Construction Management Professional 8

at CDM Smith in Auburn, Maine, United States

Job Description


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Job Description:

- Plans, manages, and oversees construction projects ranging from multiple small to medium projects to large, multiple- contract projects of moderate complexity.

- Conducts project analyses and reporting to include monthly progress reports and documentation of deficiencies, issues, risks and/or overruns.

- Scope of human resources management includes construction representatives and construction specialist jobs.

- Manages and controls all construction management activities, including critical path method (CPM), scheduling and claims administration. Interprets plans and specifications for clients, contractors, and the company’s field personnel.

- Provides internal consultation to construction representatives and acts as a technical resource to other function groups within the division.

- Develops new opportunities for business through proposal preparation and general contact with current and potential clients.

- Oversees and coordinates all shop drawing activities.

- Participates in the administration and operation of the construction services group, as required.

- Reviews government and funding agency regulations to provide consultative services that reflect an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of legal requirements. Provides expert witness service in claims administration cases.

- Performs other duties as required.

Job Title:

Construction Management Professional 8



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Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree.

- 10 years of relevant experience.

- Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

- 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.

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:

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:

Excellent knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods. Advanced knowledge of construction products, details and relevant rules, regulations, and quality standards. Demonstrates good leadership skills with an ability to develop and grow staff. Expert time and project management skills. Excellent organizational skills to balance and prioritize work. Proven ability to analyze, problem-solve and mitigate risks. Proficient business development, marketing, and sales skills.

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.

Additional Compensation:

All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.

Work Location Options:

Successful candidate will be required to work in office and field locations as needed.

Driver’s License Requirements:

An appropriate and valid driver’s license is required.

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Job Posting: JC249512303

Posted On: Oct 16, 2023

Updated On: Feb 03, 2024

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