Phoenix, Arizona

Supported by more than 3,000 employees in nearly 100 locations across the United States, we provide a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management. Our clients include U.S. federal, state and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker is committed to delivering a standard of excellence that fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve our clients' complex challenges.

Michael Baker International’s Water Group provides innovative consulting, planning and engineering solutions for the entire spectrum of the water cycle. We have proven experience in providing a full range of professional services from scientific and technical analysis, concept through design, and construction support services. Protection and management of water resources starts at the watershed level and follows the movement of water through urban and agricultural areas, streams, lakes and reservoirs, water distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, and water/wastewater treatment plants.

Water/Wastewater Department Manager will deliver projects per agreed to plan, budget, program and quality. (S)He will lead, assign, and review work of the project delivery team; check work and progress and identify changes of scope and additional services. Staff and Team Management, Mentorship, and development is a responsibility of the Water/ Wastewater Department Manager, as well as the development and overseeing of budgets and schedules to optimize Department Performance. The successful candidate will cultivate and maintain client relationships as well as lead proposal development and interview preparation and participation. Additionally, the successful candidate will provide technical direction, support and strategic planning for future workload and resources while being a visible and active member of the Surface Water community through professional organization involvement.

Involved with a variety of water-related projects such as water and sewer master plans; hydraulic modeling, pipelines, pump stations, reservoirs, wells, lift stations, and treatment facility designs. Mentor and Lead a project team and be responsible for planning, design development, calculations, presentations and overall project development
for all water resources projects.
• Prepare design calculations, drawings, and specifications for water and wastewater pipelines and pumping stations
• Conduct technical evaluations to support planning and design related to water and wastewater systems
• Prepare and review technical memoranda, reports, drawings, specifications, and miscellaneous contract documents
• Assist technical marketing during the procurement of key projects
• Communicate effectively and coordinate with project team members including other disciplines (cost estimators, GIS, designers, and other engineers)

• Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering with an emphasis on environmental and/or water resources engineering, or related engineering field is required
• A Professional Engineer registration in Arizona (P.E.) is required
• Certified as QSD and/or QSP will be seen as more competitive and is preferred
• 15 or more years of experience in performing design and calculations supporting pipelines, pump stations, and reservoirs is required
• Experience with employee management, business development, writing proposals, Contract Negotiation, planning, design, and construction support services for a variety of public works projects is required
• Motivated self-starter, versatile and interested in working on a variety of projects supporting the Water/Wastewater Team is required
• Excellent technical writing and communication skills is required
• Proficient in Hydraulic Modeling of water distribution and sewer collection systems is required
• Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word, Outlook, Project, Excel and PowerPoint is required
• Experience managing a design team is required
• A proven track record of responsibility and experience interfacing with clients is preferred

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.

Phoenix, Arizona

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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