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SAM, LLC Construction Inspector III in Columbia, South Carolina

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.

  • 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

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities

  • 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 III

  • Over 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

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

  • Field testing certifications through TxAPA and/or ACI is 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.

ID: 19-3168

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Street: 100 Ashland Park Lane