Tampa, Florida


Michael Baker International knows the business of airports - from the smallest general aviation facilities to the busiest international airports in the world. For more than 75 years, we have provided planning, design, and construction services to airports worldwide, serving as an on-call "extension of staff" to many of our aviation clients. Michael Baker's award-winning personnel have a reputation for taking their understanding of the local airport community / environment and incorporating related elements into their designs and plans. Knowing that airports are a key economic driver and source of pride for the geographic areas they serve, we proudly perform as partners in more than facilities and other infrastructure. We partner in success.


Michael Baker is actively seeking an Aviation Project Manager to join our Tampa staff and oversee project performance for aviation projects in the State of Florida.

  • Serve as Engineer of Record on various airport projects, responsible for completing quality plans, specifications, estimates, and reports with little to no guidance
  • Manage staff in 1-3 offices to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and with a high level of quality
  • Serve as Project Manager, responsible for project profit and loss
  • Interface with airport clients for projects and pursuits
  • Mentor staff on design and construction tasks, providing technical guidance
  • Provide review for quantities and construction cost estimates
  • Prepare and interpret technical reports and test results
  • Communicate with clients regarding project issues
  • Maintain technical knowledge through completion of various training initiatives: attending seminars, conferences, attending in house systems/management training.
  • Supervise, mentor and monitor annual goals for 1-4 direct reports.
  • Assist with project pursuits and proposal development


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
  • 8 - 16 years of civil engineering design experience with a concentration in airport airside and landside design. A Master's degree can be substituted for 1-2 years of experience.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer.
  • Broad knowledge of aviation planning, programming, design, and construction.
  • Overall knowledge of the aviation industry preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with the AIP and the grant programs preferred.
  • Knowledge of FAA Airports policies and procedures, including FAA Advisory Circulars preferred.
  • Knowledge of commercial site and roadway design and construction.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microsoft Office, and knowledge of Microsoft Project scheduling software.
  • Knowledge of drainage engineering software, drainage design, and drainage permitting
  • Pavement design experience.
  • Water and wastewater utility design a plus.
  • Knowledge of various civil design standards and guidelines.
  • People management and leadership skills. Ability to manage and prioritize project assignments to meet competing deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and effective decision making, organization, and editing skills.


The salary range for this position is $89,067 - $204,096. This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate

Tampa, Florida

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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