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CDM Smith Senior Project Manager - Water Services in Toronto, Canada


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For 75 years, CDM Smith Inc. has provided innovative solutions combined with responsive, professional service to clients in the water, environment, energy, facilities, and transportation industries. As an employee-owned corporation with more than $1.3 billion (U.S.) in annual revenues and a multidiscipline staff of 5,500 in over 130 offices worldwide, CDM Smith maintains the size, stability, and resources necessary to successfully deliver a wide range of projects.

Since 2015, CDM Smith in Canada has had rapidly growing water business in Vancouver, British Columbia. With the recently opening of the Markham, Ontario office, CDM Smith is committed to significant local growth to meet the growing demand of clients in the GTA and Ontario for water project planning, design and construction management services.

CDM Smith currently has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager in our growing Markham office. In that position, you will work closely with our Client Services Lead on business development activities to grow the Ontario water business, including client liaison and proposal preparation, will be project manager for design and construction projects for water and wastewater treatment and biosolids facilities, and pumping and conveyance infrastructure, and will contribute to the rapid growth of our Ontario team.

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As a member of the Markham team, you will contribute to CDM Smith's mission by:

• Serving as Project Manager on major water and wastewater projects in the GTA and other municipalities in Ontario, acting as primary contact with the client project manager, and being responsible for project scope, schedule, budget and quality management, as well as management of multi-disciplinary design team members.

• Collaborating with the Ontario Client Service Leader and corporate sales and marketing team members for proposal preparation and client liaison to promote business development, reputation and relationships with municipal clients for water sector work in the GTA and Ontario

• Participating in professional societies relevant to the industry.

• Providing technical guidance, senior leadership, and mentoring engineering staff to enhance our water services capabilities in Ontario

• Providing technical support, project management support or quality management services for projects in Ontario or for other CDM Smith offices in North America.

• Building and maintaining positive working relationships with key client decision makers.

• Participating and contributing to staff hiring to enhance growth in the Markham office.

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Senior Project Manager - Water Services



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Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree.

• 10 years of related experience.

• PMP (PMI), CCM or DBIA 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 civil, environmental or chemical engineering or related discipline.

• Registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario.

• More than 10 years of related project management. and technical project delivery experience for projects in the municipal water sector.

• Experience working and managing projects for municipal clients in the greater Toronto area and/or southern Ontario market.

• Business development experience including preparation of proposals and cost estimates for municipal clients.

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:

Canada - Toronto

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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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.

Visa Sponsorship Available:

No - Please note that all applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada, for the Company, at the time of hire. Furthermore, this is not a position for which the Company is offering immigration application sponsorship or support.