Construction Management Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities

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Job Description

CDM Smith is pursuing a Construction Management Professional 6 to join our established team of accomplished professionals. Construction management experience in water, wastewater, and conveyance is highly desired. As a member of our team, this individual will provide technical expertise to the firm, and leadership to a staff of construction representatives and project support staff. The individual will plan, direct, and coordinate construction projects ranging from large multi-discipline projects to moderately complex. lease work with your recruiter to populate.


  • Travel between project sites throughout the state of California may be necessary
  • Coordinate and control all construction management activities including CPM scheduling, claims management, project coordination, risk management, and quality management on a large complex construction management assignment.
  • Communicate and interface with internal/external team members and authorities involved in the planning, design, execution and construction activities.
  • Manage, monitor, and track project objectives including scope of work, schedule and budget.
  • Serve as the primary contact for the Client and home office staff.
  • Build the project team including subconsultants and subcontractors and manage their duties and activities.
  • Ensure that construction is completed in accordance with the Contract Documents and CDM Smith Quality Standards.
  • Establish processes and procedures to reduce cost, limit risks and provide a safe work environment for our staff.
  • Mentor staff and contribute to the firm’s knowledge management system.
  • Assist in development of a construction management network

Minimum Qualifications

Highschool degree and 14 years of experience OR Highschool degree and 13 years of experience with a CCM or PMP OR Bachelor’s degree and 10 years OR Bachelor’s degree and 8 years with a PE. Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with water and wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven leadership abilities.
  • Demonstrated record of high performance in managing large/complex water or wastewater construction projects.
  • Excellent understanding of alternative delivery construction methods.
  • Ability to work independently, oversee construction contractors, manage a staff of construction representatives and project support staff, oversee controls staff including master scheduling and budgets, and prepare high-level reports to the client and governing entities
  • Proficiency with typical computer-based management and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Prefer CCM certification.

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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.

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.

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

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No – We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position
Construction Management Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities | CDM Smith
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