Sallyport Global Land Development Manager in Palm Desert, California

WHO WE ARE 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.

LAND DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE Through an integrated approach to all stages of land development, Michael Baker guides clients through the entire life cycle of a project, from due diligence, initial site planning, and entitlement approvals to final engineering, construction management and surveying. Engineering integrated with in-house planning and surveying excellence and combined with a commitment to achieving clients’ strategic goals, results in quality service and project delivery in a timely and cost-effective manner. Our skilled professionals can assist with any task on a wide range of project types, including commercial and retail developments, industrial and office parks, educational and governmental facilities, housing developments, public infrastructure, and mining facilities. We understand that land development engineering for commercial, residential, and public uses requires a cost-effective, schedule-driven approach; we know that, to our clients, time is money.

DESCRIPTION The successful candidate will be joining our growing Land Development organization in Palm Desert, California. This group has a focus on thoughtful, innovative, and efficient solutions to design challenges on a variety of Commercial, Industrial and Residential land development projects. Expectations of the position are to manage and lead the land development department in the Palm Desert office including but not limited to: •Lead project design teams and mentoring new staff. •Proposal preparation, presentation and project execution •Marketing and client development activities with established NWA goals. •Interaction with both internal and external clients to ensure project delivery and client satisfaction •Resource management

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS •Minimum of 15 years of Civil Land Development experience with increasing levels of responsibility •Professional Engineer (PE) license or the ability to obtain reciprocity from another state within 1 year •Knowledge of regulatory issues and key players in the Southern California market. •Strong track record of overseeing successful delivery of projects that include land planning and feasibility, site design, site grading, earthwork balance, drainage, utilities, sanitary collection and water distribution systems, storm water management, erosion and sediment control designs/plans •Strong relationships with local agencies •Demonstrated supervisor/mentoring skills •Strong proposal writing and presentation skills •Entrepreneurial spirit to grow our Land Development practice in the Palm Desert area market •Strong engineering judgment with strong design background in Land Development •Excellent written and verbal communication skills, public speaking ability, and problem-solving skills •Capability to work in a dynamic environment and conduct multi-tasking efforts •Drive to be a leader in the company and in the professional community •Willingness to travel for other Land Development opportunities, or lead other projects in between opportunities •Familiarity with permit application development and coordination for federal, state and local agencies. •You’ll be knowledgeable in water quality management, LID and NPDES requirements. •You’ll have experience participating at local municipal meetings, coordinating with other project professionals, meeting with clients, and meeting/negotiating with various permit agencies.

Title: Land Development Manager

Location: CA-Palm Desert

Requisition ID: 180901