CHARLOTTE, N.C.– AT&T (NYSE:T) is looking to fill nearly 100 new technician positions in North Carolina.
The company announced on Friday that the jobs now available are needed to meet growing demand for AT&T’s Internet, voice and video networks, including the expansion of U-verse with AT&T GigaPower solution.
Locally, a company spokesperson said, there are six new technical positions open in Chapel Hill, two in Wendell and 39 in Raleigh.
U-verse with AT&T GigaPower launched on Dec. 8 in Carrboro, Cary, Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, and also plans to bring the service to Durham, Charlotte and Greensboro. U-verse with AT&T GigaPower provides customers’ access to the fastest Internet available from AT&T, featuring speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, the company reported.
In addition to its technician positions, AT&T is looking to fill nearly 200 business sales and call center positions in North Carolina. In 2014, AT&T filled nearly 900 jobs in the state.
“AT&T is committed to offering industry-leading products and services, from advanced wireless to the ultra-high speed Internet of U-verse with AT&T GigaPower ,” said Venessa Harrison, president of AT&T North Carolina. “We are also dedicated to providing exemplary customer service through the best employees in our competitive industry. Our investments to achieve those goals here in North Carolina reflect the hard work of leaders at both the state and local levels to sustain forward-looking policies that attract business and help drive economic growth.”
AT&T currently employs more than 6,700 people throughout the state.