Michael Baker International Recognized as a 2017 Great Place to Work®

Employee feedback ranks firm with best-in-class companies for second consecutive year

Pittsburgh (September 19, 2017) - Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, was certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work® for the second consecutive year. The company earned this credential based on the exemplary ratings provided by its team members in an anonymous survey.
Great Place to Work is a recognition program that conducts the largest workplace culture study in the world, with 6,000 companies participating. The process includes the distribution of a workplace satisfaction survey to randomly selected employees and the analysis of their responses benchmarked against the best company workplaces.  
“Michael Baker International’s Culture of Excellence recognizes our employees as our most valuable resource and what differentiates us in serving our clients,” said Brian A. Lutes, Chief Executive Officer. “By providing a work environment that supports passion, collaboration and innovation, our employees are empowered to push the boundaries on what is possible and deliver what is exceptional for our clients and the communities we serve. This enables us to further ensure ‘We Make a Difference’ in our workplace and with our clients.”
Michael Baker International employees completed 1,120 surveys, resulting in a 90 percent confidence level and a margin of error of ± 1.97. According to the study, 94 percent of Michael Baker team members take great pride in working at the company, 93 percent believe the company has a great work atmosphere and 89 percent feel challenged by their work. Michael Baker also received high engagement rankings in categories that identified the following: great bosses, great rewards, and ample resources and tools provided, among other key attributes.
The complete summary of Michael Baker’s ratings can be found here.
"We applaud Michael Baker International for seeking certification and releasing its employees' feedback," said Kim Peters, Executive Vice President of Great Place to Work's Certification Program. "These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees' trust and create a great workplace - critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Michael Baker International should take into account as an indicator of high performance."

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.
About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists

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