Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • CEI
  • Staunton, VA, USA
  • Full Time

We offer a competitive benefit package including 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 (office in South Boston, VA) is recruiting for Environmental Inspectors to inspect all phases of construction on projects located in Central and Southwest, VA.  The ideal candidate must be able to act and make decisions independently for routine erosion/ sediment control and storm water control issues while fostering a partnering relationship with contractors, the public, and other project stakeholders.   An Environmental Compliance Inspector at this level must perform daily record keeping of project activities, monitor and perform environmental inspections to ensure regulatory compliance. Provides technical expertise and is competent with SWPPP, Pollution Prevention, Spill Containment Plans, C-107 process, VSMP, ESCCC, and MS4 programs. Must have ability to assess environmental impacts to water quality, streams, wetlands and threatened species and to interpret state and federal environmental laws and regulations, policies and best practices.


  • Virginia DEQ Certification for Erosion and Sediment Control Inspection
  • Virginia DEQ Storm Water Management (Inspector) Certification


  • High school graduate or two-year civil engineering technology degree
  • 3-6 years of experience
  • Good communication (written and oral) and math skills (algebra and geometry)
  • Working knowledge of roadway, structure and bridge construction methods, materials, standards, construction symbols and terminology
  • Working knowledge of state and federal environmental, safety, EEO guidelines and regulations
  • Ability to read and interpret utility, roadway, bridge and structure plans and contract specifications
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, email and Internet
  • Ability to work independently


Additional Certifications considered a plus include:

  • VDOT or NICET Level II Soil and Aggregate Compaction
  • VDOT Asphalt Field Level I & II
  • VDOT or NICET Level II Hydraulic Cement Concrete Field
  • VDOT Pavement Marking
  • VDOT Slurry Surfacing
  • VDOT Surface Treatment
  • VDOT Flagger Certification
  • Nuclear Gauge Safety and Hazmat Training
  • Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Control
  • OSHA 10-Hours OSHA Safety Training
  • VDOT Guardrail Certification

Candidates will be subject to outside environmental conditions, including hazards at construction sites.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion.  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.  Must be able to travel overnight as needed.


Must have a 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action


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