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Job Description

  • Manages the day to day activity of staff. Provides feedback on performance appraisals.
  • Manages the development and training of staff.
  • Approves paid time off requests (PTO) and ensures human resources policies are followed.
  • Monitors project costs, budget, schedule, quality, and productivity.

=Takes corrective action where necessary.

  • Maintains continuous, open communication with the project management team, client representative and subcontractor.
  • Reports on progress, concerns, and listens and responds to concerns of others.
  • Maintains liaison with engineering, estimating, and planning to ensure work complies with drawings, specifications, and schedule.
  • Monitors and suggests solutions to construction problems or design flaws as work is in progress.
  • Orders and schedules delivery of material and equipment, reviewing requisitions and purchase orders for correctness and cost savings.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Performs quality control inspections and reviews plans and specifications for quality assurance.
  • Pulls construction permits; codes invoices for job costing; prepares progress reports; general project related paperwork.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 8 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.

Amount of Travel Required


Skills and Abilities

  • Expert knowledge of construction disciplines, cost control, scheduling, safety regulations, etc.
  • Excellent ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering drawings.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Good Microsoft Word and Excel skill.

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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CCI South

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Visa Sponsorship Available

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