CDM Smith Project Manager in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Description:

As a member of this team, you would contribute to CDM Smith's mission by: Planning and developing projects concerned with unique or controversial problems, which have an important effect on major CDM Smith programs Planning, developing, and directing a number of large projects Generally requiring few subordinate supervisors and a large number of staff Conducting research in problem areas of considerable scope and complexity Applying advanced concepts and principles in a subject area, type of facility, or site conditions Keeping abreast of developments affecting CDM Smith in order to recommend changes to current programs or new programs Managing large projects or large phases of projects Taking full project management responsibilities (depending on career path) Taking increasing budget, cost control, and technical responsibility Interacting with clients on a daily basis Exploring subject area, defining scope selects problems for investigation, and developing novel concepts and approaches requiring progressive experience Establishing and defining project objectives Assuming responsibility for new business development activities within area of expertise Coordinating collection of project data Performing necessary project research Devising new approaches to problems encountered and coordinating various technical aspects of work Initiating and performing assigned project administration duties (preparing and monitoring budget and schedule, preparing correspondence, and participating in general office duties) Effectuating CDM Smith's business goals at the business development, project management, and staff utilization levels Serving as a mentor for lower-level employees and acting as a recognized leader of technical and professional staff

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Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelors degree in arts, planning, engineering, or a science.

-AICP Certification or approved Certification in a related field. Or Masters Degree in planning, engineering, science, or environmental science/management.

-10 year of related experience with Bachelors degree or 11 years of experience with Masters degree.

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

-Previous experience managing transportation planning projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

Work requires use of computers for extended periods, resulting in prolonged use of computer keyboard and exposure to computer monitors. Work also involves occasional field-work on a variety of sites and under a wide range of environmental conditions.

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:

Missouri - Kansas City

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