CDM Smith
3.0 of 5 75 reviews
www.cdmsmith.com Cambridge, MA 5000+ Employees

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Good Company, Excellent for Entry/Mid Level Engineers

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Dallas, TX

ProsGreat Colleagues
Semi-interesting Projects
Strong Presence in Texas Market
Great Relationship with Clients which leads to more work
Decent Pay

ConsSlightly high turnover rate considering pros
Worklife balance is manageable, but could be much better
Need more mid to senior level staff. Most employees leave when they get to this level

Advice to Senior ManagementEncourage new ideas.
Tailor managing styles to assigned staff. Not everyone needs babysitting.
More transparency in project management would help profitability
Pay could be better.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    CDM Smith in transition

    Project Manager (Former Employee)
    Irvine, CA

    I worked at CDM Smith full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: There are many talented and dedicated expert individuals in this… Cons: The economic downturn of 2008 finally caught up with CDM Smith as the backlog of projects decreased. A tremendous amount of focus is on personal… Advice to Senior Management: Reduce costs at upper management levels especially in Cambridge and build up… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    A great place to work/intern. CDM Smith really cares about their employees."

    Addministrative Assistant (Current Employee)
    Carbondale, IL

    I have been working at CDM Smith as an intern for more than 5 years


    Pros: Great pay for internship in the area. Amazing, friendly, and… Cons: Not very many hours offered. There isn't always a consistent flow… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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