Judy K. Nishimoto, PE
Judy Nishimoto is an environmental engineer at CDM Smith with over 20 years of experience in the firm’s municipal and wastewater groups. With a broad and diverse background, Judy has worked collaboratively with regulatory agencies, helped clients develop strategies, policies, standards, and she has also worked on planning and design of water and wastewater systems.
Her work also includes diverse fields such as CSO overflow control and storage, trenchless technology, bioenergy, and water reuse. Judy is also a manager of technical staff, ranging from young professionals to senior practitioners.
"My favorite part of my job is seeing my work serve a purpose and add value to the community; helping the client realize their vision and knowing I had a part in that," she says. "And as a team leader, I'm lucky to be in a position to say and do things that empower the staff.”
“This is the company that gave me a shot at the start of my career and has supported me ever since. I’ve benefited from many of the programs at CDM Smith and have always had the best mentors wherever I’ve gone. When you've been with CDM Smith for so long, you ARE CDM Smith. When I think of this company, I think of the people I’ve worked with through the good and hard times and those that I’ve admired that have shaped the person I am today,” she says.
When you show initiative, it shows you care, builds trust, and your team tends to follow suit.