24 days old

Practice Builder-Aviation

Michael Baker International
Santa Ana, CA 92701
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Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility. The firm offers a comprehensive range of innovative services and solutions in support of federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private development and commercial clients. Michael Baker Internationals focus is on the safety and security of people across the world through planning and engineering improvements to infrastructure and the environment, and through protection of our quality of life and freedom in support of national and international security. With more than $1 billion in annual revenue, Michael Baker International has more than 5,000 employees in over 80 offices located across the U.S. and internationally, and is ranked as the 26th largest design firm in the U.S. by Engineering News Record (ENR).
Michael Baker Internationals Mission is to make a difference by providing innovative solutions to sustain the future and further the safety, security and quality of life for people across the globe by providing the highest level of expertise, unmatched quality and effective project teams for a diverse range of projects and clients.
Michael Baker International offers excellent benefit packages that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Additional Paid Time Off, Flex-Time, 401-K Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Credit Union. To learn more, please visit us on the web at www.mbakerintl.com . Michael Baker International is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran/e-Verify Employer

Supported by more than 3,000 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, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial 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.

From airport master planning to airfield and landside facilities design, Michael Baker International knows the business of airports - from the smallest general aviation facilities to the busiest international airports in the world. For more than 80 years, we have provided planning, design, and construction services to airports worldwide, serving as an on-call "extension of staff" to many of our aviation clients. Michael Baker's award-winning personnel have a reputation for taking their understanding of the local airport community / environment and incorporating related elements into their designs and plans. Knowing that airports are a key economic driver and source of pride for the geographic areas they serve, we proudly perform as partners in more than facilities and other infrastructure. We partner in success.

The Practrice Builder- Aviation opportunity will offer challenging design work on airfields as well as ancillary facilities surrounding airports such as access roads, parking lots, and development sites. It will also offer both planning and airport capital program administration opportunities. The Aviation Practice is looking to expand its business and is looking for an individual who is eager to join our team in the challenge of expanding our business.

You will be accountable for performance against metrics including:

  • Develop and implement a business strategy to grow the aviation practice focused on Los Angeles based (and southern California) clients.
  • Lead market research and business development to create/expand industry relationships, pursue and win engineering and planning projects at commercial service and general aviation airports in Southern California and the West Region.
  • Serve as a Relationship Manager with one or more Southern California based clients including but not limited to LAWA, Orange County Airport, Burbank Airport, Long Beach, San Diego Airport, and/or Ontario Airport.
  • Lead the growth of the practice which includes business development, client engagement, and staff growth.
  • Lead proposal, interview, fee development and negotiations for various project pursuits.
  • Cross-market other discipline services and solutions. Support other disciplines that have existing client relationships and leverage those relationships for growth opportunities.
  • Assist/lead design-build pursuits including strategic pursuit planning, teaming, proposal development and execution.
  • Lead project delivery as Senior Project Manager on projects by providing technical direction and oversight to the design team; oversight of financial management, adherence to quality control processes, and appropriate level of delegation to and oversight of supporting staff.
  • Collaborate with regional office leadership with respect to staff assignments, workshare, mentorship, business development, and quality of project deliverables.
  • Professionally represent Michael Baker International at technical meetings with agency staff, clients, contractors, and professional organizations.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related Engineering field.
  • 15 years of related experience and a registered Professional Engineer in CA.
  • Experience with task management of aviation projects and client management for both horizontal and vertical design projects at commercial service and general aviation airports.
  • Familiarity with FAA Advisory Circulars.
  • Design experience in airfield infrastructure including runway, taxiway and ramp geometry, airfield pavements; safety areas; airfield grading; storm water systems and construction phasing. Experience in airfield lighting and navigational aids is considered a plus.
  • Familiarity and experience with FAA's pavement design software, FAARFIELD preferred.

    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.

  • Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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