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Senior Designer

Michael Baker International

This is a Contract position in Anchorage, AK posted September 23, 2020.

WHO WE ARE 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.

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.

Michael Baker’s first office in Alaska opened in 1942.

Since then, we have played a key role in some of Alaska’s most renowned infrastructure projects, including groundbreaking projects on the North Slope and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.

We continue to focus on cold regions engineering—pipelines, transportation, hydrology, and geotechnical, and specialty professional services, permitting and regulatory compliance, and GIS and LiDAR mapping.

Michael Baker’s Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska offices are filled with professionals dedicated to meeting the most demanding and complex challenges.

We have designed and managed projects and programs throughout Alaska for 70 years.

SENIOR DESIGNER DESCRIPTION The ideal candidate will have 15 or more years of piping design experience with proficiency in Bentley AutoPLANT software and isometric and orthographic drawing extraction from 3D models and ability to apply industry design codes and standards, common design practices, and engineering principles to develop designs for engineer’s approval.

The candidate will provide leadership within the team, assign tasks to design personnel and provide technical guidance and reviews of completed projects for accuracy.

Job Summary: The Senior Designer will:
•Assist Project Engineers in developing design packages that adhere to client standards, design codes and specifications, and regularly interface with other departments, clients, vendors, project managers and project engineers in order to support production of project deliverables and to resolve conflicting priorities.

•Consult with the engineer or supervisor to evaluate individual project needs and prepare 3D models, isometrics, piping diagrams, pipeline alignment sheets and other details as required for a variety of projects.

•Regularly interface with other departments, project managers, designers and engineers in order to support production of project deliverables and resolve conflicting priorities for a range of projects.

•Become familiar with industry established and client required drafting standards and document delivery systems and be responsible for compiling a well-organized and comprehensive set of design drawings.

•15 years of related experience
•High School Diploma
•NSTC Training a plus
•Proficiency in production of 3D models in Bentley AutoPLANT and extraction of isometric and orthographic drawings
•Ability and willingness to learn and master new software
•Excellent oral and written communications skills
•Good interpersonal and organizational skills and a strong work ethic
•Attention to detail and a high standard for accuracy and quality
•A critical thinker who enjoys problem solving and is a self-motivated individual 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.