Careers at CDM Smith
At CDM Smith, we make the world better in places where we live and work. As a multi-national and multi-cultural company, we attract the best and brightest professionals in the industry. We are committed to ensuring a high-level of client satisfaction and being an ethical and respected firm that is growing through strong core values and the exceptional performance of our people.
Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team and together we will make a difference and change the world.
Helping our communities recover
CDM Smith is currently assisting the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency with response and recovery efforts in the United States and territories. We are seeking qualified candidates with a passion for improving lives and with the following backgrounds to add to our FEMA roster:
- civil, coastal, geotechnical and environmental (NEPA) engineering
- cost estimating
- previous FEMA experience highly preferred
Meet Our Recruiters
CDM Smith hires good people. We all want to do our best and we genuinely care about the work we are doing. Our people are what allow us to be at the forefront of civil and environmental engineering projects across the world.
I see a lot of passion around the environment, community, and philanthropy in our company’s culture. Seeing how folks get involved and how I can be a part of these efforts is very rewarding. I’ve been with CDM Smith almost 10 years. It’s not a job; it’s a community doing great things around the world.
CDM Smith gives me the opportunity to advance my career with a company that has a history of improving lives with the work we do.
CDM Smith is a diverse company with multiple opportunities that will strengthen your professional growth and development. The diversity of the projects and the fact that I am helping people get employed in an industry that they have dedicated their lives to is what inspires me.
The diversity of people I get to learn from and interact with on a daily basis is inspiring. The types of projects and work that we are involved with are interesting, challenging and make a positive impact in the world, and it’s exciting to work for a company pursuing projects like that.
The best part about working here is the opportunity to work with a great team of people in a new and interesting industry that makes a difference.
I love working with the groups I support to find candidates that fit their needs and will help them accomplish their goals. Similarly, when I’m talking to my candidates I like finding out what motivates them and what their genuine interests are.
Civil Engineering and projects to improve the environment were personal interests of mine long before coming to CDM Smith. It’s motivating to know that I help hire talented, valuable individuals to the firm that will work to preserve our most valuable resource – water.
I joined CDM Smith because I wanted to work for a company whose values aligned with my own, and join an organization that was a leader in its field and invested in its employees.
Grow Your Career
Supported by an environment of mentoring and learning, our employees live to a very high standard: to be the very best and brightest individuals in their chosen field. We are committed to the career development of each employee, and through specifically designed career paths, we provide the opportunities, advancement measures, and resources employees need to develop.
CDM Smith University
Whether providing continuing education requirements to maintain professional licenses and registrations or teaching a new skill set to enhance an employee’s advancements, CDM Smith University helps its students grow professionally and personally. Our corporate training program provides training and continuing education opportunities that further our business goals and staff career development.
We are committed to supporting professional registrations and certifications, and have several policies and programs in place to help achieve them. Currently, we employ more American Academy of Environmental Engineering Diplomates than any other consulting firm.
CDM Smith in the Community
At CDM Smith, our employees have a strong commitment to helping communities—our own and those in need around the world.
As part of the firm's commitment to sustainability, the CDM Smith Cares program is a grass-roots, volunteer program—implemented at the local level by employees—that supports a number of community and charitable organizations and events. Through the program, employees across the firm participate in numerous local efforts, and a number of these local efforts support charities and organizations that are endorsed at the firmwide level. The CDM Smith Cares structure supports local community outreach activities by leveraging the combined resources of CDM Smith and the volunteers who dedicate themselves to these efforts.
Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
If you should require any reasonable accommodations, please contact our Human Resources Department at +1.617.452.6000. For additional information, please read Equal Employment is the Law (PDF).