Hamilton Township, New Jersey

WHO WE ARE

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/.

CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICE

Michael Baker International’s civil engineering professionals manage and staff active projects in over 40 countries on five continents. Services are provided for a broad range of projects and capabilities, including highways, airports, bridges, rail and transit systems, government and commercial facilities, water and wastewater infrastructure, oil and gas infrastructure, and commercial/urban development. Our fields of expertise span all areas of civil engineering and include an extensive variety of specialty disciplines, such as environmental compliance and restoration, coastal engineering, urban development, and mining.

DESCRIPTION

The Director of Engineering is responsible for managing large scale, multi-discipline, infrastructure projects. The selected candidate will perform technical oversight, staff development, contract management, technical and cost proposal development, project performance and client management for targeted statewide clients. Responsibilities include:

  • Manage roadway-engineering projects for transportation clients including NJDOT, NJ Turnpike Authority, New York State and NYC DOT, and/or PANYNJ.

  • Oversee staff utilization by scheduling, monitoring and revising assignments; creating and monitoring department budgets; financial management, client relations.

  • Provide leadership and direction by mentoring and motivating staff with performance feedback, resolving issues and developing succession planning.

  • Prepare technical and cost proposals to win work.

  • Collaborate with the various Transportation Departments, including Civil, Traffic, Structures, and Aviation, as well as transportation leaders from other Michael Baker offices around the region as part of a dynamic team responsible for expanding the Michael Baker services currently servicing state, county, and municipal clients.

  • Some evenings will be spent at professional society meetings; where you will work to develop and maintain relationships with key clients, teaming partners, and potential technical staff hires.

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and 15+ years of progressive transportation engineering related design experience. 5+ years of project and staff management experience is also required.

  • New Jersey and New York P.E. or the ability to obtain within 6 months.

  • Project management experience with NJDOT, NJ Turnpike Authority, New York State and NYC DOT, and/or PANYNJ; experience managing projects involving multiple disciplines such as roadway, drainage, geotechnical, environmental, etc.; and experience supervising the execution, financial performance, and quality assurance of multiple simultaneous projects is desired.

  • Experience with interstate, county and municipal roadway design, utility relocations, right-of-way, access, stormwater management and environmental process and documentation required on New Jersey infrastructure transportation projects. Experience with other transportation/infrastructure agencies located in the Northeast is also desired.

  • Proficiency with and understanding of AASHTO’s green book, Roadside Design Guide, New Jersey client Design Manuals and relevant industry standards as well as staying knowledgeable of trends and current developments in the Highway Engineering specific technical areas.

  • 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.

  • Excellent English language skills, written and verbal, and the ability to prepare professional, well-written proposals, reports and engineering project documents.

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

  • Client management skills; demonstrated ability leading and managing the design and detailing of complex transportation projects, with an emphasis on experience and knowledge of the design of interstate and general roadway infrastructure.

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office and be knowledgeable of technical software used in the highway engineering technical areas.

MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL EEO STATEMENT

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.

 

ENGINEERING, PLANNING AND CONSULTING

 

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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