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CDM Smith Project Manager I in Houston, Texas


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Job Description:

CDM Smith is seeking a Project Manager in Texas to lead and manage multiple small to large consulting, design, and design-build projects for multiple major upstream Oil & Gas clients in Texas and New Mexico. This position is part of our Industrial Division, which serves Oil & Gas, Chemical, Food & Beverage, Metals & Mining, Utility, Manufacturing and other commercial clients. As a member of this team, you would contribute to CDM's mission by:

-Managing multiple planning, consulting, design, and EPC projects in the upstream O&G water management area including sourcing, conveyance, storage and treatment, as well as restoration/remediation projects

-Performing technical problem solving

-Leading and managing multi-discipline teams

-Performing guidance and review at the project level while assuring discipline and quality standards are adhered to

-Assisting proposal teams and developing project approaches that lead to project wins

-Applying experience and innovation to solve problems of high complexity in area of expertise

-Effectively working with lead practitioners, quality managers, and key technical specialists

-Preparing and monitoring project budgets and schedules in conjunction with assisting in negotiation of contracts and amendments

-Identifying opportunities with existing clients, particularly by expanding service offerings

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Project Manager I



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Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor's Degree

-4 years of related experience

-PMP (PMI), CCM or DIA certification is required (within 12 months of hire or promotion onto the Approved Project Manager list)

-Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field

-Registered Professional Engineer in Texas

  • Texas regulatory experience including prior experience interacting successfully with TCEQ, BLM and TRRC

-Experience managing facilities infrastructure and/or environmental projects for upstream oil & gas clients

-Experience managing project scope, schedule, and budgets

-Proven experience managing preparation of engineering design packages for construction

-Exemplary skills in communicating project findings to technical and nontechnical audiences

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, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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:

Texas - Houston

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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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Skills and Abilities:

Experience working with project management methodology including budget development, project planning, control and assurance methodologies, project management software and finance and accounting concepts and practices. Possesses in-depth knowledge of project goals, drivers, strategies, risks and opportunities. Demonstrates good communications skills, both verbal and written. Possesses ability to interact with varying levels of staff, as well as vendors. Good interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members and clients. Ability to deal with many people, and process a large volume of requests as necessary. Good personal computer skills including proficiency in MS Word and Excel. Demonstrates good organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.

Background Check and Drug Testing Information:

CDM Smith reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.