Project Manager II - Rail & Transit
Company: Michael Baker International
Posted on: May 5, 2021
WHO WE ARE Michael Baker International is a leading provider of
architectural, engineering and consulting services , including
design, planning, environmental, construction and program
management. The company provides its comprehensive range of
services and solutions to support U.S. federal, state, and
municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range
of commercial clients. Michael Baker's more than 3,000 employees
across nearly 100 locations are committed to a culture of
innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help
solve challenges for clients and communities throughout the
country. To learn more, visit . RAILROAD & TRANSIT PRACTICE Michael
Baker International's approach to helping rail and transit clients
meet their challenges is focused on developing viable solutions for
planning, designing, constructing, operating, financing and
sustaining a modern mobility infrastructure that leverages the
ever-evolving world of technology. Michael Baker International's
team provides value by first understanding our clients' needs then
working with them as partners to identify innovative and
cost-effective solutions that optimize opportunities for success.
Consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record as a Top 25 Rail &
Transit design firm, Michael Baker International has the expertise
to deliver modern infrastructure systems with a budget conscious
approach. DESCRIPTION As part of MBI's growing Rail and Transit
Practice, the Project Manager will be responsible for supporting
the Rail Practice in the Philadelphia office primarily for clients
including SEPTA, AMTRAK and the DRPA in addition to our growing
Northeast Regional Rail/Transit practice with NJT, MBTA, RIDOT,
ConnDOT, and freight carriers. This is an opportunity to grow and
develop, recruit and mentor a diverse group of railroad and transit
professionals in the planning, design and provision of construction
and program management services for all types of railroad and
transit projects. This individual is tasked with leading client
engagement to represent all of Michael Baker International's
capabilities in Planning, Engineering and Construction Services as
a primary responsibility. The Project Manager oversees all aspects
of the railroad and transit project development process from the
initial planning and environmental review stages through design,
construction and implementation. The PM works on a broad range of
modal operational projects with an emphasis on passenger rail,
freight rail, and rapid transit. This individual closely
coordinates with Office Executive Staff in Philadelphia and the
Regional Leadership Team.
- Serve as the Railroad and Transit Group Lead for the
Philadelphia office; managing the technical activities of the
Railroad and Transit practice locally.
- Client Manager to some of Michael Baker's Philadelphia area
clients leading technical marketing and proposal pursuits for the
procurement of key projects.
- Develop project scopes, fees and schedules for design
- Design infrastructure and facilities lead post-design services
during construction; construction services and program management
- Meet with regional agency managers, departments and senior
staff to discuss rail and transit project opportunities and the
current needs of the agencies.
- Apply your understanding of rail and transit operations and
understanding of the environmental review process to develop
solutions and mentor staff.
- Involvement in Rail and Transit planning including the
development of alternatives analyses.
- Participate in other client activities and national events such
as APTA and AREMA.
- Work with our recruiting team to identify, interview and select
outstanding candidates to develop and grow our engineering staff
within Rail Engineering.
- Most importantly you will feel a sense of pride in knowing that
you are helping to build the future of the organization and
improving the lives of the people in the communities we serve!
- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field, or
equivalent work experience; and at least 12-15 years of experience
in the railroad and transit industry.
- Professional Engineer's license in PA required; NJ PE
- Must have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to
work with a wide range of technical specialists, clients, and
- Knowledge and expertise in the business development
- Self-motivated with the ability to work in a collaborative
manner with a diverse group will be essential.
- Review, monitor, and understand engineering design and
operational information, and to present and review this information
with staff, management, and clients.
- Familiarity and experience with railroad and transit design
specifications and requirements including AREMA standards.
- Set and maintain schedules and deadlines and hold yourself and
others to account for the same.
- Light area and regional travel.
- Excellent English language skills, written and verbal, are
essential for success in this role.
- Possess a passion for Michael Baker International's mission and
a readiness to "Make a Difference." 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. #LI-TS1
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