Project Manager II - Solid Waste Seller/Doer

at CDM Smith in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

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CDM Smith has a new career opportunity for a proven leader in the Environmental Services Group! We are looking for a self-motivated Seller-Doer Solid Waste Engineer/Project Manager to join our growing Southeastern Region, VA, NC, SC, TN, GA, or FL. This is a key role with the potential to have significant impact on client development and project management on a wide variety of environmental projects with experience in solid waste/landfills/CCR permitting, design and construction. In this position, you will be a key point of contact for our environmental clients throughout the southeast while partnering with CDM Smith Sales leadership to identify, develop, and deliver project opportunities and growth-related initiatives and managing our stellar projects.

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

- Managing and leading multi-discipline civil environmental projects

- Contributing to client business development activities for capturing new projects across the Southeast

- Being active in the municipal public works and utility industry while keeping abreast of emerging technologies, research and development opportunities, and conference/committee participation in professional associations

- Arranging, facilitating and preparing for meetings/coordination with municipal clients such as: Cities, Towns, and Counties as well as key project stakeholders.

- Building and managing relationships with key municipal planning leaders

- Developing budget, scope and schedule; monitoring adherence for tasks and projects managed.

- Responsible for implementation of firm’s quality procedures at project and task levels.

- Providing high level planning and programming analysis work including preparation of technical documents and reports.

- Serving as a mentor to junior staff, including the coordination and reviewing of project assignments

- Effectively working with key technical specialists, project team members, and delivery managers

- Providing oversight/administration of field construction work, including engineering services during construction

- Enhancing your career and leadership development through many PD credit-based learning opportunities through CDM Smith University

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Project Manager II – Solid Waste Seller/Doer



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Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree. 7 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:

- The ideal candidate will be a PE, PG, or Board-Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE.) with EOR experience in solid waste/landfill/CCR permitting, design and construction experience for at least 10 years and a track record of high value client relationship building and ability to win work in a regional area within the states of VA, NC, SC, TN, GA, and/or FL.

- This position is best suited for an individual that is excited to develop experience across a range of managerial and technical skills. Experience with supervision and mentoring of junior engineers and in construction management.

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.

Why CDM Smith?:

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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.

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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 good communications skills, both verbal and written.

- Possesses in-depth knowledge of project goals, drivers, strategies, risks and opportunities.

- Work requires verbal skills, ability to interact with varying levels of staff, as well as vendors.

- Good interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members and clients.

- Ability to deal with many people and process a large volume of requests as necessary.

- Good personal computer skills including advanced knowledge in the use of MS Word and Excel.

- Demonstrates 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

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Job Posting: JC253974912

Posted On: Jan 19, 2024

Updated On: Apr 17, 2024

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