Michael Baker International Expands Rail & Transit Services with Strategic New Hires

Michael Di Camillo and Paul Michiels Join the Company’s Rail and Transit Team

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Date: October 9, 2014

Michael Baker International recently announced the appointments of Michael Di Camillo, P.E., and Paul Michiels, P.E., to its nationally-ranked design firm. Collectively, their rail and transit expertise will further bolster the Company’s position as a leader and foster the firm’s mission to make a difference in the rail and transit industry and marketplace.

“With the addition of Mr. Di Camillo and Mr. Michiels, we are excited about the prospects for expansion of our railroad and transit services,” stated David Wilcock, Michael Baker International’s National Market Lead for Railroads and Transit.  “Both individuals possess a wealth of knowledge, technical expertise and proven leadership skills that will enhance the Company’s rail and transit capabilities and allow for the even wider delivery of these services across the country.”

As Passenger Facilities Design and Program Management Lead, Michael Di Camillo has over 35 years of extensive senior level experience and leadership in the railroad & transit industry.  Mr. Di Camillo brings a practical approach to the design, maintenance and construction of rail and transit facilities including stations, equipment maintenance facilities and other related infrastructure.  He will be based in Michael Baker International’s Philadelphia, PA office.  Prior to joining the Company, he spent over 31 years with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). At SEPTA, Mr. Di Camillo was involved with numerous high-profile capital facilities projects in southeastern Pennsylvania including: City Hall and 15th Street Station Improvements ($120M); Walnut-Locust, Girard, Spring Garden Stations Improvements ($55M); and the Frankford Transportation Center ($190M).

“It is an honor for me, at this stage in my career, to be a part of a leading company such as Michael Baker International, that is preparing to celebrate its 75 year legacy of delivering major transportation projects across the country,” said Michael Di Camillo.

As Freight Rail Lead, Paul Michiels brings over 27 years of industry experience and will oversee the engineering design services for railway bridges, structures and facilities.  Based out of the Tampa, FL office, Mr. Michiels’ primary responsibilities will include the management, business development, consultation, quality control and quality assurance for railway infrastructure projects. He has performed engineering services in a variety of roles for six of the seven Class I railroads, including short line, regional and commuter railway agencies across the United States. His roles span from in-field services on railroad right-of-way to project management of structures, yards and facility projects.

“To be a part of an industry-leading transportation planning, design and construction management practice at Michael Baker International is very rewarding,” added Paul Michiels. “The collaboration between the firm’s transportation practice leaders and the management teams has been outstanding.”

About Michael Baker International, LLC

Michael Baker International, LLC is a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services which includes planning, architectural, environmental, construction, program management, and full life cycle support services as well as information technology and communications services and solutions. Baker 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.  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. To learn more about Michael Baker International visit: www.mbakerintl.com

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