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Senior Civil Project Manager, Transportation/Roadway/Highway at Michael Baker International

Senior Civil Project Manager, Transportation/Roadway/Highway

Michael Baker International Los Angeles, CA Full-Time


Supported by more than 3,400 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, and a wide range of private commercial and residential development 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.

Consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record as a Top 20 transportation firm, Michael Baker International offers clients an integrated team of professionals versed in all aspects of transportation planning, design, permitting, and construction management and inspection.  In addition, Michael Baker International is a recognized leader in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining a safe and efficient transportation infrastructure.


  • Work with our Southern California Transportation Practice Leaders in the development of targeted client service action plans in the market.
  • Participate in ongoing strategic positioning for major highway or roadway project opportunities.
  • The Transportation Project Manager will be responsible for leading a team of engineers and designers in all aspects of design and plan preparation for roadway, highway, and freeway improvement projects for State, City, and County agencies in California. 
  • Deliver projects per agreed to plan, budget, and quality objectives.  Will lead, assign, and review work of the project delivery team; check work and progress and identify changes of scope and additional services.
  • The successful candidate will cultivate and maintain client relationships as well as lead proposal development and interview preparation and participation. 
  • Provide technical direction, support and strategic planning while being a visible and active member of the Transportation community through professional organization involvement.
  • Develop and maintain trusted adviser relationships with key transportation clients.
  • Determine direction and lead market awareness including involvement in professional associations and conferences.
  • Participate in ongoing strategic positioning for major highway or roadway project opportunities.
  • Manage client relationships and guide the application of Michael Baker International services within the Transportation practice area to best serve the interests of the client and Michael Baker International.
  • Be responsible for successful contracting and project execution, working closely with regional Michael Baker International staff and office leadership.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • 10+ years of Transportation/Public Works experience with increasing levels of responsibility and may also have design-build experience
  • A Professional Engineer (PE) license
  • Knowledge of regulatory issues and key players in the California transportation market.
  • Relationships with City, County and State agencies
  • Demonstrated supervisor and mentoring skills
  • Strong proposal writing and presentation skills are required
  • Have entrepreneurial spirit to help grow our Transportation practice

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

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 $131,000-$290,000.   This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate.

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