Engineering Department Manager - Water Resources
Michael Baker International
Township of Hamilton, NJ
WHO WE ARE

Michael Baker
International is a global leader in Engineering, Architecture and Consulting
professionals dedicated to developing and implementing innovative solutions to
the world’s infrastructure and environmental challenges. Supported by more than
3,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of
life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base
operations, Green Infrastructure, security management and intelligence
solutions.

WATER
PRACTICE

Michael Baker
International’s Water 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.
DESCRIPTION

Michael Baker is
seeking a highly motivated Department Manager with any or all of the following experience for our New Jersey Operations (Hamilton/Newark offices): managing
floodplain mapping initiatives, mitigation and resiliency planning projects,
transportation and/or water/wastewater design projects, while maintaining
schedules and budgets. Extensive experience with client/permitting agencies,
adept with professional networking and desire to further develop Michael Baker
International’s water services in the Northeast is a must.
Clients:NJDOT,
NJTA, SJTA, NJTPA, NYCDEP, Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission, City of
Newark, FEMA, NJDEP, New Jersey American Water, County and Local MUAs,
PANYNJ.
Experience with
(but not limited to) Hydrologic and Hydraulic Modeling (including steady,
unsteady and 2D), drainage design, water design, wastewater design,
stormwater management design and regulations, soil erosion and sediment
control design, scour analysis and design, riverine and coastal floodplain
mapping, hazard mitigation/resilience planning.
Duties

include:
Business
development: develop and maintain client relationships and satisfaction.
Project
management: manage and guide project managers and technical staff; prepare
scopes of work, schedules, and cost estimates for proposals; manage staff
utilization; ensure quality standards and deadlines are met.
Department
management; create and monitor department budgets; provide leadership and
direction by mentoring and motivating staff on issues such as performance
feedback, financial management, and client relations; resolve personnel
issues such as marginal performance, policy interpretations, and
succession planning.
Professional
development; participate in internal and external professional development
activities such as conferences, professional organizations and continuing
education.
PROFESSIONAL
REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s
Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering.
15 years of
experience managing water resources tasks/projects required.
Professional
Engineer licensed in New Jersey and New York (or the ability to obtain
within 6 months).
Microsoft Office
Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access).
Excellent
communication and written skills, time management, ability to multitask
and prioritize competing project obligations.
Ability to work
well on a team, provide feedback and motivate junior staff.

MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL EEO STATEMENT

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.