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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’s Water Resources Group provides innovative consulting, planning and engineering solutions for the entire spectrum of the water cycle. We have proven experience in providing a full range of professional services from scientific and technical analysis, concept through design, and construction support services. Protection and management of water resources starts at the watershed level and follows the movement of water through urban and agricultural areas, streams, lakes and reservoirs, water distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, and water/wastewater treatment plants.

The Water/Wastewater Department Manager will deliver projects per agreed to plan, budget, program and quality. (S)He will lead, assign, and review work of the project delivery team; check work and progress and identify changes of scope and additional services. Staff and Team management, mentorship, and development is a responsibility of the Water/ Wastewater Department Manager, as well as the development and overseeing of budgets and schedules to optimize department performance. The successful candidate will cultivate and maintain client relationships as well as lead proposal development and interview preparation and participation. Additionally, the successful candidate will provide technical direction, support and strategic planning for future workload and resources while being a visible and active member of the Water/Wastewater community through professional organization involvement.

• Involved with a variety of water-related projects such as water and sewer master plans; hydraulic modeling, pipelines, pump stations, reservoirs, wells, lift stations, and treatment facility designs. Mentor and Lead a project team and be responsible for planning, design development, calculations, presentations and overall project development for all water resources projects.
• Prepare design calculations, drawings, and specifications for water and wastewater pipelines and pumping stations
• Conduct technical evaluations to support planning and design related to water and wastewater systems
• Prepare and review technical memoranda, reports, drawings, specifications, and miscellaneous contract documents
• Lead the growth of the department which includes business development, client engagement, and staff growth.
• Assist technical marketing during the procurement of key projects
• Communicate effectively and coordinate with project team members including other disciplines (cost estimators, GIS, designers, and other engineers)
• Professionally represent Michael Baker International at technical meetings with agency staff, clients, contractors, and professional organizations.

• B.S. Degree in Engineering, or related discipline
• A Professional Engineer registration in California (P.E.) is required
• 15+ years in Engineering and/or Project Management with 3+ years supervising engineering personnel in Water/Wastewater
• Experience with employee management, business development, writing proposals, Contract Negotiation, planning, design, and construction support services for a variety of public works projects is required
• Motivated self-starter, versatile and interested in working on a variety of projects supporting the Water/Wastewater Team is required
• Excellent technical writing and communication skills is required
• Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word, Outlook, Project, Excel and PowerPoint is required
• Experience managing a design team is required
• A proven track record of responsibility and experience interfacing with clients is preferred

Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

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