Moon, Pennsylvania


Michael Baker International is seeking a Dams and Surface Water Project Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will manage projects that may involve a broad range of project types, including inspection, assessment, remediation, and design of high hazard dam facilities as well as public and private drainage systems, BMP design, NPDES permitting, and H&H analysis. The Project Manager will act as the design task leader for dams and surface water projects; responsible for task budget and schedules, attending and actively participating in client meetings, and assisting in developing marketing proposals. Ideal candidates will be expected to demonstrate experience in design and assessment of spillways, penstocks, and other dam structure components; stormwater collection and conveyance systems; natural channel design; and bridge hydraulics, scour, floodplain evaluation projects. Candidates should also be experienced with permitting processes through agencies such as dam safety, FERC, and Army Corps.

Other specific duties include:

  • Develop and manage projects and proposals to meet client and regulatory needs
  • Work closely with the clients and regulatory agencies as part of a multi-discipline team
  • Develop project scope of work documents and project plans that include an analysis of benefit, cost, work schedule, and any related risks
  • Lead design team in developing project drawings, technical specifications, schedule, and bid tabs
  • Monitor and communicate project related issues, scope changes variances and contingencies that may arise during the construction of projects
  • Develop innovative and cost-effective solutions to construction related conflicts and RFIs
  • Meet with and effectively communicate with project partners, project stakeholders and public to maintain strong relationships
  • Mentor junior staff
  • Assist in marketing for the surface water discipline, the office, and the Company

  • A four- year degree in Civil Engineering or related Engineering degree
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in related dams and surface water design and management
  • Familiarity with basic hydrology and hydraulic design software
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Familiarity with permit application development and coordination for federal, state and local agencies
  • Previous experience working with projects that include planning & feasibility, assessments, design, grading, and detailing of dam and surface water facilities
  • FERC experience and certification experience is a plus
Workplace Flexibility : Whether you want to work in the office, at home, or in a hybrid model, we accommodate a variety of preferences. We recognize our employees face many factors when it comes to selecting the best work location, and we are passionate about providing options and flexibility.

The salary range for this position is $82,804 - $172,523. This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life, AD&D, short-term, and long-term disability
  • Professional and personal development
  • Generous paid time off
  • Commuter and wellness benefits

Moon, Pennsylvania

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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