Welcome to CDM Smith.

About Us

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, trans­porta­tion, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service environment and water firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle. The firm is distin­guished by our leadership and flexibility in design-build and alternative delivery approaches for envi­ron­men­tal and water projects.
Meet CDM Smith

Meet CDM Smith and learn more about our innovative projects, our commitment to a sustainable future and our dedicated employees who provide lasting solutions to meet your needs.

Our Vision

CDM Smith will be a global water, environment, trans­porta­tion, energy and facilities firm committed to exceptional client service to improve the natural and built envi­ron­ments.

To achieve our vision, we will:

  • Offer pre-eminent solutions  that set the standard for exceptional value and service.
  • Aim to be the employer of choice by providing superior service to our clients.
  • Be a global firm that is financially strong and will grow through the technical performance of our people. 

Facts About CDM Smith


As part of a global team, we are delivering solutions for complex challenges in Australia.

CDM Smith in Australia – CDM Smith Australia has over 70 consultants, all of whom are recognised for their expertise and commitment to achieving client outcomes. With ultimate respon­si­bil­ity for our activities in Australia, upholding the highest levels of technical excellence, account­abil­ity to client service and resourcing solutions, safety leadership and quality.

World Head­quar­ters 
Boston, Mass­a­chu­setts/USA 

Established – 1947 as a partnership; incor­po­rated in 1970

Employees – More than 5,000 working from offices worldwide 

Ownership – CDM Smith is employee owned, instilling pride in our work and allowing us the freedom and inde­pen­dence to put our clients first. CDM Smith will remain a privately owned firm, free to determine our own direction, committed to building a stronger enterprise for each future generation

Services – CDM Smith offers full services—consulting, engineering, construc­tion and operations —across the project life cycle in water,environment, trans­porta­tion, energy and facilities.