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
  • ICC Structural Steel and
  • 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 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