• Construction Inspector III

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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.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Under the review and direction of Project Manager, perform field inspection and oversight of construction activities
    • Maintain 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 TxDOT 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 Houston area to attend preconstruction meetings, project progress meetings, etc.
    • Ability to lift 50lbs
    • Additional projects as assigned

    Required Experience - Education and Skills

    • Experience in Construction Inspection services for transportation project as described below. Direct field experience as a Contractor or materials-testing technician can substitute for Construction Inspection experience on a case-by-case basis.
    • Construction Inspector I
      • 5 to 10 years of transportation construction experience required
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Highly motivated and works well with minimal supervision
    • Thorough knowledge of TxDOT specifications and standards
    • Familiarity with SiteManager software is preferred, but not required
    • Field testing certifications through TxAPA and/or ACI is preferred, but not required

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

    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, 401 (k) 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 careers@sam.biz. SAM 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 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. SAM participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

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