Columbus, Ohio

As Roadway Department Manager, you will be responsible to develop and maintain trusted adviser relationships with local clients as well as setting the vision for growth and lead market awareness including involvement in professional associations, technical articles, conferences and boards. As the Roadway Department Manager in our growing Columbus office, you will work closely with our office manager and other local staff in the development of targeted client service action plans for ODOT, counties, and cities. You will coordinate staff workload with other transportation departments within Michael Baker International. You will lead and participate in ongoing strategic positioning for major highway or roadway project opportunities, including alternative delivery projects, and will be responsible for successful contracting and project execution. •The Roadway Department Manager will be responsible for leading a team of engineers and designers in all aspects of design and plan preparation for roadway, highway, and freeway improvement projects for the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and other local clients in our Columbus, OH office.

•The successful candidate will deliver projects per agreed to plan, budget, program and quality objectives. You will lead, assign, and review work of the project delivery team and provide technical guidance and oversight for the design for transportation projects; check work progress and identify changes of scope and additional services.

•Staff mentorship and development is a responsibility, as well as the development and overseeing of budgets and schedules.

•The successful candidate will provide strategic planning while building and maintaining relationships with key client decision makers, keeping ahead of upcoming project advertisements and changes in the clients' organization. Additionally, the successful candidate will lead proposal strategies, content, etc. and participate in the interview process to win work as well as be a visible and an active member of the Ohio Transportation community through professional organization involvement.


•Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or other related field

•Professional Engineer (PE) license in Ohio

•10+ years of highway and/or roadway design experience with increasing levels of responsibility

•ODOT and/or other local client experience is a must

•Demonstrated supervisor and mentoring skills

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including proposal writing and presentation skills, public speaking ability, and problem-solving skills are required

•Strong track record of overseeing successful project delivery

•Ability to work in a dynamic environment and conduct multi-tasking efforts

•Have the drive to be a leader in the company and in the professional community

•Possess strong engineering judgment with a strive for quality and financial excellence


Columbus, Ohio

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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