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. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic and growing Engineering, Surveying and Planning firm!


  • 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 a designation of 280 on the 2021 ENR Top 500 Design Firm rankings. For the firm's primary territory, the ENR Southeast Top Design Firms, ESP received a 2021 ranking of 49.

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