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Job Description

**We are considering a remote schedule for this position.**

CDM Smith is one of the world’s top engineering firms providing innovative and creative solutions for our clients and assisting them in achieving successful outcomes on their most important water, infrastructure, environmental and transportation programs. Our growing utility asset management practice works closely with large domestic and international utilities to solve complex problems and improve how they manage and reinvest in their infrastructure.

This mid-level position will involve working closely with clients to craft and implement comprehensive solutions tailored to each client’s specific needs. Those solutions usually involve some combination of collecting/ assembling/ analyzing data, implementing new custom or COTS software, deploying mobile applications, defining and implementing new business processes, and growing the capabilities of the clients’ organization through coaching and training on the new tools, software, and business processes. Responsibilities of this management consulting position will likely include:

  • Conducting client interviews and evaluating existing data and software.
  • Identifying key gaps preventing clients from achieving their program/ organizational goals.
  • Developing financial models and providing financial and rate projections to guide client decision making.
  • Eliciting and defining software requirements.
  • Supporting the selection and implementation of new software and mobile applications.
  • Training end users on how to use the new hardware/software and on their roles and responsibilities.
  • Facilitating meetings with client staff to elicit specific information.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 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

  • Experience interviewing clients and facilitating meetings designed to efficiently elicit information
  • Experience developing or refining condition assessment or preventive maintenance programs
  • Experience developing or refining business processes and roles/responsibilities

Experience implementing, or improving the use of, computerized maintenance management systems (preferably Maximo or SAP)

Amount of Travel Required


Skills and Abilities

Solid knowledge of corporate governance practices, organization design principles, accounting principles, finance, supply chain management, and organization management. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to understand complex technical, professional and business materials.

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.

Additional Compensation

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

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Visa Sponsorship Available

No – We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position.