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Supported by more than 3,000 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 has addressed bridge design, construction and preservation challenges with innovative and sustainable solutions. Exemplifying its depth and versatility in the bridge space, Michael Baker International, ranked Number Five by Engineering News-Record in its annual ranking of Bridge Design Firms in the United States, has partnered with clients on a full spectrum of bridge types-from conventional grade separations to major, complex river crossings, including trusses, arches, box girders and cable-stayed bridges.

The Bridge Project Manager is responsible for pursuit and delivery of transportation related projects involving preliminary engineering and plans, specification, and estimate (PS&E) projects. The selected Bridge Project Manager will perform technical oversight, staff development, contract management, technical and cost proposal development, project performance and client management for targeted statewide and regional clients.

The Project Manager will have the opportunity to work with key staff in the region on marquee projects. Project Managers openly share technical knowledge and mentor and supervise engineers in assignments such as preparing studies, reports and supporting documentation; quantities and construction cost estimates; and construction drawings needed for bridge, public works and transportation related projects. Ideal candidates will have extensive experience on new, widening, retrofit, and replacement bridge projects, flood control structures, and retaining wall projects with Caltrans and AASHTO LRFD design standards.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Reviews project proposal or plan to determine scope, time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project and staffing requirements
  • Provide technical guidance to less experienced personnel on specific tasks
  • Prepare scope of work and cost estimate for proposals
  • Manages staff utilization by scheduling, monitoring and revising assignments.
  • Present both oral and written format
  • Provide quality control, quality assurance for bridge project of simple and complex nature
  • Performs technical analyses, calculations and tasks as needed
  • Occasional to moderate travel may be required


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Engineering Management, or similar degree
  • California P.E. is required
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in bridge and transportation engineering, with a minimum of 3 years managing bridge related projects or tasks
  • Familiarity with California DOT (Caltrans) standards and procedures
  • Proficiency with bridge analysis and design software programs
  • Experience in using Microstation and Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Ability to lead and interact with multi-disciplined teams
  • A background in business development, proposal writing, networking and strong listener of client’s needs is preferred

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 $89,067-$204,096. 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 Accounts (FSA)
  • Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability
  • Professional and personal development
  • Generous paid time off
  • Commuter and wellness benefits
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