KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced that the company seeks to hire nearly 300 people to fill available jobs in Missouri and Kansas. The positions are primarily technicians and retail support jobs and are a result of AT&T's continued investment in the two-state region.
"AT&T continues to expand its customer base in the Greater Midwest Region and invest in our network to ensure we are providing the high level of service customers have come to expect," said John Sondag, president of AT&T Missouri. "We are pleased that our ongoing investments result in new opportunities for working families."
AT&T invested more than $2.5 billion in its Missouri and Kansas wireless and wireline networks from 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers. In recent years, AT&T has launched new products such as its Digital Life home security and automation service and its AT&T GigaPower ultra-fast Internet service. AT&T also recently welcomed DIRECTV as part of the AT&T family.
More than half of the available jobs in Missouri and Kansas are located in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Most of those jobs are for installation and service technicians for our U-verse digital TV, high-speed Internet and voice services. More information on AT&T technician job openings can be found at attlinks.com/Kansas-Technicians and attlinks.com/Missouri-Technicians
AT&T jobs are among the best in the world and offer competitive wages and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more. New employees will receive paid training and on-the-job support as they learn new job skills.
AT&T employs nearly 12,000 people in Missouri and Kansas and is constantly hiring talent. AT&T hired nearly 1,100 people in Missouri and Kansas during 2015, including more than 300 in the Kansas City area. AT&T offers numerous opportunities for professional development and education. AT&T is committed to diversity and veteran recruiting.
For more information about AT&T's coverage in Missouri and Kansas or anywhere in the U.S., consumers may visit the AT&T Coverage Viewer. Using the online tool, AT&T customers can measure quality of coverage from a street address, intersection, ZIP code or even a landmark. For updates on the AT&T wireless network, please visit the AT&T network news page.
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Reliability claim based on nationwide carriers' 4G LTE. 4G LTE not available everywhere.
*Global coverage claim based on offering discounted voice and data roaming; LTE roaming; voice roaming; and world-capable smartphone and tablets in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier. International service required. Coverage not available in all areas. Coverage may vary per country and be limited/restricted in some countries.
SOURCE AT&T Inc.