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SAM LLC Contract Compliance Specialist 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

As a Contract Compliance Specialist, you will maintain construction project records and process related paperwork, monitor records to verify compliance with state and federal laws and determine payments due contractors for work completed. You will interact directly with contractors and you may support project audits as part of a team.

  • Prepares and submits monthly and final estimates checking calculations against work log and estimate to verify measurement and payments in accordance with the contract and specifications prior to recommending payment

  • Works with Project Manager to process change orders, supplemental agreements and extra work orders

  • Monitors contractor’s compliance with TxDOT specifications, state and federal requirements

  • Prepares and types correspondence, reports and supporting documents; files; orders supplies and equipment

  • Commutes to attend pre-construction meetings to collaborate with contractor and client bookkeepers on record-keeping and document control procedures

  • Verifies that changes to plan sets have been disseminated to all project staff

  • Performs, if directed, or supports performance of 30-60-90% audits of project records

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

What You Bring to SAM

  • High school or equivalent plus three (3) years’ experience in construction record keeping or accounting

  • College education or technical training in business administration or accounting may be substituted for experience on a year per year basis

  • Working knowledge of standard procedures relative to planning, construction and engineering fundamentals

  • Higher mathematics

  • Proficient skill in reading and interpreting applicable plans, schematics, blueprints and maps

  • Performing calculations using algebra, trigonometry and geometry

  • The use of standard office equipment

  • Preparing and maintaining records, files and reports

  • The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems

  • Ability to communicate effectively

Our Perks

  • Opportunity for hybrid work schedules for office positions – Work-life balance is on us

  • 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 or equivalent plus three (3) years’ experience in construction record keeping or accounting

  • College education or technical training in business administration or accounting may be substituted for experience on a year per year basis

  • Working knowledge of standard procedures relative to planning, construction and engineering fundamentals

  • Higher mathematics

  • Proficient skill in reading and interpreting applicable plans, schematics, blueprints and maps

  • Performing calculations using algebra, trigonometry and geometry

  • The use of standard office equipment

  • Preparing and maintaining records, files and reports

  • The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems

  • Ability to communicate effectively

As a Contract Compliance Specialist, you will maintain construction project records and process related paperwork, monitor records to verify compliance with state and federal laws and determine payments due contractors for work completed. You will interact directly with contractors and you may support project audits as part of a team.

  • Prepares and submits monthly and final estimates checking calculations against work log and estimate to verify measurement and payments in accordance with the contract and specifications prior to recommending payment

  • Works with Project Manager to process change orders, supplemental agreements and extra work orders

  • Monitors contractor’s compliance with TxDOT specifications, state and federal requirements

  • Prepares and types correspondence, reports and supporting documents; files; orders supplies and equipment

  • Commutes to attend pre-construction meetings to collaborate with contractor and client bookkeepers on record-keeping and document control procedures

  • Verifies that changes to plan sets have been disseminated to all project staff

  • Performs, if directed, or supports performance of 30-60-90% audits of project records

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

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