Job Opportunities

As an equal opportunity employer, our company is always accepting applications and resumes to incorporate into our candidate pool. When a candidate meets the qualifications and requirements, our HR Department will contact the candidate directly to discuss the opportunity in greater detail. We promote a safe and drug-free work environment. Prior to employment with SMCiS, we require candidates to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check.  


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Business Development Director

FLSA: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: Tracy’s Landing, MD

SMC Infrastructure Solutions (SMCiS) is recruiting for a Business Development Director to play a significant role in formulating and executing our growth initiatives, strategy development and overall business acquisition process. The Business Development Director is responsible for generating brand awareness in the local market and identifying commercial, federal and private business development opportunities.

SMCiS provides turnkey Inside and Outside Plant telecommunications infrastructure construction. Headquartered in the National Capital Region, SMCiS serves a wide variety of industry sectors, from federal and local governments to commercial and private companies throughout the Mid-Atlantic and beyond. SMCiS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Argan, Inc. (NYSE: AGX).

Essential Job Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identify upcoming business opportunities that match SMCiS’ relevant capabilities.
  • Interface with senior and operating management along with teaming partners to develop and implement strategies and plans for successful opportunity capture.
  • Lead the estimating team to develop proposal responses, including working with subject matter experts, proposal team, contracts, pricing, and talent acquisition.
  • Develop strong relationships with government, commercial and private customers and industry partners to qualify opportunities, gain an understanding of customer requirements and develop solutions to meet customer’s needs.
  • Build and maintain a qualified pipeline of opportunities enabling SMCiS to reach its strategic growth and profitability objectives.
  • Manage and provide ongoing reporting of the opportunity pipeline throughout the full life cycle: identification, qualification, capture, proposal, and contract negotiation to award.
  • Execute business and strategic plans aligned with SMCiS’ strategic goals and mission, capitalizing on the Company’s capabilities and industry strengths.

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong leadership ability, organization and persuasive skills are key to excelling in this role.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education plus business development experience and operations/project management experience in a commercial or federal setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute the business development function with minimum supervision.
  • Have a strong network of customer and teaming partner contacts.
  • Effective leader/participant in formal presentations to clients and potential teaming partners; proven record of accomplishment of building winning teams as well as successfully negotiating with potential team members as to roles and participation.
  • Working knowledge of the Federal procurement process (FAR regulations), and a demonstrated proficiency in understanding government agency acquisition plans.
  • Experience in preparing, reviewing, and negotiating proposals and contracts with a strong knowledge of commercial contractual terminology and risk allocation.
  • Strong proposal writing and review experience and sophisticated communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Computer savvy with solid experience using Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Project, Excel, Outlook and Teams.
  • Military or Government experience is a plus.
  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Secret level. Active Secret clearance is highly desired.
  • Established relationships with Federal, commercial, and private customers and teaming partners in the local area.
  • Leading capture of large priority DoD and commercial opportunities.
  • Win methodologies, competitive assessments and strategy development.
  • Ability to lead and provide direction for cost proposal development.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate with the matrixed resources to develop RFI and Sources Sought responses.
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and business acumen.
  • BICSI, RCDD and/or PMP certifications is a plus.

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Traffic Control Supervisors

FLSA: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: MD, 25% travel

This position to implement and oversee traffic control operations, lane closures, road closures, setting signs and devices, per compliance with local, state and federal rules and regulations.

Essential Job Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • General supervision of all Traffic Control technicians
  • Oversee the maintenance, repair, construction and testing of traffic control equipment
  • Report inventory to dispatch and arrange for the return of damaged equipment
  • Lift, carry, load, set up, remove, and unload traffic control devices, including signs, barricades, etc.
  • Properly lay out the traffic control equipment per the designated Traffic Control Plan
  • Operate and utilize company vehicles of various sizes, trailer mounted warning signs, cones, delineators, drums, barricades, signs and various other traffic control devices to transport materials and equipment
  • Repair equipment, assemble signs, and perform all other work required to prepare for onsite traffic control

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 2-years of experience in the traffic control industry
  • MUTCD and traffic control setup regulations knowledge
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Ability to communicate effectively, follow simple instructions, and learn proper methods and techniques for installing and testing voice/data communication systems
  • Must be able to work in a consistent state of alertness and safe manner regardless of surrounding conditions
  • Requires raising, lifting and carrying of up to 50lb
  • Requires standing for prolonged periods of time while using hands to handle, control or lift objects with a strong grip
  • Basic math skills

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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

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Outside Plant Construction Project Manager

FLSA: Full Time, Non-exempt

Location: MD, DC, & VA

This position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of Underground Utility and Outside Plant data and telecommunications infrastructure construction projects including planning, scheduling and managing keeping the project on track, within budget, in compliance and positioned for timely completion with exceptional quality.

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, conduct site surveys and document existing conditions, as well as perform take-offs, submit RFQ’s and RFI’s, develop scope of work based on contract documents complete with scope inclusions, exclusions & classifications
  • 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
  • Review suppliers/subcontractors quotes for completeness with project plans & specifications, design options and recommend solutions based on cost, engineering quality and/or availability of materials
  • Establish preliminary construction schedule and duration
  • Familiar with various Inside Plant (ISP) and Outside Plant (OSP) construction methods including structured cabling and wiring methods such as building conduit and riser cabling design, analysis, and recommendations relative to CAT5e, CAT6, copper, fiber-optic, and coaxial cable installations, aerial, directional boring, backhoe, trenching, and plowing operations as well as digger and bucket truck operations

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 5-10 years successful experience as a commercial construction estimator with projects ranging from $250,000.00 to $10,000,000.00
  • Bachelor’s Degree in construction management, engineering or related discipline or the equivalent combination of technical training and experience
  • Experience in proposal development and projects for and/or customer experience with federal, state, local governments and commercial installations
  • Experience using Sage 300 Construction (Timberline) is encouraged but not required
  • Strong computer skills with Visio, CAD, and MS Office i.e. Excel and MS Project
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

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Aerial Communications Linemen

FLSA: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: MD, DC, & VA

This position will be responsible for stringing and maintaining fiber optic cable which includes pulling, tensioning, and stranding. This individual must be able to maintain and repair overhead fiber lines. This position will require proficiency with new cable installs, pole transfers, strand building, lashing, make readies, and equipment mounting.

Essential Job Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Outside plant installations and operations not limited to framing, mounting, pulling, and grounding, installing demarcation enclosures and switches, providing splice closure hangings and lowerings, building bays, fiber distribution panels, inner-ducts, jumper pathways and other network elements needed for the installation of fiber optic equipment and patch-cords
  • Monitor, communicate and perform corrective actions to fix problems affecting any fiber or fiber related equipment
  • Provide emergency restoration services and line recovery
  • Support new business development and customer service by being available and responsive to internal and external customers and for new business inquiries
  • Provide detailed paperwork and documentation to ensure accurate record-keeping, billing and inventory
  • Follow and implement all Miss Utility Laws

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 2-5 years’ experience in the Outside Plant Construction field required
  • Valid Driver’s License is required with clean driving record
  • Familiar with standards and best practices for working with ladders, bucket truck, cable puller, pole truck, digging equipment, and reel-stands, as well as premise entry and electronic equipment installation
  • Must be comfortable working at elevated heights and confined spaces
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, within broad guidelines of procedures and goals

 

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Outside Plant Construction Underground Equipment Operator

FLSA: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: MD, DC, & VA

This position is responsible for operating all underground equipment to include backhoe, trencher, plow, as well as performing other duties as required for all projects assigned.

Essential Job Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Safely and efficiently mobilize, setup and operate equipment to maximize daily productivity and quality, while providing resolution to problems that may arise at a job site
  • Monitor locating process and equipment during the drilling phases
  • Carry out basic maintenance of equipment, including lubricating and cleaning and report any mechanical issues to manager
  • Demonstrate courtesy and professionalism when working directly with customers, vendors/suppliers and subcontractors
  • Take direction easily and respect changes in priorities and timing as requested by manager
  • Perform all duties according and utilizing safety procedures and equipment, while following and implementing all Miss Utility Laws

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 1-year experience with operating underground equipment and/or similar heavy equipment in various conditions
  • CDL Driver’s License with clean driving record or willingness to obtain
  • Safe performance record and a clean driving record are required
  • Enjoy working outdoors in varying elements in a team atmosphere with excellent communications skills
  • Able to work in confined spaces

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Directional Drill Operators and Locators

FLSA: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: MD, DC, & VA

This position is responsible for operating Directional Drilling Equipment, locating equipment, and small dirt equipment, as well as performing other duties as required for each directional bore project.

Essential Job Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Safely and efficiently mobilize, setup and operate HDD equipment to maximize daily productivity and quality, while providing resolution to problems that may arise at drill site
  • Monitor locating process and equipment during the drilling phases
  • Add or remove drill rods, and carry out basic maintenance of drills, including lubricating and cleaning and report any mechanical issues to manager
  • Operate other equipment as necessary including trenchers, mini excavators, and backhoes
  • Demonstrate courtesy and professionalism when working directly with customers, vendors/suppliers and subcontractors
  • Take direction easily and respect changes in priorities and timing as requested by manager
  • Perform all duties according and utilizing safety procedures and equipment, while following and implementing all Miss Utility Laws

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 1-year experience with operating HDD equipment and/or similar heavy equipment in various conditions
  • CDL Driver’s License with clean driving record or willingness to obtain
  • Able to work in confined spaces
  • Safe performance record

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Traffic Control Flaggers

FLSA: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: MD, 25% travel

This position to implement and oversee traffic control operations, lane closures, road closures, setting signs and devices, per compliance with local, state and federal rules and regulations.

Essential Job Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lift, carry, load, set up, remove, and unload traffic control devices, including signs, barricades, etc
  • Properly lay out the traffic control equipment per the designated Traffic Control Plan
  • Operate and utilize company vehicles of various sizes, trailer mounted warning signs, cones, delineators, drums, barricades, signs and various other traffic control devices to transport materials and equipment
  • Repair equipment, assemble signs, and perform all other work required to prepare for onsite traffic control

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 1-years of experience in the traffic control industry preferred but not required
  • Maryland Temporary Traffic Control Manager Card preferred
  • MUTCD and traffic control setup regulations knowledge
  • HS Diploma or GED preferred but not required
  • Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Ability to communicate effectively, follow simple instructions, and learn proper methods and techniques for installing and testing voice/data communication systems
  • Must be able to work in a consistent state of alertness and safe manner regardless of surrounding conditions
  • Requires raising, lifting and carrying of up to 50lb
  • Requires standing for prolonged periods of time while using hands to handle, control or lift objects with a strong grip
  • Basic math skills