CDM Federal Programs Corporation (CDM Federal), a wholly owned subsidiary of CDM Smith Inc., is a full-service environmental consulting, engineering, construction and operations firm serving the agencies and departments of the federal government. As the federal contracting entity for the entire organization, CDM Federal focuses its expertise on the areas of remediation, waste management, pollution prevention, operations and maintenance, construction management, and environmental compliance.
CDM Federal’s policy is to conduct its federal procurements in a fair and reasonable manner and to afford opportunities for participation by both large and small businesses, which include: small disadvantaged and women-owned concerns; minority colleges, universities, institutions, organizations and economic enterprises; veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned concerns; and qualified HUBZone businesses located in economically distressed rural and urban areas.
As a federal governmental contractor, CDM Federal conducts procurements to comply with applicable contractual and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements, as well as within corporate guidelines established by the our board of directors. The firm's procurement system is operated under federal government cognizance and is subject to review as part of the Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) procedures. CDM Federal’s CPSR approval by the government since 1987 demonstrates our commitment and good faith efforts to comply with government procurement requirements.
CDM Federal undertakes various outreach efforts to provide reasonable opportunity to all qualified small businesses to compete for procurements. Those efforts include attendance at various trade fairs, contacts with various business development organizations, access to the Small Business Administration's Dynamic Small Business Search capability on the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) website, reference to various small business directories, access to Internet lists of small businesses, advertising through local trade journals and notices, and maintenance of in-house database of small business sources. In addition, CDM Federal makes extensive efforts to comply in good faith with contractually negotiated small business subcontracting goals.
Federal Acquisition Regulation