Hamilton Township, New Jersey


Michael Baker International is a leading provider of architectural, engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, environmental, construction and program management. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions to support U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker’s more than 3,000 employees across nearly 100 locations are committed to a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve challenges for clients and communities throughout the country. To learn more, visit https://mbakerintl.com/.


Consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record as a Top 20 transportation firm, Michael Baker International offers clients an integrated team of professionals versed in all aspects of transportation planning, design, permitting, and construction management and inspection. In addition, Michael Baker International is a recognized leader in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining a safe and efficient transportation infrastructure.


The Senior Electrical Engineer is responsible for performing, developing, managing, and reviewing electrical engineering aspects of infrastructure improvement projects. Assignments will include intelligent transportation systems (ITS), traffic signals, lighting applications, and broad range of electrical distribution systems. You will leverage your engineering knowledge and skills to lead the preparation of engineering plans, one line diagrams, schematics, power distribution calculations, lighting design (illuminance) calculations, technical specifications, and construction estimates and schedules. You will be supported by a successful management team and team of designers to advance your technical and management skills. The best part being an Senior Electrical Engineer at Michael Baker is that no two days will be the same. You will face different challenges every day, some of which will be extraordinarily complex.

  • Essential functions will include the preparation of engineering designs for highway and other outdoor lighting systems, security systems, and intelligent transportation systems; voltage drop, short circuit and illuminance calculations; power distribution diagrams; utility service coordination; protective relaying; arc flash hazard analysis, key interlocking, and grounding calculations.

  • You will be responsible for all aspects of electrical system designs, task budget expenditures, task schedules. You will work directly with project leadership staff to scope projects and to identify and mitigate potential constructability or other design issues.

  • On some days, you will make field visits to project sites to investigate and photograph existing site conditions.

  • You will feel a sense of pride in knowing that you are helping Michael Baker International provide innovative solutions to transportation challenges, big and small, and Making a Difference for the clients and communities we serve!


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 8+ years of progressive electrical design and lighting design experience. Experience with High, Medium and Low voltage distribution systems is highly desirable.

  • Experience working with NJDOT, NJTA, NJTPA, NYSDOT, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey preferred.

  • Professional Engineer’s license or the ability to obtain future licensure is required.

  • Knowledge of codes and standards such as NEC, IEEE, electrical safety code, IES, and AASHTO lighting standards.

  • Organized, goal oriented, quality focused and determined; build relationships with a wide variety of people. Time management skills; the ability to multitask and prioritize competing project obligations.

  • Proficiency in engineering software such as CAD lighting design, and power systems analysis. Excellent English language skills, written and verbal.

  • Adapt to our policy, procedures and relevant software while acquiring an understanding of the company’s service offerings, and the client’s standards and procedures relevant to your projects.


Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.


Hamilton Township, New Jersey

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting has been partnering with communities since 1940 to solve their most complex infrastructure challenges with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.

Supported by more than 6,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, security management, systems integration and intelligence solutions. Our clients include federal, state, and municipal governments; foreign allied governments; and a wide range of private development and other commercial partners.


When Michael Baker Jr. first established his engineering firm in 1940, he envisioned a company that would serve as a property surveyor or designer of roads, bridges, buildings and sewage systems, and also as a trusted, long-term partner with local communities and distant nations. His employees strove to transform communities, companies, states and even nations, adopting dual roles as both caring neighbors and innovative nation builders. Baker instilled in his employees the drive to deliver improved quality of life and the desire to make a difference.


Baker built a lasting legacy that today forms the foundation on which we continue to serve and grow. Today, we continue to leverage our collective expertise and experience to make the communities we serve better. We strive to make them safer, more accessible, more environmentally sustainable and more livable. We facilitate their transformation supported by differentiating innovation, technologies and dedicated employees. We are change agents, leading our partners around the world into the future.


Our greatest differentiator, though, is our employees who demonstrate a world-class ability to solve complex problems. That’s why we engage our people, educate and train them, develop their careers, and invest in their futures. We give them opportunities around the world to exercise and expand their skills and expertise. We reward innovation and collaboration that lead to the best solutions for our clients. As a company, We Make a Difference.


To most effectively serve our clients, Michael Baker International is organized into three distinct business units: Engineering & Consulting; Sallyport Global Holdings; and SC3, which are described below.




The Engineering, Planning and Consulting business unit encompasses the complete life-cycle of planning, environmental assessment, engineering design, construction management, and facilities maintenance for projects in more than 38 countries on five continents. We provide a full continuum of solutions for a broad range of markets, including highways, bridges, airports, rail and mass transit systems, domestic and overseas government and commercial facilities, water and wastewater infrastructure, energy infrastructure and urban planning and development.


Professional Services – As part of Engineering, Planning and Consulting, this business unit provides high-value, differentiated engineering and professional services around the globe, including specialized construction services, cost management support and engineering support.

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