• Organization TypeDevelopment Consulting, Works & Construction
  • Development Budget25 Million - 50 Million
  • Founded1947
CDM Smith is committed to building strong and lasting relationships with clients and each other. Together,  CDM Smith is solving the world’s water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities challenges with smart, integrated solutions. As your trusted partner, CDM is shaping tomorrow while delivering the services you need today. Proving every day—in every way- better together. CDM Smith is employee owned, instilling pride in the work and allowing us the freedom and independence to put the clients first. Closely aligned with the clients, CDM Smith provides services through the following major business groups: -Client Services, Europe, Middle East & Africa -Federal Services -Industrial Services -Public Services, North America East & Latin America -Public Services, North America West/Central & Asia Through a matrix structure, these units are supported by the Consulting & Engineering Divisions and the Construction Division—all working together to deliver integrated consulting, engineering, construction, and operations services worldwide.   WORK  Water: Managing a Precious Resource It quenches thirst and reduces poverty. It is home to aquatic life and vital to improving the quality of life. Vegetation is nourished by it; economic development thrives on it; goods are made with it. Water is a common denominator for all of us, and CDM Smith are applying advanced technologies and integrated approaches to comply with ever-changing regulations, extend limited resources, rehabilitate aging infrastructure, and help meet the need for exceptional water quality in ample quantity well into the future. Environment: Preserving the Natural Balance Land. Water. Air. Protecting each is paramount, with the best environmental stewardship integrating all resources to preserve the natural balance. CDM Smith combine the broad knowledge of regulations and compliance strategies with the expertise in innovative technologies to design, build and operate remediation and restoration systems; provide program support for Superfund cleanups; redevelop landfills and brownfields into community assets; apply novel techniques for the biodegradation of chlorinated compounds; preserve air quality through the management of greenhouse gases; and restore and protect the fragile ecosystems.  Transportation: Moving Forward with Innovation Transportation is more than just traveling from point A to point B. It is about linking communities and businesses, developing environmentally sensitive growth strategies, and improving economic prosperity. The need for improved transportation infrastructure is driving dramatic growth in every mode of transportation. CDM Smith is meeting these developing challenges with progressive thinking, engineering and design, and construction to develop long-term, sustainable transportation solutions. Energy: Powering the Today and Tomorrow Energy—practically nothing works without it. Deregulation, increased energy demand, rising costs and the need for environmentally friendly fuel sources have created challenges for today’s energy producers, distributors and utility customers alike. The need for energy conservation, management, and renewable sources is affecting public and private clients worldwide. CDM Smith ais helping clients implement comprehensive, integrated energy strategies that help control environmental impacts, leverage energy management and harness renewable technologies. Facilities: Building a Better Planet Today’s facilities are subject to numerous infrastructure, environmental, and economic pressures. These can be addressed by savvy process designs for new facilities and effective facility expansions and upgrades that emphasize efficiency, capital and life-cycle cost savings, the smart use of technology, and architectural continuity. For public infrastructure, industrial facilities, and military bases, the planners, engineers, and constructors create the built environment to perform and peacefully coexist with the natural one. Whether it is a LEED®- certified water treatment plant, non-invasive sewer rehabilitation, environment-friendly urban landscaping, or complex geotechnical and seismic services, CDM Smith understands that today’s facilities must blend function and form to deliver long-term value.  

Where is CDM Smith


Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Project Manager - Water Services
    United States
  • International Environmental and Social Safeguards Expert
  • International Regulatory and Institutional Expert
  • International Municipal Services Finance Expert

Staff at CDM Smith have experience in


  • engineering
  • climate change
  • architecture / design
  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation


  • world bank group
  • acumen


  • united states
  • indonesia
  • pakistan
  • el salvador
  • australia


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Contact CDM Smith

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Company Offices
  • United States (headquarters)
  • One Cambridge Place 50 Hampshire Street, Cambridge
  • Egypt
  • Cairo
  • Road 206 at Road 254, Building 40B, Shell Building, Third Floor, Degla, Maadi
  • Hong Kong
  • 2013-14, Metroplaza Tower 1, 223 Hing Fong Road, Kwai Fong
  • China
  • Shanghai
  • 400 Hankou Road, Huasheng Building, 21st Floor
  • China
  • Tianjin
  • Room A301, Wenhua Business Center, No. 2 Suzhou Road, Hexi District
  • Bulgaria
  • Sofia
  • CDM Consult GmbH, ul. Rajka Aleksiev 216, 10/30 Iztok
  • 75 State Street Suite 701 Boston
  • China
  • Wuhan
  • Suite 1207, Block A, Triumphal Arch Plaza, 7 Xudong Avenue, Wuchang

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Primary sectors

Monitoring / Evaluation
Environmental Policy
Architecture / Design
Procurement Process
Climate Change
Performance Measurement
Waste Management
Personnel / Human Resources

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