Senior CMT Manager

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
Professional & Technical

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Project Manager for Construction Materials Testing to join our team in Novi, MI. The candidate will manage all aspects of geotechnical construction materials testing (CMT) projects to ensure that they are safely completed on time and within scope and budget. Responsibilities include preparing budgets and proposals, project staffing and scheduling, quality oversight, report preparation, invoicing and change order preparation, collections and communication with the client as needed to deliver our services to satisfaction of client. Must be proactive and capable of resolving operational problems and construction site conflicts.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead safety efforts for project teams and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines - Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment, demonstrating safety practices and leading pre-task planning for all projects
  • Set priorities, assign tasks, and coordinate project staff to meet project targets and milestones
  • Plan, schedule and assist with dispatching of field staff to project sites based on technician skill set, certifications, location, project and priority
  • Partner with other departments or offices to secure specialized resources for the project
  • Make periodic site visits on all projects to ensure field staff are following proper procedures, contract specifications and safety protocols
  • Train and mentor field staff
  • Conduct meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project
  • Coordinate with and engage senior project reviewers throughout the duration of a project to ensure appropriate oversight is in place and quality standards are being followed
  • Coordinate with accounting and department manager to manage financials for all projects, including budgeting, change orders, invoicing and collections
  • Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk - Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the company - Be familiar with and follow company risk policies

Skills / Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline practices by the Firm including Engineering or Geology
  • 10+ years with combined field and Project Management experience in CMT - A minimum of two (2) years of CMT Manager experience required
  • Self-starter with strong oral and written communications skills
  • Detail oriented, proactive individual who takes ownership of their work
  • Availability to work outside normal business hours as required
  • Ability and willingness to travel to job location, and approximately 10% overnight travel
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
  • Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds and work for extended periods outside

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership positions within construction oriented associations
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationship and win work
  • Motivated to develop business from new and existing clients



Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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