• Civil Engineer - Project Manager

    Job ID
    Job Location
    Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE)
  • Overview



    Founded in 1994, SAM, LLC has become one of the largest geospatial services companies in North America and is an undisputed leader in providing geospatial solutions to a wide variety of industries. SAM is a technology leader that offers professional land surveying services, digital aerial mapping, terrestrial, mobile, and airborne LiDAR, hydrographic surveying, subsurface utility engineering (SUE), utility coordination, geographic information systems (GIS), and construction phase services. As part of the SAM Family of Companies, SAM's partner companies include SAM-Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS) and SO-DEEP | SAM NC, Inc. SAM is a Top Workplace that offers excellent benefits, professional development, and growth opportunities for employees across a wide range of positions.


    SAM is looking for a Utility Engineer to join our Lakewood, Colorado team as a Project Manager for Utility Engineering projects in support of the growing industry in Colorado due to implementation of legislation and recent adoption of national standards.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the management of Subsurface Utility Engineering and/or Utility Coordination projects for public agencies and private clients
    • Manage project performance, including schedule, budget and quality of the work
    • Prepare deliverable drawings depicting achieved results of utility investigation; manage project team including delegating tasks and ensuring compliance with project scope and schedule
    • Provide utility coordination services including conducting meetings, preparing agreements and cost estimates, approving design plans, specifications and other submittals
    • Assist marketing staff with marketing packages, proposal preparation, proposal review and presentations
    • Identify and solicit project opportunities with current and new clients 
    • Assist in developing procedures, standards, methods and systems to improve project delivery
    • Review Contract documents, engineering plans, and technical specifications to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and conformance with project requirements.
    • Additional projects as assigned.

    Required Experience - Education and Skills

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Surveying, Geophysics, or Construction
    • Preferred licensed PE or PLS or have the ability to achieve licensure within six months of employment.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Subsurface Utility Engineering, Civil Engineering, Utility Design or Coordination
    • Minimum 2 years project management or design team lead experience
    • Experience with utilities on road construction projects preferred
    • Business development skills and experience
    • Ability to manage field and office personnel
    • Strong written and verbal communication experience
    • Knowledge of utility company construction policies and procedures, and experience working with Utility Owners preferred
    • Experience with Design Build or CMGC a plus

    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 provides a VERY generous 401 (k) plan, 401K profit sharing AND performance-based bonuses. Come join our team of professionals that are leading the way for the surveying industry! 


    SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAM 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 career@sam.biz.


    SAM, LLC is not seeking nor intends to consider unsolicited resumes or 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 and SAM chooses to hire such a candidate, SAM has no obligation and expressly disclaims any liability to provide any remuneration or compensation for the hiring of such candidate.


    Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM) participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

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