Career Opportunities

 

Sales Executive - Eastern North Dakota

BEK Communications is in need of a great outside sales person in Eastern ND.  If you are in technology or advertising sales, please read on!​


What you'll be doing:
You will identify new sales opportunities for our services which include; business & residential services, surveillance solutions, advertising sales and new product launches.  Potential customers will be targeted through cold calls & other sales avenues.​ You will develop a sales plan targeting small to mid-market companies in Valley City and surrounding rural areas and perform research in order to develop them into clients.​ You will complete customer requests for bids and proposals and meet with prospective clients to close business deals.​ You will be required to meet and/​or exceed minimum requirements for sales activity and revenue goals.​

Key Position Requirements:

  • Present and sell products/services to current and potential clients.​
  • Knowledge of telecom technology is helpful.​
  • Must have consistently met or exceed assigned quotas for the past three years.​
  • Establish and maintain current potential client and existing client relationships.​
  • Have the ability to prepare complex proposals with multiple hardware, software and services options.​
  • Must be fluent in the process of solution selling.​
  • Must have excellent communication skills - oral and written.​
  • Develop and implement strategies to create new business revenue.​
  • Work independently to meet and exceed quarterly and annual revenue target.​
  • Manage account service through quality checks and other follow-up.​
  • Identify markets, manage territories, cold call, qualify and develop prospects.​
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Applications 

What you need for this position:


- 3 -5​ years of successful outside sales experience selling

- Experience with consultative sales

- The desire to succeed.

- The ability to learn and understand new technologies.

- Excellent communication skills

- Proven customer service skills


What's in it for you:


- Competitive compensation and excellent benefit package [health insurance, retirement, paid vacation],

- Learn new technologies



Please send cover letter with resume to the following address: 

BEK Communications, Attn: Hiring Manager, PO Box 230, Steele, ND 58482 or you may forward cover letter and resume to; brendaw@bektel.coop

BEK Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Systems Support Engineer

Job Responsibilities

Primary functions are to support operations and execute projects such as:

  • Support Server infrastructure for BEK’s IP and Cloud Products.
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Monitor existing systems and infrastructure to ensure high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical resources
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Helps in the design, development, testing and evaluation of current and future IP Product offerings.
  • LAN security/firewall maintenance and provisioning
  • Assist in the support and maintenance of BEK’s internal operations.

In addition to individual projects, this role is responsible for working with operations personnel to implement complex product implementations.  Some of the daily responsibilities for this position include:

  • Creating project plans to implement company goals.
  • Executing project plans as part of a team.
  • Interacting with multiple departments and customers daily.
  • Minimizing system downtime and customer impact.
  • Assisting central office personnel with general operations
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to system configuration, mapping, processes, and product offerings
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning
  • Managing vendors, including tracking hardware/software issues and driving vendors to resolve issues.
  • Performing other duties as requested by manager.

 

Required Personal Skills

 

Qualified applicants must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A strong sense of responsibility and initiative.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen knowledge base and proficiencies.
  • Prioritize and organize tasks carefully and accurately.
  • Share acquired skills with team members through formal and informal channels.
  • Accept constructive criticism from peers.
  • Excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills.
  • Work independently and as part of a team.
  • Dedication and commitment to providing continuous service for the advancement of technology.
  • Communicate well with all levels of management and company personnel.
  • Handle multiple projects and tasks with potentially varying priorities.
  • Make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified applicants must possess the following:

  • Working knowledge of VmWare Server virtualization technologies.
  • Working technical knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Working knowledge of VoIP systems.
  • Working knowledge of Ethernet networking.
  • Associates degree in electrical engineering, computer science or related field, or equivalent experience.

 

Special Working Conditions

This position may involve special working conditions, including:

  • 24x7 group accessibility.
  • Subject to on-call rotation.

 

How to Apply

BEK offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.  Please forward resume to BEK Communications, Attn: Human Resource Manager, PO Box 230, Steele, ND 58482 or email to brendaw@bektel.com

 

Network Support Engineer

Job Responsibilities

Primary functions are to support operations and sales personnel and execute projects such as:

  • Provide support for operations and sales as part of the network engineering team.
  • Provide installation support for protect and watch product lines.
  • Assist sales personnel in providing engineering, installation and support for complex installs of BEK IP product offerings.
  • Provide support, daily monitoring, maintenance and administration of IPTV and RF network and infrastructure.
  • Helps in the design, development, testing and evaluation of current and future IP Product offerings.
  • Assist in the support and maintenance of BEK’s internal operations.

 

In addition to individual projects, this role is responsible for working with operations and sales personnel to implement complex product implementations.  Some of the daily responsibilities for this position include:

  • Contributing to the company vision of being the industry leader in customer service through quality, commitment, courtesy, integrity and teamwork.
  • Creating project plans in order to implement company goals.
  • Executing project plans as part of a team.
  • Interacting with multiple departments and customers on a daily basis.
  • Troubleshooting IPTV, RF and product issues to resolution.
  • Minimizing network downtime and customer impact.
  • Assisting operations, central office and sales personnel.
  • Implementing new product offerings.
  • Managing vendors, including tracking hardware/software issues and driving vendors to resolve issues.
  • Performing other duties as requested by manager.

 

Required Personal Skills

 

Qualified applicants must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A strong sense of responsibility and initiative.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen knowledge base and proficiencies.
  • Prioritize and organize tasks carefully and accurately.
  • Share acquired skills with team members through formal and informal channels.
  • Accept constructive criticism from peers.
  • Excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills.
  • Work independently and as part of a team.
  • Dedication and commitment to providing continuous service for the advancement of technology.
  • Communicate well with all levels of management and company personnel.
  • Handle multiple projects and tasks with potentially varying priorities.
  • Make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified applicants must possess the following:

  • Working knowledge of Ethernet networking.
  • Working knowledge of IP-TV and RF products and operations.
  • Working knowledge of emerging technologies including data streaming for video transport.
  • Associates degree in electrical engineering, computer science or related field, or equivalent experience.

 

Special Working Conditions

This position may involve special working conditions, including:

  • 24x7 group accessibility.
  • Subject to on-call rotation.

 

How to Apply

BEK offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.  Please forward resume to BEK Communications, Attn: Human Resource Manager, PO Box 230, Steele, ND 58482 or email to brendaw@bektel.com

 

 

Network Service Technician

 

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Network Service Technician (NST) reporting from our Steele Headquarters Post. The candidate who fills this position must reside within 30 minutes of Steele 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 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.

Submit resume to, BEK Communications, PO Box 230, Steele, ND 58482 – Attn: Brenda Waletzko or by email to brendaw@bektel.coop

 

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. and have a valid U.S. Drivers License.

 

 

 

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