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Sr. Transportation Project Manager

Location:
Knoxville, TN
Company:
CDM Smith

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26246BR
Requisition ID:
26246BR
Business Unit:
NAU
Job Description:
CDM Smith currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced seller-doer business development-oriented Sr. Project Manager to join our Transportation group in Knoxville or Nashville TN. CDM Smith has been providing transportation services in TN for over 50 years. We are looking to expand our focus and market share with the TDOT and new municipal clients. In this position, you will be:
- Serving as a Senior Project Manager on large scale TDOT statewide transportation design projects including new location/ and widening local rural 2 lane roadways, urban multi-lane roadways, multi-lane interstate and controlled access facilities with major interchanges and interchange types
- Arranging, facilitating and preparing for meetings and coordinating with major clients
- Building new business and managing relationships with key transportation leaders within TDOT and other major clients including municipalities throughout Tennessee
- Managing and assisting with strategic pursuits including proposal development and client meetings
- Preparing and managing design and construction contract specifications for roadway and highway projects
- Being involved with budget, scope and schedule development, monitoring and adherence for tasks and projects managed
- Implementing quality procedures at project and task levels
-Being active in professional societies in which clients or potential clients are members
Job Title:
Sr. Transportation Project Manager
Group:
TSG
CDM Smith Employment Type:
Regular
Minimum Qualifications:
-Bachelor's Degree
-10 years of related experience
-Current PM certification (either PMP; CCM and DBIA) or ability to receive within 12 months of start
- Domestic and/or international travel may be required The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.
Preferred Qualifications:
-Proven and successful experience winning and managing TDOT projects
-Previous traffic engineering/TCP/PMP design experience with pre-qualification ability with TDOT is a major plus
-10+ years of TDOT Roadway Design and project management experience
- Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental, or mechanical engineering or related discipline
- Professional engineering (PE) license
EEO Statement:
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Why CDM Smith?:
CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.
Job Site Location:
Tennessee - Knoxville
Agency Disclaimer:
All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.
Amount of Travel Required:
20%
Assignment Category:
Fulltime-Regular
Visa Sponsorship Available:
No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position
Skills and Abilities:
Experience working with project management methodology including budget development, project planning, control and assurance methodologies, project management software and finance and accounting concepts and practices. Demonstrates excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Possesses in-depth knowledge of project goals, drivers, strategies, risks and opportunities. Good interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members and clients. Ability to interact with many people and process a large volume of requests as necessary. Excellent personal computer skills including strong knowledge in MS Word and Excel. Demonstrates strong organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.

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