Los Angeles, California

Supported by more than 3,400 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 Resources 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 planning through design and construction.

The Water Resources Senior Project Manager is a Seller-Doer that will help grow our Water Resources Practice in the Los Angeles Region. This role includes the implementation of a business development strategy, management of key client relationships, and management of strategic projects to expand our Water Practice in the LA Region. The Senior Project Manager will lead and support marketing efforts, implement business development activities, participate in client engagement activities, facilitate staff development, lead project execution/management, and participate in professional organizations associated with the water/wastewater market in the Los Angeles area.

•Implement a business strategy to grow the Water Resources practice focused on Los Angeles area clients.
•Serve as a Relationship Manager with target Los Angeles area clients such as Metropolitan Water District, LA Department of Water and Power, LA County Department of Public Works, City of LA Bureau of Engineering and Bureau of Sanitation, and/or LA County Sanitation Districts.
•Implement practices to grow the LA Region water resources team including business development, client engagement, and identification of staffing needs.
•Identify target pursuits, implement business development strategies, lead proposal development (win strategy, approach, scope, schedule, fee) lead interview team, and manage client negotiations for various project pursuits.
•Cross-market other discipline services to build internal client base. Support other disciplines that have existing client relationships and leverage those relationships for growth opportunities.
•Support design-build pursuits including strategic pursuit planning, teaming, proposal development and execution.
•Execute target project portfolio of large water resources projects. Our target water resources project portfolio includes water supply, water treatment, wastewater, conveyance, pumping, storage, and supporting infrastructure from planning through design including design build and/or design-bid-build delivery methods.
•Lead project delivery as full services Senior Project Manager as a technical expert, team leader, and client manager, responsible for project financial performance, scope and schedule management, quality control, project staffing, and client relationship management.
•Collaborate with the Santa Ana, Inland Empire, and San Diego office Water/Wastewater team for project staffing, work share, support, and mentorship.
•Professionally represent Michael Baker International with agency staff, clients, contractors, and professional organizations.

•B.S. Degree in Engineering in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or related discipline
•15+ years in Engineering and/or Project Management with 3+ years supervising engineering personnel in Water/Wastewater
•Professional Engineering license in the state of California required.
•Have excellent communication and writing skills
•Ability to manage and prioritize project assignments to meet competing deadlines as well as work independently and within a team setting to support project delivery
•A motivated self-starter who displays a passion for solving problems, interacting in a team environment, and meeting established deadlines

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.

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Los Angeles, California

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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