CDM Smith Sr. Transportation Project Manager in Columbia, South Carolina

Job Description:

This position can be based in our Charleston, Columbia, or Charlotte, NC office

As a member of this team, you would be responsible for:

-Managing and serving as the lead Project Manager on major North and South Carolina statewide/corridor bridge and transportation design projects

-Arranging, facilitating, and preparing for meetings/coordination with major clients such as SCDOT, NCDOT, MPOs, cities and counties as well as and key project stakeholders

-Building and managing relationships with key planning leaders within SCDOT and other major clients in South Carolina

-Managing and assisting with strategic pursuits including; proposal development and client meetings

-Preparing design and specifications for major bridge, highway and roadway projects

-Assisting in budget, scope and schedule development

-Monitoring and adherence for tasks and projects managed

-Completing Quality Analysis/Quality Control of key deliverables related to projects and tasks managed as well as projects and tasks managed by others

-Implementing quality procedures at project and task levels

-Completing high level planning and programming analysis work including preparation of technical documents and reports

-Being active in professional societies in which clients or potential clients are members

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Sr. Transportation Project Manager



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Professional Engineer

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Minimum Qualifications:

A successful CDM Smith candidate will have:

-Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a related engineering field

-At least 10 years of transportation project experience since Bachelor's degree

-Registration as P.E.

-Current Project Manager certification (either PMP, CCM, or DBIA) or ability to receive within 12 months of start date

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

-Previous experience working on or managing SCDOT bridge and road design projects

-Previous traffic planning experience's

  • Master's degree

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

South Carolina - Columbia

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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