ESP Associates, Inc. (ESP) is seeking a Special Inspector/Senior Engineering Technician to perform inspection and testing services related to, but not limited to: soils, foundations, retaining walls, reinforced concrete, structural masonry, fire-proofing and post-tensioned concrete.  


• Review and understand project related drawings, specifications and applicable building codes 

• Perform Special Inspections in the field for project document and code compliance 

• Perform routine and advanced field tests in accordance with ASTM, ACI, AASHTO, DOT or other standards 

• Document observations and inspections of construction including discrepancy notices for non-compliant items 

• Communicate effectively with ESP project staff and project construction team 

• Report inspections and test results through ESP’s field data collection software  


• High School Diploma, GED or Associate’s Degree required 

• Three or more years of experience in inspection and construction testing of soil, concrete, masonry and/or asphalt materials 

• ACI Field Grade I Certification 

• ICC Certifications (Must possess at least one of the following): 

− ICC Soils 

− ICC Reinforced Concrete 

− ICC Structural Masonry 

− ICC Spray-Applied Fireproofing 

− ICC Structural Steel and Bolting 

• Effective oral and written communication skills 

• Attention to detail 

• Willingness to work in varying weather conditions 

• NICET Certifications and/or Post Tension Institute (PTI) Level I or II certifications will be considered beneficial in the role  

Corporate Information: 

ESP is a multi-discipline engineering design and consulting firm providing our clients with civil engineering, surveying, planning/landscape architecture, geosciences, environmental, subsurface utility engineering, and construction engineering inspection. ESP is honored to maintain over 30-year relationships with both public and private clients throughout the Southeast. ESP is a 2018 ENR Top 500 Design Firm ranked #29 in the Southeast, and a Zweig Group 2017 Hot Firm recognized among the 100 fastest-growing A/E consulting firms in the U.S. and Canada. ESP offers an excellent employee benefits package including: 

• Health and Dental Insurance 

• PTO (Paid Time Off) & Holidays 

• Life Insurance 

• Flexible Benefits Plan 

• Short-Term Disability Insurance 

• Long-Term Disability Insurance 

• 401(k) Plan