Aviation Practice Leader - West Region at Michael Baker International

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Santa Ana, California





Job Description:

AVIATION PRACTICE LEADER (West Region)

WHO WE ARE
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.

AVIATION PRACTICE
From airport master planning to airfield and landside facilities design, Michael Baker International understands 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.

DESCRIPTION
The Aviation Practice Lead will be responsible for the development and growth of the aviation practice in Michael Baker's West Region. Primary geographies will include California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii.

RESPONSIBILITIES
•Develop and implement a business strategy to grow the West Region aviation practice.
•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.
•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.

•Guide 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 aviation practice and 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.

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS
•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. Experience in landside infrastructure will also be considered.

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.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. 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.Aviation Leader - West Region





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