Vice President of Operations & Engineering – New York

Michael Baker International
November 13, 2020
New York, NY
Job Type


Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility. The firm offers a comprehensive range of innovative services and solutions in support of federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private development and commercial clients. Michael Baker International’s focus is on the safety and security of people across the world through planning and engineering improvements to infrastructure and the environment, and through protection of our quality of life and freedom in support of national and international security. With more than $1 billion in annual revenue, Michael Baker International has more than 5,000 employees in over 80 offices located across the U.S. and internationally, and is ranked as the 26th largest design firm in the U.S. by Engineering News Record (ENR). Michael Baker International’s Mission is to make a difference by providing innovative solutions to sustain the future and further the safety, security and quality of life for people across the globe by providing the highest level of expertise, unmatched quality and effective project teams for a diverse range of projects and clients. Michael Baker International offers excellent benefit packages that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Additional Paid Time Off, Flex-Time, 401-K Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Credit Union. To learn more, please visit us on the web at . Michael Baker International is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran/e-Verify Employer


Michael Baker International is a leading provider of architectural, engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, environmental, construction and program management. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions to support U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker’s more than 3,000 employees across nearly 100 locations are committed to a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve challenges for clients and communities throughout the country. To learn more, visit


Michael Baker International understands that people require choices in where they want to begin to build a sustainable future. For more than 80 years, Michael Baker International has maintained an entrepreneurial work environment that fosters great careers, which ultimately has brought great success to the organization. Michael Baker offers many opportunities to help you grow professionally to build your career. Whether it is in Finance, IT, Human Resources, Technology, Communications, Proposal Production, Legal or our National Practice and Market segments, take your next step with us and help make a difference in the lives of those you work with and those we serve.


The Vice President of Operations & Engineering will manage all office personnel and business activities with leadership responsibility for the New York area. The incumbent will provide oversight of day to day office operations while developing, overseeing and managing the growth in New York City and State. The successful hire will protect the core business of Michael Baker through our service offerings and build upon established client relationships for market expansion opportunities. The VP of Ops & Engineering will be part of the Northeast Regional Leadership Team of Office Executives, National/Regional Market and Practice Leads collaborating regularly for teaming arrangements, work sharing and best practices. The ideal candidate will have experience leading and supervising a multi-disciplined team. You will be accountable for regional performance metrics including:

  • Overall Office Operation
  • Client Engagement (New & existing client)
  • Net Revenue and Profit
  • New Work Added and Backlog
  • FTE Growth (Recruiting, Retention and Staff Development)
  • Work share and Development of Balanced Office Portfolio reflective of Michael Baker International enterprise capabilities
  • Indirect Budget Control and Regional Profitability
  • Identifying and developing emerging talent and leadership to create upward opportunity and succession planning
  • Involvement in local professional activities that bring positive attention to the firm


  • B.S. Degree in Engineering, Planning, Architecture or related discipline and a P.E. license in NY.
  • 25+ years in Engineering or Project Management with 15+ years supervising engineering personnel
  • Extensive experience in Civil, Structural Engineering, Rail & Transit, Environmental Water Resources, Federal Markets, Construction Services, Transportation Planning
  • PANYNJ, NYSDOT, NYCDOT, NYCDDC, NYCDEP, MTA and local (county, municipal) government experience and client relationships
  • Ability to interact successfully with state and federal agencies
  • MS Office Suite


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.


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