Welcome to CDM Smith.

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. In 1947, CDM Smith was founded with a commitment to maintain the constant pursuit of excellence, placing responsibility to our clients second only to responsibility to the public. By staying true to this promise for more than 70 years, we’ve forged tremendous, long-standing relationships, believing responsiveness is the foundation of serving our clients. 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. Whether you’re an employee, client, partner or stakeholder – we’re the people you want to be working with. We are CDM Smith. 
Women In STEM Women In STEM
Wisdom From Women in STEM
To celebrate Inter­na­tional Women in Engineering Day, we met with five of our brightest female engineers, project managers and planners to hear their perspec­tives.
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.

Forward Perspectives: Tim Wall Forward Persepectives: Tim Wall
Getting to know Tim Wall
We took a deep-dive into the mind of CDM Smith's CEO and Chairman Tim Wall and heard his plans to shape the firm's future with vibrant enthusiasm and calculated risk-taking. 
Quality hero Quality hero
Our Commitment to Quality
Our Quality is achieved through CDM Smith's culture of high expectations, entrenched quality management in our project delivery system, leadership commitment, rigorous processes and training.

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.
  • More than 5,000 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.