Utility Coordination Manager

Surveying And Mapping, LLC
Austin, TX 73301
United States


Job Description
Who We Are

SAM Companies is recognized as the industry's technology leader in providing geospatial solutions and construction services on a national scale. Our staff encompasses 1,000+ individuals from diverse backgrounds who are deploying the latest industry technology and changing the way data is collected and delivered in our industry.

Our Culture
Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for nine 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!

Your Impact at SAM

This position reports to the Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Department Manager and works with Utility Coordinators, Project Managers, Engineers, and Technicians to provide leadership for the Utility Coordination Team and support for SUE and Utility Inspection.
  • Trains, manages and provides guidance to the Utility Coordination Team in all aspects of utility coordination
  • Maintains existing clients and performs business development
  • Develops scope and fee proposals for projects assigned
  • Responsible for the coordination oversight of the utility adjustment process for roadway and utility improvement projects
  • Responsible for client invoicing, interacting with clients for receipt of Accounts Receivable, and ensuring the Direct Labor (DL) goals for the Utility Coordination Team are met
  • Perform other tasks as assigned to help accomplish the Company's strategic goals

What You Bring to SAM

  • 10+ years of experience as a utility coordinator on state DOT projects or comparable experience working for utility companies
  • 10 + years' experience in preparing agreements for relocating utilities in accordance to local, state and federal utility accommodation processes and practices
  • Experience in proving Utility Coordination services for Design-Build projects
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong communication and negotiation skills
  • 10 + years' supervisory experience of projects and personnel preferred
  • BS/BA and/or equivalent experience
  • Professional Engineer license a plus
  • State DOT pre-certifications to function as a Utility Coordination task lead

Our Perks!

We offer a best-in-class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance. SAM's 401 (k) program offers a 100% employer match up to 3% of your contribution, along with a 401(k) profit sharing and performance-based bonuses. In addition, we offer:
  • Generous paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings
  • Work/life balance with flexible work hours - priority is getting the job done
  • Trainings every Tuesday - Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career
  • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed, employee events provided throughout the year
  • Passion for our Community - You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program


SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an e-mail to careers@sam.biz. SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.