Senior Project Manager – Wastewater / Water Resources – California

at Michael Baker International
Location Santa Ana
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Engineering
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, 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.

Michael Baker International's Water Resources Group provides innovative consulting, planning and engineering solutions for the entire spectrum of the water cycle. We have proven experience in providing a full range of professional services from planning through design and construction.

The Senior Project Manager will lead project delivery within our Water/Wastewater Department in the Orange County and Los Angeles Regions associated with the planning and design of water supply and wastewater projects, including conveyance, pumping, storage, and treatment.


  • Lead project delivery as a Senior Project Manager responsible for technical design, project financial performance, scope and schedule management, and quality control.
  • Lead technical and price proposal development.
  • Assist with the implementation of the Department's business strategy.
  • Foster relationships with key existing and target clients within Orange County and Los Angeles Regions.
  • Collaborate with other regional water/wastewater teams for project resource management, workshare, and pursuits.
  • Directly supervise and mentor staff.
  • Professionally represent Michael Baker International with agency staff, clients, contractors, and professional organizations.


  • B.S. Degree in Engineering in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or related discipline
  • 15+ years in Engineering and/or Project Management with 3+ years supervising engineering personnel in Water/Wastewater
  • Professional Engineering license in the state of California required.
  • Have excellent communication and writing skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize project assignments to meet competing deadlines as well as work independently and within a team setting to support project delivery
  • A motivated self-starter who displays a passion for solving problems, interacting in a team environment, and meeting established deadlines

    The salary range for this position is $93,017-$232,659. 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 Accounts (FSA)
  • Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability
  • Professional and personal development
  • Generous paid time off
  • Commuter and wellness benefits

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