Federal Program Manager – Navy / Marine Corps

at Michael Baker International
Location San Diego
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


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.

Michael Baker has a legacy of service to the U.S. federal government dating back to 1940. Our experience encompasses all facets of planning, design, and construction of the built environment. We partner with the Department of Defense and federal agencies to support the U.S. government to meet its various stateside and global missions.

We provide expertise to the military and other federal agencies in the areas of cybersecurity, master planning, disaster relief services, environmental compliance and restoration, military fuels, facilities and infrastructure design, water and wastewater engineering, and geospatial information technology (GIT).

We are a trusted partner to all branches of military and government, including the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps, as well as the Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Department of Energy, Department of the Interior, Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency. We continue to successfully deliver superior engineering design and innovative solutions for complex projects nationwide.


This position, located in our West region, will be primarily focused on the support of existing program and project work and the continued strategy and marketing of Navy and Marine Corps Clients including the Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC). In addition, Coast Guard clients will be considered a part of this position's growth strategy. While reporting to the Navy Market Lead, this position will coordinate and work throughout the Michael Baker West Region as the Navy Market representative of the Federal Programs and Services Directorate

Program/Project Management

  • Routine communication with key clients to understand their needs, preferences, and upcoming program or project work.
  • Help create and manage long-term goals for the US Navy program. Routine collaboration with Michael Baker Federal National Market Leads will be essential.
  • Help to routinely assess our program strengths and identify areas for improvement. Continually monitor program risks and strive to address and mitigate them all.
  • Coordinate throughout the Michael Baker enterprise, leveraging the strength and diverse array of talents of our organization, to most effectively met our client's needs.
  • Ensure that our goals are met in areas including customer satisfaction, safety, quality, and team member performance.
  • Propose changes and interventions with project teams and leadership, to ensure program and project goals are achieved.
  • Help lead and manage large-scale IDIQ, MATOC, SATOC programs to ensure all work is delivered to both the clients and Michael Baker standards.
  • Produce accurate and timely reports of program status throughout its life cycle.


  • Actively support the Michael Baker Federal DOD and USCG program team to anticipate, track and prioritize opportunities.
  • Coordinate the development and maintenance of Client Account Plans and help prioritize client investments.
  • Serve as a key resource in communication and coordination with NAVFAC Pacific and associated echelon IV commands key staff.
  • Participate in internal business development meetings with project managers, subject matter experts, market and practice leads, and office executives.
  • Participate in go/no-go decisions.
  • Research market trends/client needs and determines how to position the firm and local team to capture more of the market.
  • Developing new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer or Architect is desired.
  • Certified Project Management Professional desired
  • Minimum 20 years of experience in the Federal market with an emphasis in Navy (NAVFAC) program support
  • Ability to effectively multi-task under stress and tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated collaborative team leadership and team building.
  • Strategic thinker with high ethical and business standards.
  • Excellent computer skills with a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office to include Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe InDesign experience preferred but not required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

    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-$302,000. This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate.

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