Moon Township, PA
WHO WE ARE 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 https://mbakerintl.com/ . BRIDGE PRACTICE Michael Baker International has addressed bridge design, construction and preservation challenges with innovative and sustainable solutions. Exemplifying its depth and versatility in the bridge space, Michael Baker International, ranked Number Five by Engineering News-Record in its annual ranking of Bridge Design Firms in the United States, has partnered with clients on a full spectrum of bridge types-from conventional grade separations to major, complex river crossings, including trusses, arches, box girders and cable-stayed bridges. DESCRIPTION Combining a degree in Civil Engineering and knowledge/ education in computer science is an awesome career, but not an easy opportunity path to find. At Michael Baker International, this career is a reality We are looking for a Civil Associate I for our Moon Twp., PA location that has 0-2 years’ experience ready to work on bridge related software projects . This is great opportunity with career growth potential and the opportunity to contribute on large cutting-edge projects. The engineer/developer will be part of Michael Baker’s Bridge Software Group. This group has been applying computer technology to the bridge profession for over 30 years, using bridge engineering experience combined with a wide range of programming skills. The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) contracted with Michael Baker In 1999 to develop a comprehensive bridge software package to guide bridge engineers through the initial design phase of a bridge and to maintain data for analysis and load rating throughout the lifespan of the bridge. The software development has been continuous since then and has been expanded to include nearly all bridge types designed and maintained by member states throughout the nation. In addition, the software group maintains and enhances software projects for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). These projects include software that designs and drafts simple span steel and prestressed concrete bridges (BRADD3-Bridge Automated Design and Drafting) and a group of analysis/design/rating programs for prestressed concrete beams, steel beams, steel floorbeams, abutments and retaining walls, concrete box culverts, elastomeric bearing pads, and sign structures. This position will be responsible for utilizing a combination of bridge engineering skills and software development skills to perform tasks on these projects. This position also involves working under the direct supervision of registered Professional Engineers and involves both bridge engineering and software engineering and related skills and often crosses over to work with our bridge design group. Michael Baker International offers competitive salaries/benefits, a great work environment, the ability to work on high profile projects, significant professional growth potential and the strength and stability that only comes from 80 years of making a difference. PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field 0-2 years of experience under a registered Professional Engineer Knowledge of structural analysis and finite element analysis Excellent oral and written communication skills Desire to pursue a career in software development related to bridges and transportation structures PREFERRED SKILLS Passing the Fundamentals of Engineering exam and obtaining an Engineer-In-Training certificate Knowledge of bridge engineering and AASHTO’s bridge design and evaluation specifications Strong structural engineering background Knowledge of software programming using: C and/or C# development and debugging Other programming experience: VB.NET, FORTRAN, MATLAB Finite element analysis programming Domain design using OOP GUI design OpenGL or general computer graphics BIM for bridges or 3D modeling Producing XML Reports (C /C#) Software testing MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL EEO STATEMENT 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.