings/conferences, serving on committees, attending community events, and making presentations.
 
The right person must develop a strong working knowledge of products and services which include video, Internet, telephone and mobile phone, and must be willing to travel to work in various offices in the Nex-Tech service area.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of how to identify sales opportunities and close business.
  • Knowledge of marketing planning and sales plan execution. 
  • Ability to use a solution selling approach to recognize opportunities, gather customer requirements, and properly recommend products and services.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Kansas Driver’s License.
Education and Experience:
  • Associate’s degree in Marketing or related field, or the equivalent experience.
 

Account Representative– Hastings, Grand Island, or Kearney area

Nex-Tech is a thriving broadband and technology company, providing state-of-the-art communication services throughout Kansas and nationwide business technology solutions. Nex-Tech is a Kansas Governor’s Award of Excellence recipient and was founded in 1951 to make life better for our friends and neighbors, our customers, by giving them access to high-speed, high-tech services that some can only dream about.
 
If you are looking to start a new and exciting career, have strong communication skills and enjoy the challenge of meeting and exceeding your income goals, Nex-Tech is the perfect place to start. You will receive consistent one-on-one training and ongoing mentoring from the sales managers and other sales representatives. You will also receive hands on experience and training using leading edge sales tools and tactics to promote and sell products and services for Nex-Tech in the Hastings, Grand Island, or Kearney area. Your main purpose is to generate business with customers/prospects and propose exceptional technology solutions to enhance business operations and solve issues. You will also provide sales support and collaborate with project managers to create accurate sales proposals.
 
 
Requirements:
Associate’s degree in Business or IT Technology or equivalent experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
 
 

Communications Technician – Wakeeney, KS

Nex-Tech is a thriving broadband and technology company, providing state-of-the-art communication services throughout Kansas and nationwide business technology solutions. Nex-Tech is a Kansas Governor’s Award of Excellence recipient and was founded in 1951 to make life better for our friends and neighbors, our customers, by giving them access to high-speed, high-tech services that some can only dream about.
 
Our communications technician will Install, maintain, and troubleshoot residential and business Layer 1 distribution and transport plant, Layer 2 transport and access, and customer premise equipment, including fiber optics, wireless equipment, and copper phone lines. Our technicians install and maintain all equipment, as well as providing excellent customer service on every visit. Technicians will also restore buildings and grounds disrupted by service work.
 
Requirements:
  • Knowledge of fiber to the home (FTTH), Wireless, DSL, small phone systems, PBX, and premises wiring standards.
  • Ability to troubleshoot communications equipment, including fault finding, customer premise inside wiring, modems, antennas, and fiber terminals.
  • Ability to splice copper/fiber associated with installation and repair of customer equipment.
  • Advanced knowledge of the telecommunications industry.
  • Ability to read/interpret documents such as maps, blueprints, staking sheets, etc.
  • Must obtain and maintain a Kansas driver’s license.
Education and experience:
  • Technical degree in communication technology, or the equivalent of two years related work experience.
  • Internet equipment installation experience beneficial
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
 

Engineering Technician I - Smith Center, KS

Nex-Tech is looking for an energetic, career driven person to join a cohesive, supportive team environment with the opportunity for growth! Our Engineering Technician prepare, update, and maintain construction sheets, maps, cable records, and other plant records for outside plant facilities. Duties will include splicing and testing of copper and fiber-optic cable for new and restoration projects, completion of cost-studies of proposed construction plans to determine feasibility of projects, and inspection of all aspects of contracted work under construction. The employee will also prepare cutover sheets and update subscriber information with plant records.
 
Requirements:
  • Associate’s degree, or the equivalent, plus five years of experience or equivalent work experience in construction, engineering, or plant operations.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
 

Network Operations Center Technician I – Hays/Surrounding Area

Our NOC is growing, and we need you to help make it happen! If you are experienced working with network operations and have a strong desire to work for a leader in the communications industry, you may be ready to join our Nex-Tech NOC team!
 
Our NOC Technicians monitor internal and external communications networks 24/7/365. Duties will include monitoring, assessing, and troubleshooting telecommunications and data. Other duties will include opening trouble tickets and managing ticket queues for response, follow up, and event escalations as well as responding to inbound phone calls, emails, and requests as needed. We offer a four-day work week with multiple shifts available, including shift differential pay opportunities.
 
Education & Experience:
  • High school diploma, or the equivalent.
  • Ability to perform network surveillance utilizing standard industry monitoring tools.
  • Knowledge Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking.
  • Knowledge of configuration, operations, and support of business networking equipment.
  • Exceptional listener and communicator, ability to convey information verbally and in writing.
  • A background check will be required for this position.
 

Network Operations Technician – Victoria KS

Nex-Tech is a broadband and technology company that connects thousands of people and businesses through a robust fiber network. We deliver the highest quality Internet, with speeds up to 1 Gig, streaming TV, home security, and local and long-distance phone service. Nex-Tech also provides an array of enterprise solutions including cloud services, Hosted PBX, network security, managed IT, physical security and surveillance, advertising solutions, and network operations monitoring to business clients nationwide. Nex-Tech focuses on providing our customers the best technology and support with the best people and has been doing so for more than 70 years.
 
Our Network Operations Technician will assist in monitoring the Internet network and all associated equipment to determine network stability, traffic throughput, assess server overloads, link capacities and outages, and all other events that are detrimental to customer service. Maintains routers, switches, network management systems (NMS), and alarm collection.  Assists in the assessment and implementation of software and appliance-based IP security measures in both public and private segments of the network. Candidate will assist in documenting and managing IP address schemes and assigning IP addresses.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and abilities: 
  • Knowledge of networking, routing, protocols, and testing. 
  • Knowledge of switching, tagging, and transport protocols. 
  • Knowledge of cat6 cabling, termination, and troubleshooting. 
  • Knowledge of UNIX, LINUX and Windows-based servers. 
  • Knowledge of Cisco, Extreme, Calix, and Cambium equipment and other command line interfaces. 
Education and Experience: 
  • Associate degree in Communications Technology, Computer Information Systems, or the equivalent. 
  • Three years of experience in LAN/WAN networking, Central Office transport, IP transport, IPTV, VoIP, routing and network design, or equivalent experience. 
  • Must possess a Kansas Driver’s license 
  • This position requires completion of a background check. 
 
 

Part-Time Help Desk Representative – Hays or Salina, KS

 
Nex-Tech is seeking technically savvy, customer oriented individuals as Help Desk Representatives. If you enjoy technology, a challenge and working with people, this may be the job for you! We have FULL-TIME and PART-TIME positions available!
 
Job duties include supporting customers via phone and e-mail with telephone, computer, internet, and cable television related troubleshooting and questions, and maintaining customer database. Resolving technical issues efficiently, following the issue from start to finish. Following up on customer issues, escalating as needed, and avidly working to deliver the highest level of customer service.
 
Requirements:
  • High school diploma, or equivalent.
  • One year experience working with personal computers, various software programs, and the internet or equivalent training, and/or customer service experience.
All Employees Receive:
  • Competitive Pay
  • Great Working Environment
  • Profit Sharing Bonus
  • Free and Discounted Nex-Tech Services
  • Savings Plan options, with Company Match
 
Full-Time Benefits Include:
  • Health Insurance options, including Company HSA Contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
 

Full-Time Construction Assistant

 
If you like working outdoors and have experience in cable installation and splicing, or have used digging and trenching equipment, bucket trucks, and other construction equipment, we may have a position for you.
 
Nex-Tech is seeking a Construction Assistant to operate digging, trenching, and cable installation equipment. Must be able to perform manual work to complete work orders, troubleshoot and repair buried and aerial plant, and maintain right-of-way. Assists with splicing cables and pulling cables to appropriate locations. Duties also include routine maintenance of construction equipment. Summer and winter work conditions.
 
Requirements:
  • 18 years of age.
  • Three months of construction experience working with heavy equipment.
  • Prior telecommunications experience beneficial.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • CDL not required but preferred.
  • Must be able to meet physical requirements.
 
 

Seasonal Construction Assistant

 
If you like working outdoors and have experience in cable installation and splicing, or have used digging and trenching equipment, bucket trucks, and other construction equipment, we may have a position for you.
 
Nex-Tech is seeking a Construction Assistant to operate digging, trenching, and cable installation equipment. Must be able to perform manual work to complete work orders, troubleshoot and repair buried and aerial plant, and maintain right-of-way. Assists with splicing cables and pulling cables to appropriate locations. Duties also include routine maintenance of construction equipment. Summer and winter work conditions.
 
Requirements:
  • 18 years of age.
  • Prior construction, farm, heavy equipment or telecommunications experience helpful.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, CDL beneficial.