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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Job Title:

Facilities Maintenance Technician (Part-time)

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 on a part-time basis.

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.
  • 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 lift ≥ 50lbs
  • 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:

Business Sales Specialist

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 Business Sales Specialist.

General Summary

Sells business solutions to commercial customers.  Follows up on sales leads and informs and educates potential customers of available products and services. Defines potential customer needs, finds solutions, develops proposals and sales presentations, and closes the sale. Maintains contact with existing customer base to capitalize on new sales opportunities. Follows up with customers to ensure customer satisfaction.

Essential Job Functions

  • Sells business solutions and telecommunications equipment by identifying, researching and contacting potential customers.
  • Follows up on sales leads from technicians, advertisements, and promotions. Informs and educates potential customers of available products and services.
  • Defines potential customer needs, find solutions, develops proposals and sales presentations, and closes the sale. Works with sales engineers on complex customer solutions. Coordinates with multiple departments to fulfill customer needs.
  • Maintains contact with existing customer base and capitalizes on any new sales opportunities by introducing new technologies, products and services to support client operations.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus one to three years of previous sales experience required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent listener.
  • Professional appearance and integrity.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of telecommunications technology, products and services.
  • Knowledge of company products and services.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of management principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of sales practices and principles.
  • Skill in operating office equipment.
  • Skill in identifying and resolving problems.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Skill in persuasion techniques.
  • Skill in negotiating.
  • 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.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to make sound decisions using information at hand.

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:

Network Engineer

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 Network Engineer.

General Summary

Installs, configures, maintains, monitors, and troubleshoots telco’s and/or customers’ wireless network and data networks system to ensure a stable operation at all times.  This includes developing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all new and existing network hardware, software, and communication links within the company and customer networks.  Performs system maintenance and troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair of company and/or customer networks.

Essential Job Functions

  • Install, configure, maintain, and monitors company networks to support fiber, copper, and fixed wireless needs.
  • Develop security procedures and respond to notifications to eliminate threats to network equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network problems.
  • Ensure network meets company needs for end-users by analyzing data traffic and monitoring network performance.
  • Implement network policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Promotes a positive and professional image of the company to customers, co-workers, contractors, Management and others.
  • Maintain current industry knowledge.
  • Support on-call work on nights and weekends as needed.
  • May train users.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma and three to four years of equivalent experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology preferred.
  • 2+ years’ successful network troubleshooting experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • CBRS CPI certification a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN design.
  • Knowledge in Fixed Wireless design.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and basic routing protocols (BGP, EIGRP, RIP, OSPF).
  • Skill in using network equipment such as routers, servers, switches, and modems.
  • Skill in problem solving and resolution.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting technical documents and information.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments.
  • Ability to 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:

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

Job Title:

Fiber Splicer

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 Fiber Splicer.

General Summary

Prepares cable, splices and tests fiber cable.  Splicing fiber in buried, aerial and indoor locations. Able to make fiber terminations at Central office, remote or customer location.  Document results of splicing and testing.  Will be splicing new construction fiber as well as working on and maintaining existing fiber in-service.

Essential Job Functions

  • Splices fiber cables and cuts terminals for new construction. Maintains and repairs new cable plant and fiber optic lines by opening and terminating fibers.
  • Maintains cable system by testing to locate trouble, opening cable to repair or replace defective sections, and closing and sealing cable.
  • Identifies counts, and prepares for splicing as directed by engineering document.
  • Transfers customers’ service from one cable and/or terminal to another by reworking cut sheets and assigning counts.
  • Must be willing to work overtime and schedule night cuts and outage restorations.
  • 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.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Required to participate in continuing education as required to improve job function.
  • 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.
  • Minimum one year of specific experience in splicing fiber cable.
  • Must be able to discern colors.
  • 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 telecommunication construction and cable installation practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of voice communications and digital technology.
  • Knowledge of company products and services.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of fiber color codes.
  • Familiar with OTDR and fiber testing.
  • Skill in reading cable schematics, fiber count reports and verification reports.
  • Skill in operating service equipment including various hand tools and testing equipment.
  • 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 troubleshoot 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.
  • Ability to work independently and maintain high degree of organization.
  • Ability to create and maintain a clean and well-organized finished product in terminating fiber in office, at customer location, or in splice closure in the field.
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter.

Additional Comments:

CVTC 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