Chicago (October 3, 2014) - Michael Baker International has announced the addition of Mark Hoskins, PE, CFM, as Senior Technical Manager to further expand the Water practice in Chicago, Illinois. In this key position, Mr. Hoskins will utilize his 32 years of experience in civil site drainage in the Chicagoland and the Great Lakes region.
“Adding Mark to our team in Chicago is a big step forward for us,” noted Michael Rudinica, P.E., National Market Lead – Water, Michael Baker International. “Mark is a known entity in the water industry in Illinois and he will continue to establish our identity in the marketplace and expand our footprint.”
For more than 70 years, Michael Baker International has been committed to meeting the challenges involved with the assessment, planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of a variety of water and sewer pipelines and facilities. Michael Baker International is ranked #1 in Water Supply by Engineering News-Record in the Mid-Atlantic region and is ranked in the Top 10 in California and the Southeast region.
Mr. Hoskins has worked for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources as a Stormwater Permit Reviewer and serves as an instructor for Certified Floodplain Managers (CFM), having taught several hundred CFMs over the last 11 years. Hoskins has a strong background in education and outreach regarding water and environmental issues and he regularly participates in and helps organize public forums, events and seminars.
“Watershed stewardship outreach to communities and families can be fun, educational and essential to their protection,” said Hoskins. “As a leader in digital watershed mapping, community outreach and innovative stormwater design, Michael Baker International offers access to many talented experts.”
Mr. Hoskins has successfully delivered countless drainage designs, watershed models, floodplain maps, wetland mitigations and hydraulic reports on projects ranging from the simplest to the most complex. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois, Iowa and Maryland. Mr. Hoskins earned his Civil Engineering degree from the University of Connecticut after completing his Biology and Environmental Science degree from Principia College.
About Michael Baker International, LLC
Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility. The diverse capabilities offered through expert teams within the company provide 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 civil 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 over $1 billion in annual revenue, Michael Baker International has more than 5,000 employees in over 90 offices located across the U.S. and internationally, and is ranked as the 26th largest design firm in the U.S. by McGraw Hill’s Engineering News-Record. www.mbakerintl.com.