About Us

About Us
CDM Smith is a global privately owned engineering and construction firm providing legendary client service and smart solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities. Founded in 1947 with a commitment to solve the world’s toughest environmental and infrastructure challenges, we’ve been staying true to this promise for more than 75 years, forging tremendous, long-standing relationships along the way. Always looking forward, we prepare today for the problems we may face tomorrow, guiding our clients through uncertainty and forging a path towards a more promising future. And with the power of independence, we make decisions based on what’s best for our clients and our employees, not outside investors. We reinvest in our people, tools and technology to find better solutions and foster amazing careers.
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Introducing Cultural Threads
In our new blog, employees share the passions and unique perspectives they bring to work each day. Their stories weave an incredible tapestry that is our diverse and colorful culture.
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We're proud that the industry's smartest and experienced experts call CDM Smith home. We want you to meet them.
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We truly care about our clients. We take on their challenges as our own. And we deliver success by providing a legendary client experience every time

Facts About CDM Smith

World Head­quar­ters
75 State Street 
Suite 701 
Boston, MA 02109 USA 
Tel: + 1.617.452.6000 
Fax: + 1.617.345.3901

  • Established in 1947 as a partnership; incor­po­rated in 1970.

  • We have 6,000 employees working from offices worldwide.

  • 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.

  • CDM Smith provides services through the following major business units: North America Unit; Federal Services Unit; and Inter­na­tional Unit. These units are supported by the Technical Services Unit and the Construc­tion Unit—all working together to deliver integrated engineering and construc­tion services worldwide.

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