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Civil Design Engineer - Water/Wastewater - Military Veterans

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Michael Baker International is seeking a Civil Design Engineer to join the team in our Moon Township, PA office. As a part of our Land Development and Infrastructure Practice, the successful candidate will be in our growing Water/Wastewater group. They will work within an interdisciplinary team including civil engineers, surveyors, GIS, estimators, project managers, and support drafting/design staff to ensure each design deliverable meets what the client is looking for.

  • Development of plans, profiles, specifications, and estimates for water/wastewater, municipal, land development, transportation, and other water resources projects
  • Prepare design calculations for civil paving, sewer, grading, and storm water drainage infrastructure; also continue to perform analysis, review, drafting, and construction document production of more complex concepts of the same type
  • Utilize a CADD workstation to prepare engineering construction drawings and oversee the production and completion of preliminary and final plan sets
  • Work with internal and external engineering teams in developing preliminary and final design plans and details
  • Participate in design and quality reviews to evaluate design concepts and make recommendations
  • Consult with and advise internal and external clients on project needs including, but not limited to, establishing manpower requirements, cost estimates, and design schedules
  • Provide input to projects during the conceptual and planning stages
  • Assign tasks to lower-level design personnel, provide technical guidance, and review completed assignments for accuracy
  • Prepare detail and layout drawings and sketches of unusual, complex, or original designs requiring the application of practical engineering knowledge
  • Capable of determining material types, descriptions, and quantities for the project
  • Provide lower-level design/drafting personnel with design concepts for preparation of finished design drawings, general layouts, and guidance in refining technical requirements
  • Regularly interface with other departments, clients, vendors, project managers, and project engineers in order to support production of project deliverables and to resolve conflicting priorities
  • Assist in the development of junior staff
  • Work closely with other designer/drafters and engineers to ensure coordinated design
  • Apply standard drafting/design principles and theories to complete assignments
  • Use technical manuals to ensure compliance with company policies and applicable standards or details such as ones employed by local government utility departments, state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) or other agencies
  • Read and understand orthographic (2D) and/or isometric (3D) designs
  • Enforce adherence to department CAD standards through performance of CAD peer reviews

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • 4-6 years of design and CADD workstation experience
  • Pennsylvania PE license or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and AutoCAD/Civil 3D; familiarity with MicroStation is a plus
The salary range for this position is $72,207-$108,335. This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate.

We 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 benefits


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.

Moon, PA

Michael Baker

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting has been partnering with communities since 1940 to solve their most complex infrastructure challenges with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.

Supported by more than 6,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, security management, systems integration and intelligence solutions. Our clients include federal, state, and municipal governments; foreign allied governments; and a wide range of private development and other commercial partners.


When Michael Baker Jr. first established his engineering firm in 1940, he envisioned a company that would serve as a property surveyor or designer of roads, bridges, buildings and sewage systems, and also as a trusted, long-term partner with local communities and distant nations. His employees strove to transform communities, companies, states and even nations, adopting dual roles as both caring neighbors and innovative nation builders. Baker instilled in his employees the drive to deliver improved quality of life and the desire to make a difference.


Baker built a lasting legacy that today forms the foundation on which we continue to serve and grow. Today, we continue to leverage our collective expertise and experience to make the communities we serve better. We strive to make them safer, more accessible, more environmentally sustainable and more livable. We facilitate their transformation supported by differentiating innovation, technologies and dedicated employees. We are change agents, leading our partners around the world into the future.


Our greatest differentiator, though, is our employees who demonstrate a world-class ability to solve complex problems. That’s why we engage our people, educate and train them, develop their careers, and invest in their futures. We give them opportunities around the world to exercise and expand their skills and expertise. We reward innovation and collaboration that lead to the best solutions for our clients. As a company, We Make a Difference.


To most effectively serve our clients, Michael Baker International is organized into three distinct business units: Engineering & Consulting; Sallyport Global Holdings; and SC3, which are described below.




The Engineering, Planning and Consulting business unit encompasses the complete life-cycle of planning, environmental assessment, engineering design, construction management, and facilities maintenance for projects in more than 38 countries on five continents. We provide a full continuum of solutions for a broad range of markets, including highways, bridges, airports, rail and mass transit systems, domestic and overseas government and commercial facilities, water and wastewater infrastructure, energy infrastructure and urban planning and development.


Professional Services – As part of Engineering, Planning and Consulting, this business unit provides high-value, differentiated engineering and professional services around the globe, including specialized construction services, cost management support and engineering support.

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