Michael Baker International Reinforces Its Commitment to Client Service in Fast-Growing Texas Region with Two Strategic Hires

Michael Clements, P.E., Construction Services Manager, and Miguel Sanchez, P.E., Senior Project Manager, Join the Firm’s Dallas and San Antonio Offices to Support Transportation Projects

Location: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Date: November 22, 2016

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, announced today that Michael Clements, P.E., and Miguel Sanchez, P.E., have joined the firm’s Dallas and San Antonio offices, respectively. In their new roles, Mr. Clements will manage Michael Baker’s Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) projects in North Texas, working alongside the CEI Practice Lead. Mr. Sanchez will manage transportation projects to better serve the growing Transportation Practice’s client base in South Texas. Both men will support clients’ construction challenges through the implementation of innovative and cost-effective solutions across all project phases.
 
“The additional funding allocated in Texas to expedite transportation projects is indicative of the need for a better and more aligned transportation infrastructure that can stand up to the numbers forecasted for this rapidly growing population,” said Juan Contreras, P.E., Michael Baker Vice President and Regional Director of the Gulf Coast Region. “We are pleased to add Michael and Miguel’s expertise to the team as We Make a Difference in the region with our ability to provide the technology and full spectrum of transportation services to address and solve these pressing challenges.”
 
Mr. Clements brings 21 years of transportation experience in construction, inspection, management, operations and maintenance to his new role at Michael Baker. Most recently, Mr. Clements served as the Assistant Area Engineer for South Tarrant County, responsible for managing a $250 - $500 million construction program. He has worked for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for 16 years, including three years as the Construction Manager for urban and rural highway projects. He also has experience with design-bid-build, comprehensive development agreements and tollway projects including the $117 million, 27.6 mile TxDOT Chisholm Trail Parkway, Section 3A in Fort Worth, Texas.
 
Mr. Sanchez 18 years of transportation experience has been directly tied to roadway design and construction management services for various clients including: TxDOT; Harris County Toll Road Authority; Bexar County; Alamo Regional Mobility Authority; City of San Antonio; Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and various municipal clients throughout South Texas. He also has worked as Project Manager for various TxDOT districts including San Antonio, Austin, Houston, Pharr, Tyler, Lufkin and Dallas.
 
Mr. Clements earned a B.S. degree in engineering technology from Midwestern State University and has completed coursework in nuclear engineering at Texas A&M University. Mr. Sanchez holds a M.B.A. in management from Our Lady of the Lake University, and a B.S. in civil engineering from the UniversitTexas at San Antonio. He also is a member of the South Texas Institute of Transportation Engineers.
 
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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