CEI Contract Support Specialist

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Job Description

Our Transportation Construction, Engineering and Inspection group assists in all levels of federal, public, private and international organizations by offering planning and construction services for transportation systems that reflect community needs. Our value-added program management, best-in-class design-build expertise, and unparalleled sustainability and economic solutions, build partnerships and create solutions for current and future environmental and infrastructure challenges.

CDM Smith’s Orlando team is seeking a CEI Contract Support Specialist to work at our field site locations in the Orlando, FL area on Central Florida Expressway Authority, Florida Department of Transportation and other projects.

As member of this team, you would contribute to CDM Smith’s mission by:

  • Providing administrative support to project team
  • Preparing reports, compiling data, and creating spreadsheets comparing and analyzing data of a somewhat complex nature
  • Maintaining files and tracking submittals
  • Tracking quantities and processing progress and final estimates
  • Materials Acceptance and Certification (MAC) System input
  • Maintaining vehicle accident files
  • Assisting with marketing tasks
  • Supporting management
  • Assist with office related duties (i.e., CQR, progress and final estimates, EEO Compliance, Processing Construction Changes etc.)
  • Perform additional duties as assigned and assist with clerical details
  • Responsible for exercising independent judgment in planning work details and making technical decisions related to office aspects of the project
  • Responsible for familiarity with Client procedures covering the project related duties and proficient in the computer programs necessary to perform those duties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 5 years of related experience.
  • Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.
  • Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer FDOT Final Estimate Level II Certification

Amount of Travel Required


Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good ability to interact with varying levels of staff, as well as vendors.
  • Ability to work with many people simultaneously and to process a large volume of requests.
  • Excellent personal computer skills including proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.

EEO Statement

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

U.S. Vaccine Status

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) are committed to your health and safety. CDM Smith and its employees adhere to all applicable government and client COVID-19 requirements.

Background Check and Drug Testing Information

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant’s criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.

Agency Disclaimer

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Additional Compensation

All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.

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