Stacey Thomas Celebrates 3 Years at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis

Stacey Thomas is celebrating her third anniversary at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis this month. Stacey is a Restoration Engineer and provides construction and engineering support on our historic preservation and masonry restoration projects. Stacey is a licensed drone pilot and commands the firm’s new Inspire 2 Drone on projects needing this service. Congratulations, Stacey.

Careers: Now Hiring

Party Chief

Experienced Party Chief for a wide-range of Land Surveying projects including small lots, large boundaries, utility, topographic, highway ROW, road, and bridge surveys.  A minimum of an Associate’s degree in land surveying required.  Candidate must have at least five years of experience in field and office land surveying techniques including knowledge of total station, robotic total station, GPS and mapping in AutoCAD, and MicroStation.  Candidate must possess desire and ability to obtain Land Surveying registration in New York and/or Massachusetts.

Structural Engineers

Structural Engineers with 2 to 4 years experience needed for building projects.  Commercial, educational, medical, and/or industrial building design experience desired.  Bachelor’s degree in engineering required.  Graduate degree in engineering and REVIT experience preferred.  Intern Engineer registration desired.

Project Manager – Civil Engineering

We are seeking a qualified Civil Engineering candidate for a Project Management position.

Candidate must hold a B.S. in Civil Engineering, be licensed in NY, and have at least 10 years of experience in the design of site development projects for a wide range of public and private clients including municipalities and agencies in NY State.  Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D and applicable engineering software is a necessity.

Candidate must possess strong leadership qualities and the ability to manage all aspects of design projects from initial client contact through construction closeout, with responsibility for maintaining quality control of work product, schedule, and oversight of design staff.

Candidate must be able to represent the firm outside the office and provide leadership in expanding our civil engineering segment of services.  Excellent communication skills and experience in presenting projects to the public are required.

This position offers excellent benefits, salary commensurate with experience, and significant growth and ownership potential.  Please send cover letter detailing experience, along with a resume to the contact listed below.

Civil Engineers – Site & Civil Design

Civil Engineer with one to four years experience in the design of site and utility infrastructure projects. Candidate must hold a B.S. in Civil Engineering. Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D and applicable engineering software is a necessity.  Successful candidate will have the ability to work in a team environment on multiple projects.


Candidates for positions listed above contact:  Matthew Yerkey, P.E., 518.406.5506 ext 356 or


Construction Progress: University at Albany ETEC Complex

We’re providing the structural design for an exciting project at the W. Averell Harriman State Office Building campus adjacent to the University at Albany.  Take a look at all that steel!  The $180 million Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex (ETEC) will be the future home of the first-in-the-nation College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland, and Cybersecurity.  We’re so proud to lend our design expertise to such a worthwhile project in our community.

E-Week 2019

Happy Engineers Week! We will be proudly celebrating E-Week at the Capital District’s 39th Anniversary Celebration of National Engineers Week this Thursday and Friday at the Albany Marriott. Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis is proud to a a sponsor of this year’s E-Week celebration. Chris Lesher, P.E., Senior Associate, is assisting with the Model Bridge Competition, and several staff members will also be in attendance throughout the two-day celebration.

National Engineers Week was created in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers and is held to promote the engineering profession. The purpose of this event is to raise public awareness of engineers’ positive contributions to quality of life, promote the importance of a technical education including a high level of math, science and technology literacy among parents, teachers and students, and motivate youth to pursue engineering and related careers to provide a diverse and vigorous engineering workforce. For more information on the Capital District’s E-Week, click here.

Stacey Thomas Attending APTNE Symposium

Stacey Thomas, Restoration Engineer, is attending the Association for Preservation Technology Northeast Chapter’s (APTNE) 2019 Annual Meeting and Symposium in New Jersey on Friday, February 1. This year’s symposium will focus on “Restoring Historic Theaters in the 21st Century” and will feature several presentations and a selection of tours around New Jersey.

Email Out of Service 1/31 – 2/1

Our email will be out of service due to IT upgrades from Thursday afternoon through Friday. If you need to reach us, it is best to call at this time.

Clifton Park – 518.406 5506
Finger Lakes – 315.685 4732

We hope to have email service restored by Friday afternoon.

Thank you for your patience.

Jeff Hodgson Celebrates 13 Years at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis

Jeff Hodgson, P.E., S.E., is celebrating his 13th anniversary at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis this month. Jeff provides the structural design and management of many of the firm’s projects in the educational, industrial, municipal, and healthcare markets. Jeff is a professional engineer licensed in New York, Maine, and Connecticut and holds an SE license in Illinois. Congratulations, Jeff.

Tom Field Celebrates 24 Years at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis

Tom Field, P.E., is celebrating his 24th anniversary at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis this month. As a Senior Associate, Tom manages the firm’s civil engineering projects. Tom is a professionally licensed engineer in New York State. Congratulations, Tom.

Jamie Davis Presenting at Indiana Masonry Day

Jamie Davis, P.E., LEED AP, Principal, is presenting at the Indiana Masonry Day in Indianapolis this week. Jamie will be presenting a progress update of BIM-M (Building Information Modeling for Masonry). Jamie is an affiliate member of The Masonry Society (TMS) Board and a voting member of TMS Committee 402/602, Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures. She is also CD-BIM certified and Chair of the BIM-M Committee for TMS, part of the BIM-M Initiative. The BIM-M Initiative is focused on promoting BIM within the masonry industry. Jamie is a LEED-accredited professional and is licensed in New York and Connecticut.

CANstruction 2019 Sponsors

CANstruction 2019 is officially underway, and this year’s theme is “Disney: If you CAN dream it, you CAN do it!” This is the fifth year we have participated as a Canstruction build team. Over the course of our involvement in Canstruction, Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis has donated over $15,000 in canned food to The Food Pantries for the Capital District. Canstruction Build Day will be held on March 26, and the exhibit will open on March 27 at the New York State Museum in Albany. The fourth floor of the museum will be transformed into a space filled with enormous canned food structures showcasing the talents of local A/E/C firms.

In order to participate in Canstruction, Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis will need to purchase 3,000-5,000 cans of food to complete our CANstructure. Every canned good used to build our structure will be donated directly to The Food Pantries. Thank you to our sponsors:

Sponsor Level





American Iron & Crane, Inc.




Engineered Solutions


Hesnor Engineering Associates





Innovative Computer Concepts Inc./George McFarland


Weston & Sampson




Alpine Environmental Services, Inc.

H2M Architects + Engineers


Stone Bridge Iron & Steel, Inc.

STS Steel

Titan Roofing, Inc.

Be sure to visit our FirstGiving sponsorship page to donate to directly to our team and become a Sponsor. All donations are tax-deductible.

We appreciate your generous sponsorship and your support to help us fight hunger. We hope you will visit the Canstruction exhibit between March 27 through April 10 at the New York State Museum. Be sure to bring a canned good and vote for your favorite CANstructure!