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Senior Construction Inspector

Senior Construction Inspector

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SAM-Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Surveying And Mapping, LLC that specializes in construction services. Our engineering services include a full range of construction phase services, including construction inspection and observation, quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) management, contract administration, and the development of quality manuals and specifications. Our team is comprised of licensed and highly-skilled engineers, surveyors, technicians, and inspection professionals with extensive experience across the full spectrum of construction projects, including for transportation, power transmission, and water/wastewater projects.


Position Summary:


SAM-CS is currently seeking a Senior Construction Inspector in Austin/San Antonio, Texas. The candidate will be involved with management and construction oversight associated with projects in the Austin/San Antonio area working directly with the Project Manager.  These projects include construction management associated with maintenance, rehabilitation, and reconstruction of existing projects for TxDOT and other local governmental agencies.


The ideal applicant will have an understanding of construction manuals, standards and specifications, and general construction practices associated with TxDOT projects. This position entails both field and office assignments along with limited travel outside of the Austin/San Antonio area.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Under the review and direction of Project Manager, perform field inspection and oversight of construction activities
  • Ability to lead a team of construction inspectors
  • 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
  • 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 Texas DOT  construction inspection and procedures
  • 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 travel to projects outside the Austin area to attend preconstruction meetings, project progress meetings, etc.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs

Required Experience - Education and Skills

  • 15-20 years of experience in Construction Inspection for Transportation projects
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Possess Texas Roadway experience and/or TxAPA/ACI certifications
  • Works well with minimal supervision
  • Thorough knowledge of Texas DOT specifications and standards IS REQUIRED
  • Site Manager software
  • Primavera and other scheduling software preferred 


A strong mission, vision and values culture is what drives SAM Family of Companies’ success.  Our Core Values:  Integrity & Ethics, People, Excellence in Service, Safety and Community defines who we are.  We are looking for talented people who embody these values to join our organization. 


We offer a best in class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance.  SAM-CS provides a VERY generous 401 (k) plan, 401 (k) profit sharing AND performance-based bonuses.


SAM-CS is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAM-CS and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please contact (512) 685-3556 to leave a message or send an e-mail to


SAM-CS, LLC is not seeking nor intends to consider neither unsolicited resumes nor other information on job candidates from third parties, such as recruiters, placement agencies, etc. If, despite this notification, a third party decides to submit a candidate's resume or other information to SAM-CS and SAM-CS chooses to hire such a candidate, SAM-CS has no obligation and expressly disclaims any liability to provide any remuneration or compensation for the hiring of such candidate.


SAM-Construction Services (SAM-CS) participates in the federal E-Verify Program.


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