Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • Laredo, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurance, HSA, medical and dependent care FSAs, 401(k), paid voluntary/community service leave and tuition and student loan reimbursement assistance

CEI Inspector

Summit Design and Engineering is seeking qualified CEI Inspectors to assist engineers and other professionals in the administration of highway construction projects located in the areas in and around Laredo. We are looking for individuals to perform construction inspection (roadway and structure), materials testing and project surveying while ensuring program and regulatory compliance.


  • Assist in the inspection of various roadways and structures construction operations for compliance with contract documents, standards and specifications.
  • Review plans, analysis of engineering related data and construction surveying and layout.
  • Perform and maintain daily record keeping of project activities, resolve daily constructability issues and trouble shoot problems to mitigate delays.
  • Monitor contractor's daily operations and performs and/or reviews test reports to ensure that all work and materials conform to specifications, plans and contractual provisions.
  • Document pay records, perform construction calculation, and computer/iPad entry
  • Anticipate contractual problems and advise supervisor of the need for plan revisions, supplemental agreements, or other contract adjustments to improve safety, timely delivery and/or quality of delivered product.
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate work with contractors, subcontractors, utility owners, and property owners to minimize delays and disturbances while maximizing progress of the projects.
  • Perform materials sampling and testing and input test results into various computer data bases

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent, Associate degree in an applicable area of Engineering Technology, Survey Technology or a related curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution is preferred
  • 5+ years of progressive inspection level experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Working knowledge of mathematics in both algebra, geometry, trigonometry and the ability to apply formulas.
  • Proficient in the use of iPad, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Dropbox and/or OneDrive.
  • Ability to work independently, use own judgment and make decisions.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to perform required testing and maintain detailed reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with agency and contractor personnel and the general public.
  • Ability to read and interpret roadway, bridge and structure plans and contract specifications.
  • 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 with adequate vision to perform tasks.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up-to 70 pounds, on occasion.
  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions.
  • Valid Driver's license with good driving record and ability to drive.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.

Company Overview

Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering services firm. 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. We are headquartered in Hillsborough, NC, with other offices in Raleigh, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Indian Trail, and Wilmington. Summit also has offices in Richmond, Franklin and South Boston, VA, Fort Mill, SC and St. Petersburg, FL.

Why Work for Summit?

We foster a caring and collaborative work environment that also encourages commitment to the communities that we serve, our employees and clients will succeed together. We strive to be integral to the success of the communities we build. We maintain a close-knit team culture where we measure our success by the success of our people and clients. We can help you take your career to the next level!

Criminal and driving background will be performed and must be in good standing.

Summit Design and Engineering is an Equal opportunity employer/affirmative action. E-verify

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