Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • CMT
  • Greensboro, NC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurance, H S A, medical and dependent care FSAs, 401(k), service awards, paid voluntary/community service leave and tuition reimbursement.

Summit Design and Engineering Services is looking for a Special Inspector to work to work for our Construction Materials Testing Department.    


  • Accurately perform inspections on soil, concrete, steel, masonry, deep foundations, exterior insulation and finish system (EIFS), and fireproofing for various industrial, commercial, residential or municipality projects in accordance with applicable standards.
  • Read design drawings and construction specifications
  • Observe work procedures and verifies compliance with job specifications
  • Create accurate and detail reports of inspections
  • Interact with construction site supervisors, architects, structural engineers, and client representatives


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1-5 years of experience performing Special Inspections
  • Working knowledge of mathematics including algebra, geometry and trigonometry and ability to apply mathematical formulas and engineering principles to determine field adjustments
  •  Proficient in the use of IPads, Microsoft Office, email and Internet
  •  Ability to work independently, use own judgment and make decisions
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Must have one or more of the following certifications: 

  •  ICC Reinforced & Pre-stressed Concrete
  •  ICC Structural Steel & Masonry
  •  ICC Soils
  •  ICC Structural Steel Welding
  •  ICC Spray-Applied Fireproofing
  •  Seismic Resistance
  •  Cold Formed Steel
  •  ASNT II UT,MT,PT,VT Non-Destructive Testing
  •  AWS CWI Welding

Candidates will be subject to outside environmental conditions, including hazards at highway construction sites.  Must be able to walk over rough and uneven terrain and be able to stand up to 12 hours a day on occasion.  Must have the ability to bend, stoop, kneel and twist, use hands to grasp and arms to reach, to raise hands above head, to sit, climb and balance and to work in confined spaces and heights.  Will be subject to a physical job ready evaluation.  

Must have valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.   Criminal background check will be performed.  


Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering services firm headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with other offices in Raleigh, Durham, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Indian Trail and South Boston, Virginia.   For the past 4 years we have been named one of the fastest growing companies in the Research Triangle area.

Since 1997, Summit's success, tradition of service and expansion into new fields of practice have been based on our commitment to help our clients successfully complete projects of all types.

Our expertise includes:  Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI), Structural Engineering, Land Development, Geotechnical Engineering, Architecture, Transportation and Infrastructure Design, Traffic Engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Construction Materials Testing, Special Inspections and Surveying.


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