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Sr. Project Manager (Transit & Urban Design)

at CDM Smith in Springdale, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

28948BR

Requisition ID:

28948BR

Business Unit:

NAU

Job Description:

Our Transportation team is growing in the South; we have a new opening for a Sr. Project Manager to manage complete street, transit and urban design projects! We are open to this position being based in our Atlanta, Charleston, South Florida office, Raleigh, Charlotte or possibly another office within the Southern Region.

  • Flexible and Remote Work Opportunities Available *

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

- Managing and serving as the lead Project Manager on major complete streets, transit and urban design projects throughout the Southeast US including Bus Rapid Transit. (Projects could include all design aspects, roadway, drainage, bicycle/pedestrian, and station design. Rail design experience is beneficial.)

- Managing some client relationships with transit agencies, state departments of transportation, and municipal clients

- Arranging, facilitating and preparing for client meetings

- Building and managing relationships with key leaders

- Preparing design and major specifications for major transit design projects

- Assisting in budget, scope and schedule development

- Working as a key team member and task manager throughout the US

- Mentoring junior staff

- Actively participating or assisting in new business development by contributing to strategic planning, marketing, and business operations planning

For more information about our Project Management roles, tools and culture, please visit this website https://bit.ly/2UC8V16.

Job Title:

Sr. Project Manager (Transit & Urban Design)

Group:

TSG

Employment Type:

Regular

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree

- 10 years of related experience

- PMP (PMI), CCM or DBIA certification is required (within 12 months of hire or promotion onto the Approved Project Manager list)

- 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:

- Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering

- Transit design project management experience

- Experience with bus rapid transit design preferred

- Experience with urban roadway design, including bike/pedestrian design preferred

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?:

Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here! (https://www.cdmsmith.com/en/Video/Meet-CDM-Smith)

Join Us! CDM Smith – where amazing career journeys unfold.

Imagine a place committed to offering an unmatched employee experience. Where you work on projects that are meaningful to you. Where you play an active part in shaping your career journey. Where your co-workers are invested in you and your success. Where you are encouraged and supported to do your very best and given the tools and resources to do so. Where it’s a priority that the company takes good care of you and your family.

Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.

Job Site Location:

Southeast United States

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.

Amount of Travel Required:

20%

Assignment Category:

Fulltime-Regular

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.

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.

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.

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Job Posting: JC192245843

Posted On: Sep 12, 2021

Updated On: Sep 14, 2022