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 noncompliant 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  
  • 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  
  • Effective oral and written communication skills   

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   

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.

Through years of dedicated service to our clients, ESP has received ENR Top 500 Design Firm ranking of 288 in 2020. In the Southeast, ESP’s primary territory, the firm received the 2020 ENR Southeast Top Design Firms ranking of 39.

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