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BRIDGE PRACTICEMichael 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. DESCRIPTIONThe Michael Baker Baltimore office has seen significant growth over the course of the last few years. Additionally, Michael Baker continues to expand its growing national bridge practice. To enable continued growth both locally and nationally, Michael Baker’s Baltimore office seeks a Project Manager who will be focused on executing technical work, mentoring junior staff, and overall growth of the Bridge Department. We are looking for a leader who will participate in the office leadership team while also collaborating with their counterparts in our other regional offices to provide high quality engineering services nationwide. You will be directly involved with development and implementation of a business strategy and work with project teams while also helping to win work and expand our project portfolio and client base.The Project Manager - Structures Design is responsible for performing technical oversight, staff development, contract management, technical and cost proposal development, project performance and client management for targeted statewide clients. Lead the Bridge Group by providing team management and oversight for Bridge Design and Bridge Inspection..  Assistance in the development of proposals and Expressions of Interest for our primary clients and partners.  Participation in industry Society functions is also expected.You will leverage your engineering knowledge and skills to manage the preparation of engineering plans, calculations, and reports, technical specifications, and construction estimates and schedules. You will have the opportunity to instruct and guide junior engineers in the development of engineering reports and analyses.RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Most days will be spent in the office leading structures tasks, project management, bridge analysis and/or preparation of engineering designs.
  • 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 projects.
  • Other days you will help prepare technical proposals and reports or meet with client representatives on projects.
  • On some days, you will make field visits to project sites to review, investigate, and document existing infrastructure conditions, or provide construction support services for on-going transportation-related construction projects.
  • You will feel a sense of pride in knowing that you are helping Michael Baker International provide innovative solutions to transportation challenges, big and small, and Making a Difference for the clients and communities we serve!


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering, and at least 15 years of progressive structures engineering design experience and 5+ years of project management experience.
  • Ideal candidates will have extensive experience with DOT- in support of Baker’s GCE contract. MDOT (MDSHA and MDTA) are a plus
  • A Professional Engineering license in MD required.  Professional Engineering license in PA, VA or WV a plus. 
  • Ability to partner with coworkers and clients at different levels.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications, excellent organizational skills and strong project management skills
  • Experience with and understanding of AASHTO LRFD design and complex structural analysis software such Midas and STAAD is required.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products is required.
  • Experience with road and/or rail bridge rehabilitation design, and rating analysis is desired. Experience with additional transportation/infrastructure agencies located in the Mid-Atlantic is also desired.
  • Experience managing projects involving multiple disciplines such as roadway, drainage, geotechnical, environmental, etc.; and experience supervising the execution, financial performance, and quality assurance of multiple simultaneous projects is desired

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


Michael Baker International, a leading provider of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management, has been solving some of the world’s most complex infrastructure challenges for more than 80 years with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.

Based in Pittsburgh and with nearly 100 offices nationwide, we partner with clients on everything from roads, bridges, tunnels, mass transit, and airports, to water treatment plants, arctic oil pipelines, environmental restoration and specialized overseas construction. We serve as a trusted adviser to the communities we serve, making them safer, more accessible, more sustainable and more prosperous.

We provide visionary leadership in facilitating transformational change for our clients. Our work delivers differentiating innovations and dedicated experts who challenge the status quo and share a world of diverse experience and an impassioned entrepreneurial spirit. We deliver quality of life.

We Make a Difference.

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. As a covered federal contractor, Michael Baker International is required to comply with Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, and its implementing guidelines. If the federal vaccine mandate is found to be valid and enforceable, this will include ensuring that all covered employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, except in limited circumstances where there is a legal entitlement to an accommodate.  In addition, you may be subject to current or future state or local COVID-19 vaccine mandates that could become a condition of your employment based upon your work location or involvement on a project.  Accordingly, Michael Baker encourages you to provide satisfactory proof that you are "fully vaccinated" for COVID-19 so as to ensure compliance with any potential applicable federal, state, or local laws.  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.