Surveying And Mapping, LLC Engineer I - EIT in Dallas, Texas
SAM’s complete geospatial approach provides the experience and resources to develop efficient and customized solutions for projects of any scale. Our clients enjoy the benefit of having a single point of contact for a comprehensive set of surveying and mapping services. The size of our available workforce means we have the capacity to accomplish the largest of scale projects on accelerated schedules. From rail to roadway, aviation to electric, civic to federal, the impressive SAM project portfolio demonstrates our proven track record of surveying, geospatial, Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) and utility coordination services for a wide variety of clients. Additionally, we offer a range of construction services through our wholly owned subsidiary SAM-CS.
The Dallas Utility Coordination and SUE team is currently looking for a passionate, energetic, detail-oriented individual to join our staff as an Engineer I. The candidate will be involved with utility adjustment and relocations associated with various projects in the North Texas area working directly with the Project Managers. All work will be under the supervision of licensed Professional Engineers and Surveyors with opportunities for advancement.
The ideal applicant will have some understanding of the TxDOT Utility Accommodation Rules (UAR), TCEQ Rules and Regulations, knowledge of utility company construction policies and procedures, and experience working with Utility Owners such as Oncor, AT&T, Verizon, Atmos Energy, pipeline companies, and municipal utilities. This position entails both field and office assignments.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Under the review and direction of Senior Utility Coordinator or Project Manager, performs field investigations to identify existing utilities and determine scope of potential conflicts
Assist with the development of conceptual utility alignment plans, utility construction estimates, and activity schedules
Analyze roadway design plans and utility construction proposals to evaluate resolution of conflicts with existing and proposed utilities
Apply value engineering principles to proposed utility designs to explore and evaluate cost and time saving design alternatives for utility adjustments
Assist with scheduling and coordinating project meetings with utility owners, the client, the project team, and regulatory agencies
Review Contract documents, engineering plans, and technical specifications to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and conformance with project requirements
Perform Utility Inspection for aerial and underground utility installations, and determine whether construction work is being performed in substantial compliance with contract plans and specifications
Document utility construction progress, submitting daily inspection reports and updating schedules
Collect field measurements and update plans for production of as-builts
Verify accuracy of payment requests and invoicing for completed work
Perform records research for existing utility lines
Schedule and coordinate project meetings with utility owners, the client, the project team, and regulatory agencies as needed
Using CAD create utility layouts for UC and SUE deliverables as directed by the Project Manager
Required Experience - Education and Skills:
B.S. in Civil Engineering from ABET Accredited University or related field required.
Good communication (oral and written) and organizational skills are essential.
Proficiency with MS Office software is required and experience with MicroStation and Geopak, or AutoCAD programs is preferred. Experience with survey equipment a plus.
E.I. or E.I.T. preferred or ability to obtain in 6 months, but professional registration is not required.
Other requirements typically include: ability to climb ladders, stoop, and squat; ability to observe construction activities and distinguish colors; and ability to perceive back-up alarms and other warnings. Must be able to work outdoors in varying temperatures and weather conditions.
Astrong 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. 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 surveying industry!
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Job ID 17-2127
Job Location US-TX-Dallas
Category Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE)