Welcome to CDM Smith.

Take Control of Your Career

Never stop learning. Earn your credentials. Feel supported. Be a part of something special. At CDM Smith, we offer a differ­en­ti­at­ing suite of profes­sional development tools, programs and resources to help you become the best at what you want to do. 

Leadership Academy

CDM Smith has launched an industry-leading internal Leadership Academy with development tracks for every member of the firm, as well as specialty programs for people leaders and succession prep. Employees are encouraged to thought­fully and proactively advance their leadership skills that enriches individual career experiences and inter­ac­tions with clients. CDM Smith's leadership culture is fueled by employees at all levels throughout the orga­ni­za­tion demon­strat­ing leadership in their words and actions, and by our passion for continuous learning and development. More than a role, we view leadership as a set of behaviors and practices learned over a lifetime, it's a skill cultivated and applied in different ways throughout the unique chapters of your life. The creation of the Leadership Academy underscores our commitment to offering an unmatched employee experience and giving you the resources to actively shape your career at CDM Smith. 

The Leadership Academy comprises four development tracks and oppor­tu­ni­ties for every member of the firm:

  • Explore: open to all employees providing customized, self-driven roadmaps to develop you
    as a leader.
  • Guide: designed for people leaders to grow their skills to be effective and connected
    managers.
  • Elevate: a nominations-only track offering a high-intensity devel­op­men­tal experience for
    mid-level individuals committed to accel­er­at­ing their leadership skills growth.
  • Inspire: a nominations-only track offering a high-intensity devel­op­men­tal experience for
    senior leaders committed to mastering the leadership competency and who are
    developing as enterprise leaders.
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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 training curriculum provides in-person and virtual training led by certified profes­sion­als and continuing education oppor­tu­ni­ties that further our business goals and staff career development to help achieve our vision of being the best and the brightest in the industry.

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Professional Licensing

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.

No matter how you envision your career journey, we are committed to investing in you and your continuing profes­sional education. We are a family of profes­sion­als improving the environment and infra­struc­ture in a place that is committed to our clients and offering an unmatched employee experience. 

Project Management Certifications

The foundation of a legendary client experience is outstanding project delivery,which requires exceptional project managers and through this certi­fi­ca­tion investment we are delivering on our commitment. This investment includes developing project management programs and tools that provide real time data to our project managers and leaders, and a robust learning and development program that reinforces the Project Management Institute's (PMI) approach and terminology to project delivery. And, all of our project managers are —or are in the process of being— certified in their respective industry.  We are a family of profes­sion­als improving the environment and infra­struc­ture in a place that is committed to our clients and offering an unmatched employee experience. 

All CDM Smith approved project managers leading a project will have one of the following certi­fi­ca­tions:

  • Project Management Profes­sional (PMP)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)
  • Certified Construc­tion Manager (CCM)

 

Hear from our Project Managers

Preparation for the PMP exam has deepened my understanding of the processes and tools that form the foundation of successful project delivery and client service. Through the implementation of these project management best practices and continued improvements, we will achieve the excellence for which we strive.
Layla Llewelyn Miami, FL
Preparation for the PMP exam has deepened my understanding of the processes and tools that form the foundation of successful project delivery and client service. Through the implementation of these project management best practices and continued improvements, we will achieve the excellence for which we strive.
Layla Llewelyn Miami, FL
Through the process of obtaining my DBIA certification, I have reaffirmed my belief in Design-Build and CDM Smith’s project delivery abilities. I can now manage projects through DB methodologies and further enhance our position with clients and future work.
Cody Leichleitner Kellogg, ID
Through the process of obtaining my DBIA certification, I have reaffirmed my belief in Design-Build and CDM Smith’s project delivery abilities. I can now manage projects through DB methodologies and further enhance our position with clients and future work.
Cody Leichleitner Kellogg, ID
The PMP certi­fi­ca­tion is universally recognized and signifies to clients and competitors alike that CDM Smith takes project management seriously. The process increases the project management toolkit of techniques for resolving complex tasks and the people skills that accompany these techniques.
Kelly Roach Nashville, TN
The PMP certi­fi­ca­tion is universally recognized and signifies to clients and competitors alike that CDM Smith takes project management seriously. The process increases the project management toolkit of techniques for resolving complex tasks and the people skills that accompany these techniques.
Kelly Roach Nashville, TN
Working toward and achieving PMP certi­fi­ca­tion was an opportunity to truly demonstrate our core values of Shared Commitment and Excellence. It's a hallmark of CDM Smith's culture that we strive for continued improvement personally, profes­sion­ally and as a firm.
Shayne Wood Jacksonville, FL
Working toward and achieving PMP certi­fi­ca­tion was an opportunity to truly demonstrate our core values of Shared Commitment and Excellence. It's a hallmark of CDM Smith's culture that we strive for continued improvement personally, profes­sion­ally and as a firm.
Shayne Wood Jacksonville, FL
Acquiring this certi­fi­ca­tion required the same type of hard work, focus and discipline that I apply to my every day work. Being PMP certified gives us added value as project managers and profes­sion­als not only internally, but also in front of our clients.
Yanice Mercado Boca Raton, FL
Acquiring this certi­fi­ca­tion required the same type of hard work, focus and discipline that I apply to my every day work. Being PMP certified gives us added value as project managers and profes­sion­als not only internally, but also in front of our clients.
Yanice Mercado Boca Raton, FL

Alumni Program

Once you join CDM Smith, you are always a part of our family. Through our Alumni Program on LinkedIn, you can stay up-to-date on the exciting things happening at CDM Smith. Part of this program includes advertising various job opportunities and our hope is that as an alumnus, you will share these and your positive career experiences here with your network. Or maybe you even consider coming back! This program is a great opportunity to stay connected with CDM Smith–we hope you stay in touch!

Ready to be a part of the CDM Smith family and begin your amazing career journey?
https://www.cdmsmith.com/en/Careers
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When you are ready to reenter to workforce, we are here to welcome you back!
https://www.cdmsmith.com/en/Careers/Reboot-Re-Entry-Program
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