New Job Posted

Posted on
November 13, 2018
Company: Michael Baker International
Type: Full Time


Michael Baker International is a global leader in Engineering, Architecture and Consulting services dedicated to developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world’s infrastructure and environmental challenges. 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.


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 is seeking an innovative, business-savvy Cultural Resources Manager to lead our Pittsburgh Cultural Resources sub-practice.  The successful candidate must minimally possess a Four-year degree, but an advanced degree (M.A., M.S., PH.D.) is preferred in Archaeology, Anthropology, Historic Preservation, Architectural History, Historic Architecture, Cultural Resources Management, or closely related discipline and have a minimum of 10 - 15 years of professional experience in the management of cultural resources in the private and/or agency sectors. 

The ideal candidate will also be able to demonstrate superlative business and financial acumen as it relates to the continued expansion of Michael Baker’s cultural resources practice. 

This individual will manage a staff of professionals who perform all aspects of cultural resources projects, from pre-field planning to final report preparation for a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.  Typical responsibilities include personnel management, project management for public and private development projects, and business development.  The Cultural Resources Manager will be responsible for finding and winning work, managing projects, mentoring and managing staff, and growing our cultural resource services.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to achieve efficient, profitable, timely, and technically excellent performance through effective team leadership, mentoring, training, and supervision.  The candidate must be able to demonstrate success in a senior management position (including demonstrable experience managing budgets, schedules, and multiple staff) while having frequent client and agency contact in a decision-making role.

The Cultural Resources Manager’s duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Grow and manage a diverse staff of cultural resources professionals
  • Establish and grow market presence through marketing and business development
  • Take the lead on client coordination, proposals, marketing, staff supervision, and project execution including meeting scope, schedule, budget, and quality standards
  • Manage financial budget for department and allocate resources accordingly
  • Serve as a technical expertise resource to project managers and technical staff
  • Ensure the quality and integrity of the Cultural Resources team’s technical products and the consistency of those products with client and agency standards
  • Supervise, mentor, and support staff in all aspects of their responsibilities, including on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Lead business development efforts and collaborate on and develop strategic growth opportunities
  • Lead and advance the level of technical expertise and performance for the Cultural Resources team
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum four-year degree, Advanced degree (M.A., M.S., PH.D.) in Archaeology, Anthropology, Historic Preservation, Architectural History, Historic Architecture (AIA), Cultural Resource Management, or closely related discipline is preferred.
  • 10 - 15 years of professional experience in cultural resource management in the private and/or agency sectors. 
  • Considerable experience in interviewing, selecting, training, and mentoring staff
  • Fiscal management experience in a leadership role
  • Knowledge of the NHPA Section 106 process and associated federal and state laws and regulations
  • Experience preparing cultural resource sections of NEPA documents
  • Excellent technical writing, technical editing, verbal communication, and public speaking skills
  • Understand project budgets, administration, contracts, and project management responsibilities
  • Has provided QA/QC review of field documents, site forms, and reports
  • Has conducted marketing, business development, client management, and large proposal efforts
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Must have a valid Driver\'s License

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Michael Baker International
Pittsburgh, PA 15219