Michael Baker International Hires Joseph Carrizales to Help Drive Growth in Texas Transportation Practice

Senior Project Manager to lead new business opportunities and manage projects in Central Texas

Austin, Texas (May 4, 2017) - Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, announced today that Joseph Carrizales, P.E., has joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager in the Transportation Practice. Based in Michael Baker’s Austin, Texas, office, Mr. Carrizales will lead new business opportunities and manage projects in the Central Texas region.  
In this role, Mr. Carrizales will draw upon his more than 30 years of experience planning and designing transportation facilities for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). While at TxDOT, Mr. Carrizales worked with the Federal Highway Administration, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, local counties and cities, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, and TxDOT’s Area and Division Offices.
“The addition of Joseph to our Texas transportation team strategically aligns Michael Baker to pursue new opportunities and better serve our clients,” said Juan Contreras, P.E., Senior Vice President and Regional Director for Michael Baker’s Gulf Coast Region. “He understands the importance of transportation improvements to keep pace with the growing population, and will help Michael Baker demonstrate that We Make a Difference through added value and successful project delivery to our clients.”
Throughout his career, Mr. Carrizales has been responsible for the development of a number of high-profile projects across the state, including environmental clearance for several projects, including: IH 35, SH 130, US183A, SH 45 North, Loop 1 North, US 290 East and West, FM 110, SH 71 East, US 290/SH 71, FM 734, RM 2222, RM 2244 and Loop 1/US 183.
Mr. Carrizales earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
About Michael Baker International

Michael Baker International is a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services, which include planning, architectural, environmental, construction, program management, and full life-cycle support services as well as information technology and communications services and solutions. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions in support of U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients.  Michael Baker International has more than 6,000 employees in more than 90 locations across the U.S. and internationally. To learn more, visit www.mbakerintl.com.

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