NEWARK, N.J. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 7, 2011 — Michael Baker Jr., Inc., a unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE Amex:BKR), has been awarded an enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) technical services contract from the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA). Under the contract, Baker will develop both mobile and web-based utility asset management systems, provide GIS mapping, GIS system architecture, application development, database support, and field data collection to enhance NJTA’s existing web-based GIS portal. Work on the project will commence in December 2011.
Baker’s Tom Tiner, project manager, said, “Our GIT team is excited to begin working on this project as it will provide an opportunity to build upon our previous application development efforts and extends our important relationship with NJTA. The rapidly expanding mobile device market is a primary strategic growth area for Baker and this contract provides an opportunity to further demonstrate our GIS knowledge and skills.”
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 3,250 employees in nearly 110 offices across the United States, Baker is focused on creating value by delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for infrastructure and the environment.
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