Transportation Engineer, Lead

Michael Baker International   •  

Ontario, CA

Industry: Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 30 days ago


Supported by more than 3,000 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.


Consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record as a Top 20 transportation firm, Michael Baker International offers clients an integrated team of professionals versed in all aspects of transportation planning, design, permitting, and construction management and inspection. In addition, Michael Baker International is a recognized leader in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining a safe and efficient transportation infrastructure.

The Ontario transportation team is unparalleled in the Inland Empire. Made up of 25+ Engineers and Planners, the group is energetic, experienced, and dynamic in a way that meets the needs of the nuanced and complex transportation industry of the Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Offering limitless growth opportunities, this team is the future of the transportation Practice in the region.

This position is based out of Ontario, CA.

Applicants are encouraged to apply to this posting for opportunities in Santa Ana or Los Angeles.


Under limited supervision, plans, designs, and analyzes data on civil transportation engineering projects

Prepares moderately complex studies, construction documents, drawings, maps, reports, and supporting documentation

Prepares quantities and construction cost estimates

Prepares construction drawings and technical report documentation

Occasionally visits work site, reporting findings to more experienced engineers and/or project managers

Communicates with clients regarding project issues, holds and attends meetings

Assists with defining scope of work and man-hour requirements

Assists with proposal production and implementing marketing initiatives

Assists project managers and more experienced engineers in ensuring that project/task schedules and budgets are met

Coordinates with team members to ensure timely and accurate document or drawing preparation

Responsible for maintaining knowledge through completion of various training initiatives: attending seminars, reviewing professional publications, attending in-house systems/management training

May have junior level staff reporting directly


Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with coursework relevant to working in the transportation engineering field is required

A Professional Engineering License (PE) from the State of California is required

6 to 10 years of relevant experience in the design of California highways and streets for Caltrans, Cities and Counties is required (Caltrans District 8 experience is preferred and will be seen as more competitive)

Ability to communicate and effectively participate as part of an engineering team is required

Significant computer knowledge/experience with MicroStation, and Microsoft Office is required

Ability to work independent in the development of improvement plans, quantity take-offs and cost estimates based upon direction from lead Project Manager is required


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.