Justin Pechar | Principal, Director of Structural Engineering

Fonda Primary and Specialty Care

We designed the buildings superstructure with efficiency and economy in mind by selecting a bar joist roof framing system and Chevron braced frames for the lateral force resisting system.

~Justin Pechar

Justin is the Director of Structural Engineering for Hyman Hayes Associates. With over 20 years experience in the field of structural engineering, Justin has provided design and project management for several new construction and renovation projects. In this role Justin is responsible overseeing the structural engineering department at Hyman Hayes Associates. Additional responsibilities include firm wide financial management and project scheduling. Justin has expertise in design and detailing of steel and masonry buildings, and forensic structural investigation and in troubleshooting existing structures. He has diverse project experience including work in healthcare, higher ed, K-12, technology and municipal projects. Justin is passionate about promoting the field of structural engineering and the innovation thereof, through practice, mentoring and presentation opportunities.


Principal, Director of Structural Design
Hyman Hayes Associates
February 2016 - Present
Principal and Licensed P.E., S.E.

Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis Engineering & Surveying, P.C.
June 1997 - February 2016
Previously held positions of Design Engineer, Professional Engineer, Senior Engineer and Associate.


Master of Science Civil Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
MS Civil Engineering

Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering
Union College
BS Civil Engineering


Committee Member for 546 Concrete Repair
American Concrete Institute
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development, distribution and adoption of consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete.

American Institute of Steel Construction
The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), headquartered in Chicago, is a non-partisan, not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry in the United States.

Steel Tube Institute
The Steel Tube Institute was formed in 1930 when a group of manufacturers joined forces to promote and market steel tubing. Their goal was to mount a cooperative effort that would improve manufacturing techniques and inform customers about their products’ utility and versatility.

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(518) 452-3470 Ext. 213