• Project Engineer

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    Construction Services
  • Overview



    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.


    The SAM-CS team is currently looking for a passionate, energetic, detail-oriented individual to join our staff as an Project Engineer.  The candidate will be involved with CPM scheduling, claims support, and  construction oversight.  All work will be under the supervision of licensed Professional Engineers with opportunities for advancement.

    The ideal applicant will have some understanding of the TxDOT Contract Administration Manual, TxDOT standards and specifications, scheduling and general construction practices.  This position entails both field and office assignments.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Under the review and direction of Project Manager, performs field inspection and oversight of construction activities
    • Assist with the review of critical path method schedules, claims, and time determination schedules
    • Analyze roadway design plans for compliance with contract requirements
    • Assist with scheduling and coordinating project meetings with the client, the project team, and the contractor
    • Review contract documents, engineering plans, and technical specifications to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and conformance with project requirements
    • Document construction progress, submitting daily inspection reports and updating schedules
    • Collect field measurements and update plans for production of as-builts
    • Verify accuracy of payment requests and invoicing for completed work

    Required Experience - Education and Skills

    • BS. in Civil Engineering from ABET Accredited University or related field required
    • 10-15 years of construction experience in the transportation industry
    • Good communication (oral and written) and organizational skills are essential
    • Proficiency with MS Office software is required and experience with MicroStation and Geopak, or AutoCAD programs is preferred. Experience with Primavera is a plus
    • Texas PE or ability to obtain in 6 months
    • Other requirements typically include: ability to climb ladders, stoop, and squat; ability to observe construction activities and distinguish colors; and ability to perceive back-up alarms and other warnings. Must be able to work outdoors in varying temperatures and weather conditions

     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 careers@sam.biz


    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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