Michael Baker International
WHO WE ARE
Michael Baker International is a global leader in Engineering, Architecture and Consulting professionals dedicated to developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world’s infrastructure and environmental challenges. Supported by more than 6,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, Green Infrastructure, security management and intelligence solutions.
We create, integrate, visualize and communicate planning concepts as they move from the initial vision through implementation. Our planning professionals build strong client partnerships, working with residents, businesses, developers, educational and medical organizations, state and local governments, the military and other federal agencies to successfully plan the future of their communities or institutions. At Michael Baker International, we focus on people and places, improving communities and creating more sustainable, convenient, equitable, healthful, efficient, and attractive places.
Michael Baker International has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Planner (Planner II) to join our Agency Planning group in our Rancho Cordova or other northern California offices. This position will involve assignments with our local public agency clients and could range from full-time assignment with a single client to project related assignments in the Sacramento and Bay Area regions.
Our Agency Staffing team works directly with public agency staff assisting communities with a broad range of planning assignments. Typical duties could include managing and supervising assigned planning team members, processing development applications, preparing zoning code and general plan amendments, reviewing environmental documentation, serving as liaison to outside agencies and developing solutions for meeting the goals of our agency clients. In short, full service Senior Planner functions for our public agency clients.
We are looking for an energetic, talented and technically experienced senior planner to be an integral member of our northern California planning team.
The Senior Planner will:
•Execute and lead hands-on production efforts on a wide range of planning projects
•Provide direct support to project managers
•Directly interact with clients, stakeholders and the general public
•Supervise and mentor junior staff
•Support marketing and business development efforts
The successful candidate will be one who:
•Possesses a wide breadth of urban and public agency planning experience
•Looks to constantly expand their technical and professional knowledge and experience
•Manages time well in a fun/high-energy multi-project environment
•Excels in a team environment while also exercising independent initiative and judgment
•Demonstrates creativity and a healthy skepticism for conventional wisdom
•Is committed to assisting public agencies and local communities achieve their goals
•Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or a related field
•Minimum of seven (7) years of municipal/local government planning-related experience (as public agency staff or in consulting capacity) that demonstrate a successive increase in experience and responsibilities
•Aptitude for public speaking and client interaction
•Ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments independently under limited supervision
•Direct experience in preparing and producing planning studies and analysis
•Experience with current computer programs and technologies
•Previous experience as either an employee of or consultant to local government agencies
•AICP, LEED ND or other related professional certification or licensure
•Understanding of research methods and analysis techniques preferred
Michael Baker International
Website : http://www.mbakerintl.com
Baker (NYSE Amex: BKR), founded in 1940, provides professional engineering and consulting services for public and private sector clients worldwide.