TDS ramps up Spokane construction, hiring 80+ workers

SPOKANE, Washington – TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) is looking to hire more than 80 local workers as it ramps up construction of its high-speed, all-fiber internet network in Spokane and Spokane Valley.

The company has posted 85 positions on its careers page,, including opportunities for outside plant construction technicians and outside plant fiber splicers. Both entry- and Supervisor-level roles are available. The positions will help with the installation of communication facilities throughout the community and work with the latest communications technology.

Those hired will receive a $5,000 sign-on bonus, as well as in-house CDL training.

“It’s an exciting time to join TDS as we continue working to provide better connections for Spokane-area residents and businesses. These new positions offer competitive wages, great benefits, and ample opportunities for advancement. We’re excited to grow our Spokane team and create family-sustaining jobs in the community,” said Lauren Lins, TDS senior manager of Talent Acquisition and DEI&B.  

TDS’ network features internet speeds up to 8Gig, as well as TV and phone service. The network has launched in several neighborhoods already, with TDS fiber service currently available to more than 10,000 homes and businesses in the area.

Residents and business owners should check for more information regarding services available at their address or installation status.

Media Contact: Mark Schaaf | Associate Manager - Communications | TDS Telecom | 414-326-3588 |

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to a mix of small to mid-sized urban, suburban and rural communities throughout the U.S. With 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly growing technology company. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 8 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs 3,600 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. Visit

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