CDM Smith Project Manager 3 - Construction in Concord, California

Job Description:

Job Objective:

Provides overall administrative and technical management, from bid preparation to

project completion, on projects with revenue $50+ million annually as applicable to market/region.

Collaborates with Client Service Groups to develop new business opportunities with existing and prospective clients.

Primary Responsibilities

*Leading staff development

*Provide training, support, guidance, and assistance in goal setting

*Act as mentor

*Provide guidance to lower level project managers to meet project performance goals

*Overall contract authority over vendors and subcontractors

*Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on‐site management and/or lower level project managers

*Manage design team during initial design phase; identify design problems and recommend improvements

*Investigate potentially serious situations; implement corrective measures

*Oversee management of financial aspects of projects

*Adherence to budget as work progresses

*Major contract, subcontract, claim negotiations, etc.

*Identify, estimate, quote and negotiate changes to contract

*Review project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards

*Develop or oversee development of proposals

*Review complete estimate for project

*Develop/manage relationships with existing and prospective clients

*Initiate new project development opportunities

Maintain continual open communications with clients

*Represent company in project meetings

*Provide support to Executive Management upon request. Perform additional duties as assigned

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Project Manager 3 - Construction


CCI Pacific

CDM Smith Employment Type:


Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's degree in related field or Project Management Professional certification with 20 years' relevant experience or minimum 25 years' relevant construction experience in lieu of degree.

Experience: Extensive knowledge of industry practices, processes, design, finance, and management;

Thorough knowledge of company policies, procedures, and standards; Able to communicate complex concepts, business unit/corporate vision and strategy to colleagues and clients; performs active


Proficient personal computer skills including current administrative, financial, and scheduling software or similar products;

Demonstrates an understanding of how business works and a keenness and depth of perception in practical matters of financial and behavioral tendencies to enable good, quick business decisions with an appreciation of their impact.

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:

California - Concord

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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