Eric E. Dahl, P.E.



  • B.Sc. magna cum laude, Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
  • M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

Career Synopsis

Upon completing his graduate degree at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Eric joined Geiger Engineers as a Design Engineer in 2009. He became Associate in the firm in 2016 and a principal in 2022. Eric has managed and worked on a number of challenging and successful projects.

Project Experience

Long-Span Structures, Sports and Recreation Facilities
Project Manager for: 
  • Macon Centreplex Coliseum, New Center Hung Scoreboard – Roof Structural Review, Macon, GA 
  • JMA Wireless Dome (formerly Carrier Dome at Syracuse University), Syracuse, NY
  • Titletown Ariens Hill Pavilion, Wood Deck and Additional Services, Green Bay, WI   
  • USTA Broadcast building, National Tennis Center, New York, NY
Project Engineer for:
  • Fair Park Coliseum, Roof Rigging Evaluation, Dallas, TX 
  • Credit One Stadium Renovation, Daniel Island Tennis Center, Charleston, SC
  • CityPark (St. Louis MLS Stadium, Construction engineering, St. Louis, MO
  • Icahn Stadium, Structural Inspection, New York, NY
  • Syracuse University Stadium (aka Carrier Dome) New Roof, Syracuse, NY
  • USTA New Armstrong Stadium, Structure & Mechanization, New York, NY
  • U.S. Bank Stadium, Prefabricated Wall Panels, Minneapolis, MN
  • Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Terminal Expansion, Cable Truss Erection Engineering, Greer, SC
  • North Charleston Coliseum Addition, North Charleston, SC
  • USTA Stadium Renovations, National Tennis Center, New York, NY
  • USTA West Campus Improvements, National Tennis Center, New York, NY
  • Miami Zoo Amphitheater Roof, Miami, FL
  • Bicentennial Center Arena - Roof Reinforcing and Rigging Grid, Salina, KS
  • Bill Snyder Family Stadium Expansion, Construction Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Design Engineer for:
  • Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Enclosure Study, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Honolulu Rail Transit (HART) Project, Station Platform Canopies, Honolulu, HI
  • BC Place Stadium Revitalization, New Retractable Roof, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • MetLife Stadium, Outdoor sign foundations, Meadowlands Sports Complex, E. Rutherford, NJ
  • Joyce Center seating review, Purcell Pavilion Expansion, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
Special Projects
  • JMA Wireless Dome Signage, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • Sound System Array Structures, 49'ers Stadium, Santa Clara, CA
  • Sound System Array Structures, Baylor University Stadium, Waco, TX
  • Roof Sound System Hoists, BC Place Stadium Revitalization, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • New LED Scoreboard, Ferrell Center, Baylor University, Waco, TX
  • Sky Ride foundation design, Meadowlands State Fair, E. Rutherford, NJ
  • Permanent and temporary video boards for U.S. Open, USTA National Tennis Center, New York, NY
  • Anchoring and rigging for large outdoor banner, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.
Entertainment Projects
  • Electric Zoo, review of stage structure, New York, NY
  • Brookyln Mirage, design of outdoor structures, New York, NY
  • NBC's Million Second Quiz, review of outdoor structures, New York, NY
  • Passion Hand Sculpture, Passion 2012 Conference, Atlanta, GA
  • 150th Cinco de Mayo Celebration, outdoor stage, Puebla, Mexico
  • Stage review for 2012 U.S. Open, USTA National Tennis Center, New York, NY
  • King Kong, Rigging and gantry systems, Melbourne, Australia
  • Times of India Film Awards, Rigging Evaluation, BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Fly winch and rigging evaluation, Super Bowl XLV, Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, TX
  • Rigging evaluation, 2011 Pan American Games, Omnilife Stadium, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Stage review for 2011 MLB playoffs, Yankee Stadium, New York, NY
Structural Peer Reviews
  • Las Vegas NFL Stadium, Structural Peer Review, Las Vegas, NV 
  • Orlando Performing Arts Center, Orlando, FL
  • Pinnacle Bank Arena Parking Structure, Precast review, Lincoln, NE
  • Harbor Center Foundations, Buffalo, NY

Professional Societies

  • Member, American Institute of Steel Construction

Honor Societies

  • Chi Epsilon
  • Tau Beta Pi

Professional Registration

  • P.E.: New York, Florida, Missouri

Academic Awards

  • Rensselaer Leadership Award
  • Rensselaer Medal
  • Moles Award for Potential in Project Management
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