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Careers at BEK

We’re a fun group of people working in a great environment, and we’re serious about exceptional technical and customer service. We strive to surprise people with the kind of caring and respect they don’t rely on from companies anymore, but come to once they’ve worked with us. We treat each other the same way, always treating coworkers with dignity and working as a team.

If this sounds like you, and if you’re interested in working in a supportive, professional and enjoyable environment, please apply for one of the positions below.
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We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Network Service Technician (NST) reporting from our Buffalo Central Office Post. The candidate who fills this position must reside within 30 minutes of Buffalo, ND and will be granted 6 months from the date of acceptance to relocate if required.

Network Service Technician provides telecommunications, data, and IPTV services to customers by constructing maintaining, operating and servicing, telephone lines, instruments and related equipment. Conducts tests and inspections of products, service, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

Computer skills are required along with experience in personal computer hardware and software maintenance and emphasis on internet applications. Ability to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventative maintenance and networking of telecommunications services in both business and residential environments.

Minimum education/experience required for the position is: knowledge and skills usually acquired through two years technical training or four years experience. Experience and knowledge in residential networks and entertainment technologies are desired. A+ certification is a plus.

Qualified applicants must be able to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues in a prompt, helpful and friendly manner. They must possess outstanding problem solving, communications and technical skills, along with a strong work ethic. Excellent customer service and communication skills, attention to detail and willingness to be trained on other systems within the company, as well as within the industry, are vital qualities.

Ability to work on call and evenings and weekends as needed. Proficiency with computers and basic networking experience is required. Technician must be a self starter and motivated to learn quickly. Ability to operate hand tools and perform professional cabling installations is key.

Responsibilities are varied, including installation, repair and maintenance of FTTH and copper based facilities; programming, and troubleshooting of our IPTV system, high speed data networks, and data products. Install, maintain, repair of customer equipment and IP services. The employee will also promote the sale of products and features and educate customers on the use of equipment. Applicant may be asked to fill extended stay duties away from reporting post when required. Performs all other duties assigned by Supervisor.

BEK Communications in Steele, ND has a position open for a Lead in our Outside Plant Department. The candidate who fills this position must reside within 45 minutes of Steele, ND and will be granted 6 months from the date of acceptance to relocate if required.

Outside Plant “Lead” provides supervision to daily activities of all Outside Plant Construction duties and Plant Technicians. Lead must possess a strong willingness to work alongside their team members and display solid teamwork characteristics. Outside Plant “Lead” will also coordinate scheduling of resources and operational activities both through the workday and during times of on-call.

Outside Plant “Lead” will also ensure their staff to have the necessary tools, technical and safety training to complete their work.

Applicant will work alongside other leadership members to promote new operational strategies bringing efficiency to daily operations. Assistance in the rollout of new products and services is key.

Outside Plant “Lead” provides telecommunications, data, and IPTV services to customers by constructing maintaining, operating and servicing, telephone lines, instruments and related equipment. Conducts tests and inspections of products, service, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

Outside Plant “Lead” implements activities associated with the provision of OSP facilities design and implementation required for expansion, rearrangements, and maintenance in accordance with RUS and NEC standards.

Applicant shall carry “Competent Person” status recognizing hazards in the workplace or on the jobsite and taking immediate, corrective action of its avoidance.

Strong computer skills are required along with experience in personal computer hardware and software maintenance and emphasis on IP applications. Ability to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventative maintenance and networking of telecommunications services in both business and residential environments. Ability to read and interpret field based staking sheets and apply knowledge to bring to as built status.

Minimum education/experience required for the position is: knowledge and skills usually acquired through two years technical training or four years experience. Experience and knowledge in residential networks and entertainment technologies are desired. A strong construction background, extensive knowledge of FTTH networks and fiber optic splicing is key.

Qualified applicants must be able to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues in a prompt, helpful and friendly manner. They must possess outstanding problem solving, communications and technical skills, along with a strong work ethic. Excellent customer service and communication skills, attention to detail and willingness to be trained on other systems within the company, as well as within the industry, are vital qualities. Ability to work on call and evenings and weekends as needed. Proficiency with computers and basic networking experience is required. Technician must be a self starter and motivated to learn quickly. Ability to operate hand tools and perform professional cabling installations is key.

Responsibilities are varied, including installation, repair and maintenance of FTTH facilities; programming, and trouble shooting of our IPTV system, high speed data networks, and data products. Install, maintain, repair of customer equipment and IP services. The employee will also promote the sale of products and features and educate customers on the use of equipment. Applicant may be asked to fill extended stay duties away from reporting post when required. Performs all other duties assigned by Supervisor.

How to Apply

BEK offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

Download an application.


Please send application and resume to:

BEK Communications

Attn: Human Resource Manager

PO Box 230, Steele, ND 58482


or email to:

careers@bektel.coop

Benefits

BEK offers the traditional medical, dental, life, PTO, 401K and Flexible Spending benefits. But we think you'll like our perks even more. Here are just a few:
  • Live in our service area? No cost telephone, internet, TV offerings and Cloud product offerings
  • 10 company-paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Tickets to area high school, college and professional sporting events and more!

EEOC

BEK Communications is a drug free workplace, conducting pre-employment and random drug testing.