What drives Ravi Subramanian to deliver top results for his clients, no matter how big or small the project? “Providing innovative remediation solutions to my clients in a cost-effective manner and striving to do the best job as a team.” A senior project manager, Ravi has amassed a wealth of experience in environmental engineering, water treatment and hazardous waste remediation for a wide variety of clients ranging from public sector municipalities to commercial clients within the defense and aerospace and metals and mining industries. His current responsibilities include managing remediation programs and projects for various clients, developing proposals and cost estimates for new business and repeat work, serving as senior remediation technical specialist, managing project schedules and implementation efforts, and assisting clients with permitting and regulatory agency negotiations. Dedicated to delivering excellence, Ravi applies the combination of his program and project management skills and technical expertise “to be highly responsive to clients, to be detail oriented with a focus on the big picture and achieving their goals.”
Why CDM Smith? I joined CDM Smith in 1995 because of the firm’s strong reputation within the environmental engineering and remediation industry, as well as the value and care they convey for their employees. Years later, all of those reasons hold very true. CDM Smith is the company for me because of the wonderful people I have worked for and with over the years and the innumerable variety of projects I have been a part of.
Which one of CDM Smith’s core values do you identify with most and why? If I had to choose one, it would be initiative, as I have always enjoyed taking on various tasks, assignments, and projects, and stepping into increasing roles and responsibilities over the course of my career.
What is your favorite part of your job? I enjoy working on a variety of tasks and projects. Each project brings unique challenges, allowing me to collaborate with different groups and disciplines within the firm. I also enjoy mentoring staff and peers not only on technical subjects but also love helping them improve their administrative and management-type skills.