Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


Michael Baker International is a global leader in Engineering, Architecture and Consulting services dedicated to developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world's infrastructure and environmental challenges. Supported by more than 3,000 employees in 100 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, Green Infrastructure, security management and intelligence solutions.


Consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record as a Top 20 transportation firm, Michael Baker International offers clients an integrated team of professionals versed in all aspects of transportation planning, design, permitting, and construction management and inspection. In addition, Michael Baker International is a recognized leader in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining a safe and efficient transportation infrastructure.


We are looking for a Civil Engineer candidate who is eager to support our Highway Design group and grow their career with Michael Baker at our Harrisburg, PA location.

The successful candidate will have the ability to assist and lead the development of roadway design tasks and plans preparation. Teamwork is the cornerstone of our practice, and the candidate will be expected to work well within a multi-disciplined team environment coordinating at times with various task leaders, project managers and office leaders.

In addition to the hands-on roadway design experience on traditional PennDOT, design-build, and municipal projects, the candidate will have the opportunity to engage multiple career paths including project management, technical management, and/or client service.

We offer training opportunities both locally and nationally, including an online Leadership Institute which provides guidance for engineers to develop their soft skills for career and leadership growth.

The selected Engineer will:

  • Work within a team of engineers on design and production of highway construction drawings
  • Assist the design team with project bid documents, including preparation of plans, cost estimates, and specifications. Specific civil engineering tasks include horizontal and vertical geometric design, 3D corridor modeling, preparation of design calculations, quantity calculations, construction specifications, and preparation of construction cost estimates.
  • Communicate with the Project and Task Managers on key issues and project progress.
  • Prepare moderately complex studies, construction documents, drawings, maps, reports, and supporting documentation
  • Occasionally visit work site(s) and report findings to other experienced engineers and/or project managers
  • Communicate with clients regarding project issues, hold and attend meetings
  • Assist with defining scope of work and staff-hour requirements for client proposals
  • Assist project managers in ensuring that project/task schedules and budgets are met
  • Ensure work efforts for assigned tasks fall within established budgets
  • Coordinate with technicians and less experienced engineers and engineers-in-training to ensure timely and accurate document or drawing preparation
  • Maintain knowledge through completion of various training initiatives: attending seminars, reviewing professional publications, attending in-house systems/management training
  • Mentor junior staff in the areas of design standards, design calculations, and design software use
  • Perform other duties as assigned

More experienced transportation designers and project managers are also encouraged to apply.

If you'd like to make a difference working with a group of dedicated, enthusiastic, and experienced individuals that work hard but like to have fun then you will fit into our group.


  • Bachelors' Degree in Civil Engineering at an accredited University or College
  • Professional Engineer's License in PA or ability to obtain through reciprocity
  • Minimum 6-8 years of engineering experience
  • A basic knowledge of Federal Aid and PennDOT design standards, practices, and procedures
  • Experience on roadway design and plans preparation for PennDOT preferred
  • Experience with 3D modeling, Bentley InRoads (and/or OpenRoads)
  • Strong analytical, conceptual, communication, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment
  • Ability to self-motivate and productively work with limited supervision
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office; PDF manipulation (Adobe Acrobat or Bluebeam.
  • Valid U.S. driver's license

The compensation amount for this position is $80,711-$121,067 and will be dependent upon the candidate's work experience and skill set.

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

Harrisburg, 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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