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SAM LLC Construction Inspector II in Austin, Texas

Who We Are

For over thirty years, SAM has built a reputation as a trusted, knowledgeable, and innovative partner. Our licensed professionals transform petabytes of complex spatial data into intelligent insights in a holistic Managed Geospatial Services™ (MGS™) framework. As North America's premiere MGS™ company, SAM provides practical, precise, and high-fidelity solutions designed to enhance decision-making, mitigate risks, achieve strategic objectives, and drive costs out of our client's business. Our vision is to advance spatial data acquisition, improve analysis capabilities, and develop predictive analytics to redefine and transform how infrastructure assets are developed and managed throughout their lifecycles.

Your Impact at SAM

Works together with others inspecting construction methods and workmanship to ensure contractor constructs improvements in accordance with plans and specifications. Typically more responsible to a more senior inspector and a licensed professional engineer who has full authority for final approval of all engineering-related work. Work requires contact with client, typically a governmental agency and private entities including construction contractors.

  • Under the review and direction of Project Manager, perform field inspection and oversight of construction activities

  • Maintains daily reports of inspection work along with detail records of project progress

  • Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Able to read and interpret plans, specifications and applicable standards

  • Commensurate with experience, review contract documents to verify compliance with governmental regulations and conformance with project requirements

  • Assist with coordinating materials sampling and testing and verifying sufficient testing has been performed

  • Verify accuracy of payment requests and invoicing for completed work

  • Experienced with DOT construction inspection and procedures, Design Build Expieriance

  • Ability to coordinate with contractors’ staff and effectively communicate with all parties

  • Performs standard mathematical calculations

  • Able and willing to work day or night shifts and/or flexible schedules as required to support the project requirements

  • Able to accept assignments requiring extended travel to project perform inspection tasks, to attend preconstruction meetings, project progress meetings, etc.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned to help accomplish the Company’s strategic goals

What You Bring to SAM

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Construction Engineering & Inspection (CEI) for transportation project as described herein. Direct field experience as a Contractor or materials-testing technician can substitute for Construction Inspection experience on a case-by-case basis.

  • Highly motivated and works well with minimal supervision

  • Thorough knowledge of DOT specifications and standards with ability and willingness to study and advance relevant knowledge outside of work

  • Familiarity with SiteManager software is preferred, but not required

  • Experience with Primavera and other scheduling software preferred, but not required

  • Must have functional computer skills to include Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Must have the ability to complete inspector certification courses. Examples include DOT classes in hot-mix asphalt and ACI concrete sampling and testing

  • Field testing certifications through TxAPA , ACI is required

Our Perks

  • Company paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance (HSA and FSA plans available)

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays and parental leave) – Accrual starts immediately

  • 401(k) program offers 100% employer match up to 5%

  • Paid continuing education courses and tuition reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program – Your mental health is our priority

  • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings (Ask about our Career Pathing!)

  • Trainings throughout the year – Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career

  • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed events for employees throughout the year

  • Passion for our Community – You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Our Culture

Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for twelve consecutive years, and we make it our mission to ensure every one of our employees learns how to build and manage a business, not just be the subject matter expert on the team. At SAM, our employee’s development is instrumental to our success. Your learning will be supported by specialized in-house training programs and mentoring by the industry’s leading experts, who just happen to be on our staff! We make SAM a GREAT place to work, but it all starts with YOU!

EEO

SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Construction Engineering & Inspection (CEI) for transportation project as described herein. Direct field experience as a Contractor or materials-testing technician can substitute for Construction Inspection experience on a case-by-case basis.

  • Highly motivated and works well with minimal supervision

  • Thorough knowledge of DOT specifications and standards with ability and willingness to study and advance relevant knowledge outside of work

  • Familiarity with SiteManager software is preferred, but not required

  • Experience with Primavera and other scheduling software preferred, but not required

  • Must have functional computer skills to include Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Must have the ability to complete inspector certification courses. Examples include DOT classes in hot-mix asphalt and ACI concrete sampling and testing

  • Field testing certifications through TxAPA , ACI is required

Works together with others inspecting construction methods and workmanship to ensure contractor constructs improvements in accordance with plans and specifications. Typically more responsible to a more senior inspector and a licensed professional engineer who has full authority for final approval of all engineering-related work. Work requires contact with client, typically a governmental agency and private entities including construction contractors.

  • Under the review and direction of Project Manager, perform field inspection and oversight of construction activities

  • Maintains daily reports of inspection work along with detail records of project progress

  • Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Able to read and interpret plans, specifications and applicable standards

  • Commensurate with experience, review contract documents to verify compliance with governmental regulations and conformance with project requirements

  • Assist with coordinating materials sampling and testing and verifying sufficient testing has been performed

  • Verify accuracy of payment requests and invoicing for completed work

  • Experienced with DOT construction inspection and procedures, Design Build Expieriance

  • Ability to coordinate with contractors’ staff and effectively communicate with all parties

  • Performs standard mathematical calculations

  • Able and willing to work day or night shifts and/or flexible schedules as required to support the project requirements

  • Able to accept assignments requiring extended travel to project perform inspection tasks, to attend preconstruction meetings, project progress meetings, etc.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned to help accomplish the Company’s strategic goals

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