Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (CVTC) was established in 1953 and is located in rural Central Texas, midway between Austin and Houston. We offer our members and customers local and long distance voice service as well as high-speed Internet. We are one of the largest companies in Fayette County and are committed to giving back to our community.

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Colorado Valley Communications enjoys attending area community career events. We have a pool of talented employees who want to live and work locally. If you are interested in joining our company, please submit for consideration a resume with cover letter to jobinquiry@cvctx.com.
 
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Job Title:

Customer Relations Assistant

Company Name:

Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Job Description:

Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (CVTC) was established in 1953 and is located in rural Central Texas, midway between Austin and Houston.  We offer our members and customers local and long distance telephone service as well as high-speed broadband services.  We are one of the largest companies in Fayette County and are committed to giving back to our community.

CVTC is seeking a highly motivated individual focused on quality customer service to join our team to fill the position of Customer Relations Assistant.

General Summary

Serves as primary point of contact for new customers.  Assists customers with billing inquiries, new service requests, upgrades and disconnects. Completes paperwork for service applications and disconnects. Sells and promotes services of the company while dealing with new and existing customers.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides customer service by assisting customers with billing inquiries, new service requests, service plan changes, disconnects, service questions and concerns.
  • Completes appropriate paperwork for service plan changes and disconnects.
  • Handles reconnects of services of customers with late payments. Performs collection functions on delinquent accounts.
  • Promotes and sells services to new and existing customers.
  • Develops and sends correspondence to customers including membership letters, welcome packets, etc.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by Management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus one year of customer service experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of company products and services.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of general office procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic cashiering practices.
  • Skill in operating various office equipment such as personal computer, copier, fax and telephone systems.
  • Skill in prioritizing and completing multiple projects.
  • Skill in identifying problems and resolutions.
  • Ability to communicate with customers, co-workers and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.

Additional Comments:

CVTC and its affiliates offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package as well as a challenging work environment.  CVTC conducts background checks as well as pre-employment and random post-hire drug screenings.  If you are interested in joining our team, please submit for confidential consideration a cover letter, resume and three professional references to jobinquiry@cvctx.com or mail to Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc., Attn: Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 130, La Grange, TX 78945. E.O.E.

Job Location:

La Grange, TX

Contact Information:

Human Resources
979-242-5911

Job Title:

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Company Name:

Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Job Description:

Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (CVTC) was established in 1953 and is located in rural Central Texas, midway between Austin and Houston.  We offer our members and customers local and long distance telephone service as well as high-speed broadband services.  We are one of the largest companies in Fayette County and are committed to giving back to our community.

CVTC is seeking a highly motivated individual focused on quality customer service to join our team to fill the position of a Facilities Maintenance Technician.

General Summary

Maintains the upkeep and maintenance of company buildings and grounds. Duties include but are not limited to plumbing, electrical, landscape, sprinkler systems and coordinating with contractors.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintains the upkeep and maintenance of company buildings and grounds.
  • Maintains buildings by inspecting and repairing plumbing, electrical and building fixtures as needed.
  • Maintains grounds through mowing, shredding, weed control, watering, pressure washing, and disposing of trash.
  • Maintains the upkeep of landscape throughout the property or properties.
  • Repairs yards and fences as needed.
  • Oversee the maintenance of the company fleet vehicles.
  • May construct outbuildings and storage sheds using hand and power tools.
  • May assist warehouse or other departments in various tasks when needed.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to operate a forklift.
  • Must be able to lift and carry loads of at least 50 lbs.
  • May assist Installer/Repairer technicians upon request.
  • May perform custodial duties when needed.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus one to two years of specialized training in electronics and/or plumbing. Previous facilities maintenance experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of electrical and plumbing systems.
  • Knowledge of general building and grounds repair and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Skill in operating various hand and power tools.
  • Skill in operating various grounds and maintenance equipment including mower, weed eater, pressure washer, chemical sprayer, sprinkler systems, tractor, truck and trailer, forklift, lifts, bucket trucks.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Ability to work at various heights using ladders, lifts, or bucket trucks.
  • Ability to work in various temperatures and weather conditions.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to effectively function as a team player.

Additional Comments:

CVTC and its affiliates offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package as well as a challenging work environment.  CVTC conducts background checks as well as pre-employment and random post-hire drug screenings.  If you are interested in joining our team, please submit for confidential consideration a cover letter, resume and three professional references to jobinquiry@cvctx.com or mail to Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc., Attn: Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 130, La Grange, TX 78945. E.O.E.

Job Location:

La Grange, TX

Contact Information:

Human Resources
979-242-5911

Job Title:

Accountant

Company Name:

Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Job Description:

Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (CVTC) was established in 1953 and is located in rural Central Texas, midway between Austin and Houston.  We offer our members and customers local and long distance telephone service as well as high-speed broadband services.  We are one of the largest companies in Fayette County and are committed to giving back to our community.

CVTC is seeking a highly motivated individual focused on quality customer service to join our team to fill the position of an Accountant.

General Summary

Maintains ledgers and financial records of the organization.  Reviews, analyzes and interprets financial data. Prepares various financial statements and reports.  Prepares regulatory reports and state and federal tax reports.  Performs monthly close process.  Works with CPA firms and audit teams on annual audit.  Ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintains ledgers and financial records including general ledger, accounts payable/receivable records, bank reconciliations and cash disbursements in accordance with established guidelines and procedures.
  • Develops and implements financial strategies to support the overall goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Prepares and supervises the preparation of various financial statements and reports.
  • Reviews, analyzes and interprets financial data for use by management in assessing financial position of the organization.
  • Prepares and supervises the preparation of various local, state and federal tax assessment reports.
  • Performs monthly close processes by reconciling ledger accounts, reconciling balance sheets, reviewing revenue and expense accounts, reconciling inventories and preparing monthly financial statements.
  • Works with external CPA firm on annual audit.
  • Prepares tax returns and estimates for tax deposit requirements.
  • Processes payroll and ensures compliance with federal and state payroll wage and hour laws and best practices.
  • Works with consultants on property tax reporting to the state and local tax jurisdictions as well as consultants that work on regulatory reporting.
  • Monitors company compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and reporting requirements.
  • Provides financial guidance and support to other departments and senior management.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance is preferred or related field or equivalent experience, plus two years of accounting experience in a regulated industry.
  • Extensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint).
  • Proficiency in financial software and technology.

Beneficial Qualifications

  • Financial preparation experience, with experience in a senior-level role.
  • Master’s degree in business administration (MBA), accounting or finance is a plus.
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) license is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of telecommunications industry accounting practices.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of federal and state payroll tax, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of company products and services.
  • Skill in preparing and analyzing financial reports.
  • Skill in operating office equipment.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage a team and delegate tasks effectively.
  • Ability to develop and implement financial plans and budgets.
  • 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 maintain confidentiality.

Additional Comments:

CVTC and its affiliates offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package as well as a challenging work environment.  CVTC conducts background checks as well as pre-employment and random post-hire drug screenings.  If you are interested in joining our team, please submit for confidential consideration a cover letter, resume and three professional references to jobinquiry@cvctx.com or mail to Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc., Attn: Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 130, La Grange, TX 78945. E.O.E.

Job Location:

La Grange, TX

Contact Information:

Human Resources: 979-242-5911

Job Title:

Broadband Deployment Installer/Repairer

Company Name:

Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Job Description:

Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (CVTC) was established in 1953 and is located in rural Central Texas, midway between Austin and Houston.  We offer our members and customers local and long distance telephone service as well as high-speed broadband services.  We are one of the largest companies in Fayette County and are committed to giving back to our community.

CVTC is seeking a highly motivated individual focused on quality customer service to join our team to fill the position of a Broadband Deployment Installer/Repairer.

General Summary

Installs, maintains, and services customer premises equipment. Typically installs copper and fiber drop wires including buried and aerial, station protectors, network interface devices, DSL as well as wireless Internet.  Also performs initial wiring or rewiring for new subscriber systems.  Explains equipment and services and answers customer questions. Completes all installation and repair related forms and reports.

Essential Job Functions

  • Installs new services and equipment for subscribers by installing drop wires, station protections and network interface devices. Wires new systems using appropriate tools.
  • Maintains and repairs existing equipment by using test sets 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.
  • Completes all installation and repair related forms and reports.
  • Confers with customers to further determine problems and acceptable resolutions.
  • Installs and maintains equipment for diversified telco services including wireless and fiber services.
  • On-Call Rotation.
  • Must be able to climb ladder and other structures as needed; uses bucket truck when required. Lifts and carries loads of at least 50 lbs.
  • Promotes a positive and professional image of the company to customers, co-workers, contractors, Management and others.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned by Management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One to two years of telecommunications schooling or equivalent work experience.
  • One to two years of experience in the installation and maintenance of telecommunications equipment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word & Excel).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of basic electronics, specification sheets and circuit diagrams.
  • Knowledge of telecommunications plant equipment operations and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of local exchange distribution network facilities.
  • Knowledge of company products and services.
  • Skill in operating service equipment including various hand tools and testing equipment.
  • Ability to follow company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, customers and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as maps, staking sheets, and operating and maintenance instruction manuals.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to evaluate, test and repair sophisticated equipment.
  • Ability to improve or redesign procedures for specific installation/repair problems.
  • Ability to work independently and make sound technical decisions using information at hand.
  • Ability to effectively function as a team player.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter.
  • Tower climbing skill and ability a plus.
  • Networking knowledge a plus.
  • Technical experience with fiber a plus.

Additional Comments:

CVTC and its affiliates offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package as well as a challenging work environment.  CVTC conducts background checks as well as pre-employment and random post-hire drug screenings.  If you are interested in joining our team, please submit for confidential consideration a cover letter, resume and three professional references to jobinquiry@cvctx.com or mail to Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc., Attn: Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 130, La Grange, TX 78945. E.O.E.

Job Location:

La Grange, TX

Contact Information:

Human Resources: 979-242-5911

Job Title:

Engineering Technician

Company Name:

Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Job Description:

Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (CVTC) was established in 1953 and is located in rural Central Texas, midway between Austin and Houston.  We offer our members and customers local and long distance telephone service as well as high-speed broadband services.  We are one of the largest companies in Fayette County and are committed to giving back to our community.

CVTC is seeking a highly motivated individual focused on quality customer service to join our team to fill the position of an Engineering Technician.

General Summary

Under supervision, plan and prepare CAD drawings for construction of new and removal or rearrangement of existing aerial and underground lines, cables, and conduits.  Assist with considering existing and future service demand, available and existing lines, and economic factors to determine new construction or rearrangements and removals required.  Selects construction routes and determines equipment requirements.  Prepares detailed construction and installation drawings and estimates equipment, labor, and material quantities.  Interacts with customer and construction contractor crews during the facility build.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prior to preparing Engineering documents, perform a field visit to meet with customer and determine proposed facility routes and determine quantities needed for construction.
  • Plan and prepare drawings and staking sheets for new construction, removal or rearrangement of existing aerial or underground lines, cables, and conduits.
  • Ensure compliance with RUS and industry specifications by staking all lines to be built.
  • Organize and file necessary paperwork and staking sheets.
  • Select routing of path creation and determines equipment requirements as appropriate.
  • Prepare detailed construction and installation drawings. Estimates equipment, labor, and material quantities.
  • Prepare necessary jurisdictional permits. (TxDoT, county, railroad crossing, pole attachments)
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and up-to-date facility record changes resulting from network construction using GIS Mapping system (CADTel) and facility assignment and service order management system (NISC).
  • Requires the ability to work outside at times and meet with customers on location.
  • Able to work with other departments in the course of work order construction and completion.
  • Promote a positive and professional image of the company to customers, co-workers, contractors, Management, and others.
  • Maintain a current and valid driver’s license to perform the duties of this position.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned by Management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus two to four years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Broadband Deployment Installer/Repairer experience preferred.
  • Excellent writing and speaking abilities.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of CADTel and/or NISC a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of telecommunications construction and engineering practices and principles.
  • Knowledge of right-of-way easements, procedures, and policies.
  • Knowledge and experience in telephone engineering including, but not limited to, the design of buried and aerial, copper cable and fiber optic cable is essential.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with cable numbering in reference to color codes, binders, and buffer tubes.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with cable numbering in reference to assignments and/or planning.
  • Skill in operating various office equipment such as personal computer, various software programs and telephone systems.
  • Skill in problem identification and resolution.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting technical documents and forms including work orders, staking sheets, schematics, and specification manuals.
  • Ability to communicate with customers, co-workers, and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments, accurately.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to make sound decisions using information at hand.
  • Ability to display a positive attitude and effectively function as a team player.

Additional Comments:

CVTC and its affiliates offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package as well as a challenging work environment.  CVTC conducts background checks as well as pre-employment and random post-hire drug screenings.  If you are interested in joining our team, please submit for confidential consideration a cover letter, resume and three professional references to jobinquiry@cvctx.com or mail to Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc., Attn: Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 130, La Grange, TX 78945. E.O.E.

Job Location:

La Grange, TX

Contact Information:

Human Resources: 979-242-5911