Sean McGowan, PE, CCM
Sean McGowan has over 13 years of experience overseeing a multitude of design and construction projects throughout New York and New Jersey. For the City of Newark's Lead Service Line Replacement Program, he's responsible for managing inspectors and office staff, addressing homeowner questions and concerns, troubleshooting field issues and ensuring each service is installed in accordance with the contract documents. He is the first point of contact for both the client and contractor and is responsible for leading project meetings.
Why CDM Smith? CDM Smith is company that fosters growth and provides opportunities for professional and personal betterment. CDM Smith also continues to be at the forefront of some of the largest and most well-known projects in the nation.
How might clients describe you? Honest, reliable and hardworking
What is your favorite part of your job? My favorite part of the job is providing a service which will improve the quality of life of others. In addition, I enjoy collaborating with some of the best people in the industry.
Outside of work, what do you invest your time/energy into? I enjoy spending time and doing outdoor activities with my 4 children and wife.
What’s something people might be surprised to know about you? I started out as a laborer working for a construction company in NYC. From there I worked my way up the ladder to project manager while attending a community college. I then transferred to NJIT where I received my bachelor's and graduate degrees.