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Senior Utility Construction Inspector

RaganSmith is looking for a full-time Senior Utility Construction Inspector based in our Nashville office. This position is responsible for various projects with Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, the Tennessee Department of Transportation, and other municipalities.


  • Prepare and sign accurate daily diary consisting of contractor information, project history, events, equipment, orders, times, etc.
  • Observe, measure, and record all construction quantities for contractor payment
  • Record field measurements in project records for review by the client or auditors 
  • Prepare to justify all pay quantity questions by the contractor or client
  • Provide inspection services for conformance to plans and specifications for underground utilities
  • Respond to Requests for Information from Contractor
  • Review Contractor Pay Requests
  • Additional related duties as needed


  • 8-10+ of related experience
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Utility inspection experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • ACI Concrete Field Testing- Grade 1, OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Training, Radiation Safety/Nuclear Gauge / Hazmat Training, TDOT Concrete Field Testing, TDOT Soils & Aggregate, and TDOT Hot Mix Asphalt Roadway Certifications preferred
  • Experience with Site Manager and Appia Software preferred
  • Willingness to work overtime, limited nighttime construction, and overnight travel as needed
  • High school diploma preferred


  • 100% covered health, dental and vision insurance, group term life insurance, identity theft protection, long-term and short-term disability coverage, telemedicine, and long term care insurance 
  • Generous PTO, paid holidays, and three additional paid days between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Profit sharing bonus
  • 401(k) contribution
  • Focus on work-life balance
  • Company vehicle for work use


RaganSmith was founded in 1933 as a land surveying company. More than eight decades later, we have grown into an interdisciplinary consulting firm of experienced civil engineers, landscape architects, transportation experts, savvy surveyors, and brilliant land planners serving the private and public sectors. 

RaganSmith is an equal opportunity employer recognizing the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

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