About Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis

Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis Engineering & Surveying, D.P.C., is one of the largest woman-owned engineering firms in Upstate New York. We provide services to architects, engineers, developers, and private and public owners.

Founded in 1973, we maintain a staff of nearly 40 in two offices across New York State. We have both the technical ability and desire to work with both project partners and owners to develop specific solutions to diverse challenges, economic limitations and time constraints during the life-cycle of a project.

Our Capabilities

  • Structural Engineering

    At Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis, we rely on our creativity and expertise to meet each engineering challenge. Our experienced engineers collaborate with our clients from conception to completion of each and every project.
  • Civil Engineering

    Our civil engineering experience is broad based and extensive, and our clients benefit from our collective knowledge.  We provide a complete range of services that will take your project from the planning stage right through to final construction inspection and certification.

    Our projects include site grading and drainage systems, street and utility infrastructure, water and wastewater systems and solid waste facilities

  • Surveying & Underground utility location

    Our approach to land surveying is focused on collecting the data required for the engineering design of construction projects.  This means that our survey maps are detailed, accurate and easily integrated into the engineering design and drawing software.

  • Investigation & Inspection

    As Special Inspectors we work closely with testing agencies to provide timely, comprehensive inspections for each project. We use our expertise of the project’s structural design to provide knowledgeable inspection of all types of building materials.

  • Renovation, Repair & Restoration

    Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis specializes in the repair and restoration of masonry, concrete, wood, and steel structures. As such, we provide a complete range of structural engineering services related to the building envelope.

  • Historic Preservation

    Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis offers a complete range of structural restoration services including nondestructive testing, investigations, state-of-the-art masonry restorations, timber rehabilitation, and renovations of historic structures.
  • Contractor Support Services

    As Engineers, we understand that responding to technically diverse problems, economic limitations and challenging time restraints is crucial on any construction projects.

  • Non-destructive Testing

    We use non-destructive testing wherever possible on projects to minimize destructive removals. Testing needs are developed as the field survey proceeds. We work to find the appropriate engineering properties of in-situ materials rather than relying on historical data.

careers

Land Surveyor

We are seeking a qualified Land Surveyor.

We currently have an opening for an experienced surveyor 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. Candidate must possess desire to obtain Land Surveying registration in New York.

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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.

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Our Work

Life Sciences Center

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING / DESIGN

Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis provided the structural design for the new $93 million Life Sciences Center on the campus of Dartmouth College. 

RB|CD News

Oberdorf Gains UAV Certification

Congratulations to Kyle Oberdorf, one of our Professional Engineers. Kyle has recently become an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) operator, certified through the FAA, and has passed the Remote Pilot In Command certification exam required by the FAA. 

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Staff Anniversaries

Congratulations to the staff celebrating anniversaries this month at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis.

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RBCD and ACEC New York

We're proud to announce that several of our staff members will serve in leadership or committee roles starting August 1 for the 2020-21 term for the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC NY).

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