Stephen G. Hayduk, P.E.

Stephen G. Hayduk, P.E.2019-01-25T23:12:03+00:00

principalMr. Hayduk has over 40 years of experience in the fields of civil and sanitary engineering and project management. Licensed as a professional engineer in the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Maryland, his experience is diversified and his stature as a leader in the engineering community is widely recognized.

A graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology with high honors, Mr. Hayduk has received several notable awards throughout his career, including:

  • Humanitarian Award – Guide Dog Foundation, 1996
  • Chapter Achievement Award – NY Water Environment Association, 1994
  • Engineer of the Year 1994 – Long Island Branch, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Citizen of the Year 1992 – Suffolk County Chapter, New York State Society of Professional Engineers
  • Small Business Advocate – Long Island Association, 1991
  • Man of the Year 1991 – Village Times, Village Beacon and Port Times
  • Engineer of the Year 1990-91 – Suffolk County Chapter, New York State Society of Professional Engineers
  • Young Engineer of the Year, 1984 – New York State Society of Professional Engineers (State level award)
  • Young Engineer of the Year, 1984 – Suffolk County Chapter, New York State Society of Professional Engineers

Prior to forming Hayduk Engineering, Mr. Hayduk gained his early experience in the engineering department of a large suburb of Rochester, New York, and later in the employ of two other consulting firms, where he rose to the position of Chief Engineer of a 75 employee firm. Concurrently, he shared his experience with others through his position as an adjunct instructor at Suffolk County Community College, teaching courses in the Engineering Technology Division for five years.

Mr. Hayduk’s experience is extensive and diversified, having served clients in eight states on projects ranging from small drainage studies to town wide flood control programs; from individual septic systems to federally funded multi-million gallon per day wastewater treatment facilities; from individual building and site plan designs to multi-family housing developments incorporating several hundreds of units; from simple parking lots to entire subdivision roadway networks; from small individual building inspections and reports to complex analyses and the writing of standard specifications for entire town and county construction programs. He has served as an expert witness in various courts.

For five years, Mr. Hayduk served as the Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Public Works, directing and overseeing this department comprised of over 900 employees including professional engineers, architects, accountants, inspectors, and construction, operating and administrative personnel. The department had an annual operating budget of $160 Million and an annual capital budget of $60 Million. In this position, he was responsible for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of: Highways, Bridges, Waterways, the Shinnecock Canal, Buildings, Sanitary Sewer Districts, Public Transit (bus system), Space Management, Power Plants, and all other County public works related facilities. He was also in charge of Vector Control (mosquitoes), County Fleet Maintenance, Hazardous & Toxic Waste Removal, the County Print Shop, and other support functions. His service with the County also included the following responsibilities:

  • S.C. Sewer Agency – Chairman
  • S.C. Dredging Projects Screening Committee – Chairman
  • S.C. Space Management Steering Committee – Chairman
  • Long Island Regional Planning Board – Member

A person committed to professional and community service, Mr. Hayduk has belonged to several noteworthy organizations and has held several positions including:

  • American Society of Civil Engineers, Member
  • American Consulting Engineers Council, Member
  • Water Environment Federation, Member
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
    • President, Suffolk Chapter 1983-1984
    • Chairman, NYSSPE Professional Engineers in Private Practice 1983-1987
    • Various Committee Chairmanships
  • Engineers Week Joint Committee, Co-Chairman, 1983-1984 (founder)
  • NYS County Highway Superintendent’s Association, Member 1992 – 1997
  • Suffolk County Highway Superintendent’s Association, Honorary Chairman, 1992 – 1997
  • American Public Works Association, Member
  • Suffolk County Private Industry Council, Member 1990 – 1995
  • Long Island Association, Energy & Environment Committee, Member 1997 – 1999
  • L.I. Regional Planning Board, Member 1992-1997
  • Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), Clean Energy Advisory Panel, Member 1998 – 2000

Mr. Hayduk is well known for his role in the development and construction of the Suffolk County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, wherein he served as:

  • Executive Director of the Suffolk County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission
  • Co-Chairman of the Site and Design Selection Committee
  • Engineer in charge of design and construction

He is credited as being the person most responsible for the creation of this landmark monument on Bald Hill in Farmingville, NY. He later organized a reunion committee for the 57th Assault Helicopter Company (the “Gladiators,” his U.S. Army unit in Vietnam) and has held eight reunions of this group of combat aviators over the past sixteen years. He is a decorated Vietnam veteran and is the father of five sons.