Construction Specialist 1

Job Description:
CDM Smith?s fully integrated construction division, CDM Constructors Inc., makes CDM Smith a top ranked global contractor and leader in at-risk project delivery. Are you ready to take the next step in your career?
We?re passionate about what we do. We work together?in teams and in partnership with our clients?to solve complex environmental and infrastructure challenges. Together, we create a learning culture, dedicated to always finding a better way for our clients, for the planet, and for each other.
We pride ourselves on providing a unique and stimulating work environment, and are serious about our commitment to every employee?offering competitive benefits, fostering an inclusive workplace, and providing career development.
CDM Smith?s construction division works in all areas of construction including business development, planning, design coordination, constructability reviews, value engineering, construction management (management, supervision and construction trades), estimating, field engineering and startup on design-build projects in water, wastewater and transportation. The Construction Specialist career path at CDM Smith leads to advancement into a Project Manager role.
In this role you would perform a variety of tasks including:
? Preparing and reviewing submittals
? Issuing construction documents and layout to field crews
? Completing requests for information (RFI)
? Coordinating timely arrival of parts, equipment, construction materials, and installation with field personnel and vendors
? Performing standard estimating tasks such as performing quantity take-offs, creating material price lists, and researching labor, material and equipment costs for these take-offs
? Preparing Project Controls analysis, spreadsheets, and graphics for routine and non-routine project reporting
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Construction Specialist 1
CCI North
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Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor?s degree in engineering, construction management or related degree.
Experience: 0 years related experience in the construction industry; Ability and desire to learn industry practices, processes, design, finance, and management; Strong mathematical background. Basic computation skills required; Able to communicate concepts and ideas to colleagues and clients; performs active listening; Proficient personal computer skills; Basic knowledge of construction terminology.
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:
Massachusetts - Chelmsford
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.
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