Program Management

Our approach is simple. We deliver value by gaining an understanding of our client’s environment, controlling costs, defining project scope and timetables from the onset, conducting appropriate stakeholder engagement, and ensuring quality control – every step of the way.  Since 1995, we have delivered over 3,000 projects of every size and scope. Our priority is to deliver results in compliance with project and regulatory constraints – on schedule and within budget. 

We get the job done. CERM manages multiple, concurrent projects from planning, design and procurement through contracting, commissioning and closeout. Our clients count on us to deliver technically sound design by applying the CERM Project Management Model:

  • Understand Client Goals and Objectives
  • Develop a Project Model and Scope of Work
  • Assign Resources to Meet Client Objectives

Peace of mind. Because of our systematic client relationship management approach, our clients can count on us to keep our focus on their needs. To us, customer service is delivering what we promise by being attentive to the client’s environment, utilizing our proven technical and project management skills to achieve targeted outcomes. To us, reliability is made possible through our depth of experience in every aspect of assessments, adaptive management processes and achieving regulatory compliance and organizational objectives. To us, peace of mind begins with a clear understanding of our clients’ needs and expectations and ends with measureable value.

What we do:

  • Community Mitigation and Public Engagement
  • Facility Commissioning & Decommissioning, Operations and Maintenance
  • Program Development, Implementation, and Management
  • Project Management and Contract Administration Services

Mobile Gas Service Corporation – Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Assessment, Remediation, and Community Mitigations, Mobile, Alabama

CERM is providing environmental program management services to Mobile Gas Service Corporation in connection with the utility company’s plan to remediate a 10-acre former manufactured gas plant (MGP) that was operated from 1836 to the 1930s in downtown Mobile, Alabama. Like most MGP facilities of that era, the property is situated in a densely populated urban community that includes public housing, S.D. Bishop State Junior College, several schools, churches, an urban stream, and limited commercial development.  Given the historical concerns surrounding potential environmental and health impacts, CERM is leading a community mitigations program to address environmental justice and equity concerns, while providing technical leadership through the assessment and remedial phase of the project.

Scope of Services:

  • Environmental Due Diligence Services
  • Safety Management
  • Program Management Development and Implementation
  • Community Mitigation Services
  • Remedial System Design Services
  • Environmental Construction Management Services

Market Sector:

  • Utility Company

DeKalb County Government, South River Action Plan, DeKalb County, Georgia

CERM assisted DeKalb County Government with early planning and community engagement to comply with the requirements of the Consent Decree (Appendix C- Supplemental Environmental Project) between DeKalb County Governmental, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the Georgia Department of Environmental Protection Division (GA EPD) in three targeted priority basins. Historic concerns regarding water quality and potential environmental justice issues related to the South River resulted in DeKalb Government engaging CERM to conduct a baseline evaluation and assessment of existing data sources to clarify historic and current conditions of the urban stream.  A comparative analysis was conducted of similar water bodies in urban communities to further clarify potential environment and health impacts, while providing stakeholders with a technical basis to mitigate perceived environmental justice and stigmas associated with the South River.

Scope of Services:

  • Water Resources Management
  • Community Mitigations Services
  • Engineering Inspection and Testing Services
  • Program Management Development and Implementation
  • Construction Management Services

Market Sector

  • Federal and Local Government