CDM Smith Client Service Leader - Transportation in Hartford, Connecticut

Job Description:

CDM Smith currently has an exciting opportunity for a Client Service Leader in our Connecticut transportation market to join our North Transportation group. In this position, you will lead client engagement, client service management, strategic marketing, and business development, for our Connecticut transportation clients. We have been working in the CT transportation market for nearly 20 years and our services within CT include; bridge design, roadway/highway design, traffic engineering, complete streets and transit oriented development, tolling analysis and implementation , transportation & freight planning, environmental planning, and transit projects.

As a member of this team, you will contribute to CDM Smith’s mission by:

•Developing new business and maintaining high-value clients and relationships with transportation clients of all modes in the Connecticut market, including the Connecticut Department of Transportation, regional planning agencies, municipalities, as well as others.

•Leading large complex transportation projects.

•Generating creative engagement strategies and pursuit plans.

•Developing and managing proposal efforts, presentations, and taking the lead in contract negotiations including, but not limited to terms, conditions, scope, and budget.

•Working effectively with Project Managers and key Technical Specialists working for their clients to deliver quality projects.

•Being active in professional societies in which clients or potential clients are members.

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Client Service Leader - Transportation



Certification/License Requirements:

Professional Engineer

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Minimum Qualifications:

•Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field.

•Registration as a Professional Engineer in CT (or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire).

•At least 15 years of transportation engineering experience since obtaining Bachelors degree.

•At least 10 years of experience working on CTDOT projects.

•Strong working relationship with CTDOT Department heads and leadership.

•Strong references from the CTDOT and a demonstrated successful track record for CT transportation sales and project delivery with a strong working knowledge of business operations and financials.

•Excellent communication, networking and team building skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Relationships with CT municipalities, RPAs, MPOs transit agencies and local universities.

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:

Connecticut - Hartford

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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