PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Michael Baker Jr., Inc., a unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR), announced that Cory Wilder, P.E., of the Company’s Phoenix, Ariz., office, has been appointed vice president and national Pipeline Engineering Practice lead. Previously, he served as assistant vice president, engineering manager for the Pipeline Practice. In this new role, Wilder will be responsible for operational leadership, technical oversight, administrative management and execution of pipeline projects throughout the continental U.S., Alaska and Canada.
“Cory’s 23-plus years of experience in resource and project management, planning, permitting, design, estimating, specifications and construction management on complex pipeline projects will be of real value to our Pipeline Engineering Practice,” said Baker’s Jeff Hill, senior vice president and Operations Committee member. “His proven project leadership skills bode well for the staff members in Baker’s Pipeline Practice, nationwide.”
Wilder obtained both his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and his Master of Science Degree in Arctic Engineering from the University of Alaska. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Alaska and Arizona. He will continue to operate from Baker’s Phoenix, Ariz., office.
Michael Baker Corporation (www.mbakercorp.com) provides engineering, design, planning and construction services for its clients’ most complex challenges worldwide. The firm's primary business areas are architecture, aviation, defense, environmental, geospatial, homeland security, municipal & civil, oil & gas, rail & transit, telecommunications & utilities, transportation, urban development and water. With more than 3,000 employees in over 100 offices across the United States, Baker is focused on creating value by delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for infrastructure and the environment.