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Bridge Department Manager II

Company: Michael Baker International
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT USMichael 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 worlds 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.Michael Baker International is seeking to hire a Full-Time Bridge Department Manager II for our Indianapolis, IN office. TheBridge Department Manager is responsible to lead a group of bridge engineers and technicians to complete engineering projects, bridge inspections, and studies in support of transportation infrastructure. The selected candidate will perform technical oversight, staff development, contract management, technical and cost proposal development, project performance and client management for targeted statewide clients. Project work will specifically focus on bridge, retaining walls, highway, and road projects for state and local agencies. Project management will be part of the overall Department Manager duties. As a key part of our Indianapolis, Indiana Structures/Transportation Team, you will work with Michael Bakers senior management and staff to:

  • Lead the direction, strategic vision, and culture of the Indianapolis Bridge Department
  • Collaborate with the Regional Bridge Lead and National Bridge Practice Leads, as well as structural engineers from other Michael Baker offices around the country, and will be part of a dynamic team responsible for expanding the structural engineering practice servicing state, county, and municipal clients
  • Participate in ongoing strategic positioning for new project opportunities in the state of Indiana
  • Prepare technical and cost proposals to win work.
  • Manage client relationships and client engagement to best serve the interests of the client and Michael Baker
  • Be responsible for successful contracting, project execution, and quality while working closely with regional Michael Baker International staff and office leadership
  • Manage staff utilization by scheduling, monitoring and revising assignments
  • Manage a staff of professionals, with responsibilities including training, mentoring, career development and performance reviews
  • Perform technical analyses, calculations and tasks as neededPROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS
    • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering, Engineering Management, or similar degree with 15+ years of bridge related design experience. Masters degree or higher is preferred.
    • An Indiana P.E. or the ability to obtain within 6 months. Having a PE or SE registration in other states is a plus.
    • 5+ years of project management experience with Indiana Department of Transportation and/or municipalities
    • Familiarity with AASHTO LRFD bridge design; AISC, ACI and other North American design codes; and the Indiana Design Manual
    • Experience with the design of multiple bridge types in concrete and steel, and knowledge of staged construction analysis
    • Experience with load rating and structural analysis software such as BrR, Midas or LARSA
    • Experience with Alternative delivery methods is preferred
    • Demonstrated ability leading and managing the design and detailing of complex transportation structures, with an emphasis on experience and knowledge of the design, analysis, inspection and maintenance of highway and railroad bridges
    • Experience with road and/or rail bridge rehabilitation design, seismic analysis, and rating analysis
    • Management of 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
    • Excellent client management skills
    • Well established client and colleague relationships and a willingness to help lead proposal efforts
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and related programsCOMPENSATIONThe approximate compensation range for this position is $115,064- $189,850 per year. This compensation range is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation is dependent upon factors such as education, qualifications, experience, skillset, and physical work location.BENEFITSWe offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
      • Medical, dental, vision insurance
      • 401k Retirement Plan
      • Health Savings Account (HSA)
      • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
      • Life, AD&D, short-term, and long-term disability
      • Professional and personal development
      • Generous paid time off
      • Commuter and wellness benefitsMICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL EEO STATEMENTMichael 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.

Keywords: Michael Baker International, Indianapolis , Bridge Department Manager II, Executive , Indianapolis, Indiana

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