Utility Construction Inspector

Surveying And Mapping, LLC
Conyers, GA 30012
United States


Job Description

This position reports to the Senior Utility Coordinator and works with Project Managers, Engineers, Technicians, to be involved with management and construction oversight associated with the Department of Transportation (DOT) projects throughout the region, working directly with the Construction Teams on site. These projects include, construction management associated with maintenance, rehabilitation and construction of ongoing projects for the DOT .

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Under the review and direction of the DOT's District Utilities 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 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 to attend pre-construction meetings, project progress meetings, etc.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Additional projects as assigned
  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities

Required Experience - Education and Skills

  • High School Diploma or GED with related 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

  • Associate's Degree in Surveying or Civil Engineering Technology
  • 1+ years' experience in this field or with similar experience in construction surveying.
  • Highly motivated and works well with minimal supervision
  • Understanding of construction manuals, standards and specifications, general construction practices associated with the DOT projects, and basic knowledge of survey practices for collecting as built information
  • Thorough knowledge of DOT specifications and standards is preferred, but not required
  • Familiarity with Site Manager Software is preferred, but not required
  • Field testing certifications through DOT and/or ACI is preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Primavera and other scheduling software preferred, but not required
  • DOT and ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Level 2

A strong mission, vision and values culture is what drives SAM 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 construction industry!

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