Technical Consultant

Employer
Michael Baker International
Location
Allentown, Pennsylvania, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 01, 2021
Closes
Aug 12, 2021
Ref
2352055428
Discipline
Finance
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Michael Baker International is seeking a Community and Economic Development Plann er to play a key role in various technical planning projects throughout Pennsylvania and the nation. The ideal candidate will possess a strong interest in and working knowledge of land use policy, community and economic development and multimodal transportation. The position will operate from Michael Baker's Allentown, PA office and will report to the Office Executive. The position will work with a multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists and planners that support a host of public and private client project needs.

The successful candidate will work in a fast-paced environment with a dynamic team of professionals that focus on making a difference and delivering value. The successful candidate will possess the following planning background characteristics:
  • Knowledge of one or more planning disciplines, such as multimodal transportation planning, policy analysis, highway finance, bicycle/pedestrian planning, training, land use, sustainability, climate change, etc.
  • Ability to conduct research and prepare statistical planning reports on land use, physical, social & economic possibilities and constraints
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for preparing and presenting planning reports and projects
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to work independently and in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and ESRI ArcGIS is desired
  • Willingness to accommodate moderate travel

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's degree in Planning, Engineering or related field
  • 25+ year's of experience with expertise in Community and Economic Development Planning.
  • AICP Certification
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a wide array of individuals from various backgrounds, including engineers; planners; GIS professionals; federal, tribal, and state government officials; and the public.
  • Microsoft Office Suite
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.Michael Baker International is seeking a Community and Economic Development Planner to play a key role in various technical planning projects throughout Pennsylvania and the nation. The ideal candidate will possess a strong interest in and working knowledge of land use policy, community and economic development and multimodal transportation. The position will operate from Michael Baker's Allentown, PA office and will report to the Office Executive. The position will work with a multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists and planners that support a host of public and private client project needs.