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Assistant Project Manager

Company: Michael Baker International
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description Who is Michal Baker International? Why would I want to work there? Michael Baker International provides engineering and consulting services for government, private and commercial partners, assisting in planning, architectural, environmental, construction management, construction inspection and program management. Our employees demonstrate a world-class ability to solve complex problems. As a company, We Make a Difference! Why do we do what we do; why is it important? For most of us, it's because it enables us to have a direct and meaningful impact on the communities and environment in which we live and serve. Across the span of our expertise and projects, our work: transforms the world; enables economies; creates healthier and more engaging cities and neighborhoods; and the very infrastructure that sustains and improves our world. Simply stated, the work we do everyday matters. We Make a Difference every day with every engagement. So what does a Civil Associate at Michael Baker International do? As a part of our Construction Inspection Team, the Civil Associate (Assistant Project Manager) will help ensure the construction of highways and bridges is performed and managed according to the plans and specifications. You will build and maintain relationships with the client managers. You will act as an agent of the client in dealing with contractors. You will be responsible to oversee the contractor activities and document the project details such as status meeting minutes, RFIs, submittals, construction schedules. You will evaluate the contractor's schedule and compare it to the activities as they were performed. You may be required to perform as the client manager for basic projects, as needed. Can you walk me through a typical day of a Civil Associate?

  • The majority of your day would be spent working in the field on a construction site or in an office environment.
  • You will monitor contractor's activities and document performance.
  • You will participate in project status meeting, including preparing the agenda and documenting the minutes.
  • You will monitor the contractor's Request for information (RFI), submittals, and the responses to these items.
  • You will feel a sense of pride in knowing that you are helping to build the highway system in your area. What can I expect for a career path, and where might this role take me?
    • Michael Baker International is committed to the growth of our internal personnel and we support this effort with world class learning and development that leads to career advancement!
    • Michael Baker International is very supportive in providing training to enhance personnel growth opportunity and salary. A major emphasis is to attain the Engineer-in-Training certification and then professional engineering license. Attaining and maintain other certifications is also highly encouraged.
    • A Civil Associate will typically progress from a 1 to a Civil Associate 2 and then a Construction Specialist or Manager as additional experience and skills are attained. As such, you will receive experience and gain job knowledge and become equipped with the tools to lead and mentor others. There are also many opportunities to advance or move laterally into other areas of interest within the business! Could you be the Civil Associate we are looking for?
      • You will need to have a civil engineering degree, a valid driver's license and personal transportation.
      • You will need computer skills to write reports, maintain submission logs, provided cost estimates and other calculations.
      • English language skills, written and verbal, are required in this role.
      • You will need to be able to traverse construction sites and be outdoors in various climates.
      • Work hours vary from daylight to night work based on contractor operations. However, most of the work will be daylight hours,
      • You will need the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and the ability to read and interpret plans and specifications.
      • It would be a plus if you had the following: Engineer in Training - Fundamentals of Engineering, NICET Highway Construction Level 2 or higher; PennDOT Concrete Field Technician; or NECEPT Bituminous Pavement Field Technician; and ECMS & CDS V3 experience. Compensation The salary range for this position is $57,569 - $86,354 in Harrisburg and will be dependent upon the incoming candidate's skill set and experience. Benefits We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
        • Paid parental leave
        • Remote work
        • 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

Keywords: Michael Baker International, Harrisburg , Assistant Project Manager, Executive , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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