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Sr. Industrial Water/Wastewater Project Manager

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Company Name
CDM Smith
Physical Address

Newark, DE 19725
Job Description


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Job Description:

CDM Smith currently has a new opportunity for a Senior Project Manager with previous experience managing industrial water and/or wastewater projects to join our Industrial Business unit. In this position, you will be the main point of contact for planning and design of water and wastewater projects and will assist with business development activities throughout the U.S. CDM Smith’s Industrial Business unit services clients in a variety of industrial sectors including Chemicals, Rubber & Plastics, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas, Food & Beverage, Mining and Manufacturing.

  • This position can be based at any of our Industrial offices. Some of those cities include Houston, Irvine, Concord, CA, Edison, Albany, Boston, or Wadsworth, OH *

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

• Managing and serving as the lead Project Manager on water/wastewater projects

• Providing technical guidance, senior leadership, and mentoring engineering staff to enhance our water/wastewater design capabilities

• Being responsible for scope, schedule, budget development, monitoring and adherence for projects managed

• Completing Quality Assurance/Quality Control of key deliverables and assisting on projects managed by others in the office

• Assisting Client Service Leaders with technical marketing for clients throughout the U.S.

• Participating in professional societies relevant to the industry.

• Building and maintaining positive working relationships with key decision makers in our clients’ organizations

Job Title:

Sr. Industrial Water/Wastewater Project Manager



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Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree

• 10 years of related experience

• Current PM certification (either PMP; CCM and DBIA) or ability to receive within 12 months of start

• 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

Preferred Qualifications:

• Professional engineering (PE) license, strongly preferred.

• Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering, or related degree.

• Previous experience working on and managing projects for Industrial water/wastewater clients.

• Previous experience managing multi-discipline project teams.

• Excellent communication, networking and team building skills.

• Previous experience working directly with clients

• Master’s degree.

• Previous business development experience including preparation of proposals and scopes of work and costs estimates for industrial clients

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, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

United States – Nationwide

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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Visa Sponsorship Available:

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

Skills and Abilities:

Experience working with project management methodology including budget development, project planning, control and assurance methodologies, project management software and finance and accounting concepts and practices. Demonstrates excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Possesses in-depth knowledge of project goals, drivers, strategies, risks and opportunities. Good interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members and clients. Ability to interact with many people and process a large volume of requests as necessary. Excellent personal computer skills including strong knowledge in MS Word and Excel. Demonstrates strong organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.

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