SMC Infrastructure Solutions

Outside Plant Construction Field Superintendent

FLSA: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: MD, DC, & VA

This position oversees the daily Outside Plant Construction activities at a work site. The Field Superintendent is responsible for the overall progress of the project including scheduling of workers, delivery of equipment and materials, as well as keeping the project on track and within budget.

Essential Job Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ability to read and understand contract documents, drawings and specifications, as well as understand building systems, construction materials, electrical, design and engineering concepts applicable to data & telecommunications infrastructure projects
  • Perform site visits, surveys and document existing conditions, as well as develop a plan for manpower and equipment through scheduling
  • Work in collaboration with a network of subcontractors and material suppliers, to guarantee best value pricing, timely estimates and quality of work available on every project
  • Familiar with Outside Plant (OSP) construction methods and recommendations relative to copper, fiber-optic installations, aerial, directional boring, backhoe, trenching, and plowing operations as well as digger and bucket truck operations

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 3-5 years successful experience as an Outside Plant Field Superintendent, or similar position
  • Valid Driver’s License is required with clean driving record
  • A combination of technical training and experience is required, a degree in a related field is a plus but not required
  • Experience in proposal development and projects for and/or customer experience with federal, state, local governments and commercial installations
  • Computer skills with a basic understanding of MS Office Suite a plus
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance is a plus but not required