Welcome to CDM Smith.

Careers at CDM Smith

At CDM Smith, we make the world better in places where we live and work. As a multi-national and multi-cultural company, we attract the best and brightest profes­sion­als in the industry. We are committed to ensuring a high-level of client satis­fac­tion and being an ethical and respected firm that is growing through strong core values and the exceptional performance of our people. 

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.

Meet Our Recruiters

CDM Smith hires good people. We all want to do our best and we genuinely care about the work we are doing. Our people are what allow us to be at the forefront of civil and environmental engineering projects across the world.
Annie 
College Recruiter
I joined CDM Smith to help build the technical teams that will tackle the global infrastructure challenges of today and provide new and innovative solutions for years to come. I'm inspired by the opportunity to help students begin their careers in a position they are passionate about.
Greg 
College Recruiter
I see a lot of passion around the environment, community, and philanthropy in our company’s culture.  Seeing how folks get involved and how I can be a part of these efforts is very rewarding.   I’ve been with CDM Smith almost 10 years. It’s not a job; it’s a community doing great things around the world.
Julie 
Manager, Recruiting Operations
CDM Smith is an employer of choice for many reasons. I chose CDM Smith because of their commitment to their people, and I am inspired by the sustainable practices our professionals incorporate into many of the projects we do. We are changing the way things are done in order to make life better for those we impact.
Emily 
College Recruiter
CDM Smith is a diverse company with multiple opportunities that will strengthen your professional growth and development.  The diversity of the projects and the fact that I am helping people get employed in an industry that they have dedicated their lives to is what inspires me.
Jonathan 
Recruiter, Transportation
The diversity of people I get to learn from and interact with on a daily basis is inspiring. The types of projects and work that we are involved with are interesting, challenging and make a positive impact in the world, and it’s exciting to work for a company pursuing projects like that.
Mary 
Recruiter, Transportation
I love working with the groups I support to find candidates that fit their needs and will help them accomplish their goals. Similarly, when I’m talking to my candidates I like finding out what motivates them and what their genuine interests are.
Leah 
Recruiter, Geotechnical, Program Management & Disaster Assistance
Civil Engineering and projects to improve the environment were personal interests of mine long before coming to CDM Smith. It’s motivating to know that I help hire talented, valuable individuals to the firm that will work to preserve our most valuable resource – water. 
Matt 
Recruiter, Construction
I joined CDM Smith because I wanted to work for a company whose values aligned with my own, and join an organization that was a leader in its field and invested in its employees.
Kevin 
Recruiter, Water, Environmental & Mechanical

Grow Your Career

Career Development
Supported by an environment of mentoring and learning, our employees live to a very high standard: to be the very best and brightest individuals in their chosen field. We are committed to the career development of each employee, and through specif­i­cally designed career paths, we provide the oppor­tu­ni­ties, advancement measures, and resources employees need to develop. 

CDM Smith University
Whether providing continuing education require­ments to maintain profes­sional licenses and regis­tra­tions or teaching a new skill set to enhance an employee’s advance­ments, CDM Smith University helps its students grow profes­sion­ally and personally. Our corporate training program provides training and continuing education oppor­tu­ni­ties that further our business goals and staff career development. 

Profes­sional Licenses 
We are committed to supporting profes­sional regis­tra­tions and certifications, and have several policies and programs in place to help achieve them. Currently, we employ more American Academy of Envi­ron­men­tal Engineering Diplomates than any other consulting firm. 

CDM Smith in the Community

At CDM Smith, our em­ploy­ees have a strong com­mit­ment to help­ing com­mu­ni­ties—our own and those in need around the world. 

As part of the firm's commitment to sustain­abil­ity, the CDM Smith Cares pro­gram is a grass-roots, vol­un­teer pro­gram—im­ple­mented at the local level by em­ploy­ees—that sup­ports a num­ber of com­mu­nity and char­i­ta­ble or­ga­ni­za­tions and events. Through the pro­gram, em­ploy­ees across the firm participate in numerous local efforts, and a number of these local ef­forts sup­port char­i­ties and or­ga­ni­za­tions that are en­dorsed at the firmwide level. The CDM Smith Cares struc­ture sup­ports local com­mu­nity out­reach ac­tiv­i­ties by lever­ag­ing the com­bined re­sources of CDM Smith and the vol­un­teers who ded­i­cate them­selves to these ef­forts.

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See how our employees are giving back through CDM Smith Cares.
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Com­mit­ment to Equal Em­ploy­ment Op­por­tu­nity and Af­firma­tive Ac­tion

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other char­ac­ter­is­tics protected by applicable law. 

If you should re­quire any rea­son­able ac­com­mo­da­tions, please con­tact our Human Re­sources De­part­ment at +1.​617.​452.​6000. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, please read Equal Em­ploy­ment is the Law (PDF).

CDM Smith par­tic­i­pates in the E-Ver­ify em­ploy­ment au­tho­riza­tion pro­gram. Please re­view our E-Ver­ify par­tic­i­pa­tion no­tice [Span­ish] and the Right to Work no­tice [Span­ish].