JEFFREY BAK, PE
Jeff is the Principal Engineer and is a Partner at SLD. He is a licensed PE in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Vermont. Jeff has worked in the Design and Construction industry for over 25 years. He worked for 15 years as a structural engineer and project manager at Clark Engineering & Surveying, PC. Jeff has competed structural design projects of distinction in the region including the recently unveiled restoration of the skylights and laylights above the senate and assembly stairs at the NYS Capitol, the newly opened environmentally progressive Gateway Building at the SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry Campus in Syracuse, NY, and a soon to be constructed 225 bed dormitory for the SUNY New Paltz Campus.
Over the past several years Jeff has been actively involved in the ASCE Mohawk Hudson Chapter of SEI, the Structural Engineering Institute. He served as Chair of the SEI Chapter in 2010-2011 and has also served as Chair-Elect, Pat-Chair, and Secretary. For the past two years he has been co-chair of the High School Model Bridge Competition, SEI’s main outreach activity with the community, where upward of 100 high school students in the greater capital region design, construct, and test balsa wood bridges for fun, bragging rights and cash prizes. Jeff also serves on the executive steering committee for the Capital District Celebration of Engineer’s Week, and assists with the Mohawk Hudson Section’s annual golf outing to raise funds for ASCE’s annual scholarship awards. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Hudson Mohawk Section named Jeff Bak Engineer of the Year in 2013.
Current and Recent Projects Include
SUNY Albany Dutch Quad Renovations
Proctor's Schenectady Adeline Graham Theatrical Training and Innovation Center
Sidney NYS Police Troop C Headquarters Renovation for Forensics Identification Prototype, Evidence Storage Program
Kirby Episcopal House, Mountain Top, PA Structural Modifications
SUNY New Paltz Bevier Residence Hall Rehabilitation