Founded by Tamara Baker and based in Jacksonville, FL, Baker Design Build is a trusted firm for design build, engineering, and construction in the Southeast and Texas

Our award-winning design build, engineering, and construction firm has grown to over 20 dedicated professionals representing over 100 years of combined experience to provide smart engineering and sustainable construction solutions for your projects. Our team of experts offer the following services:

  • Design Build
  • Structural Engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Construction 
  • General Contracting 
  • Construction Management
  • Threshold Inspections
  • GPR (Ground Penetrating Radar)
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Shoring & Re-Shoring
  • Condominium Milestone Inspections (Senate Bill 4D Inspections)

We collaborate and welcome strategic partnerships to supplement our project teams. We have a broad geographic reach with local contacts for additional manpower, equipment, or specialized expertise and skills as a significant value-added benefit to our clients. Our client base includes these industries::

  • Federal
  • Municipal
  • Commercial
  • Transportation 

“Our goal is to deliver unparalleled quality, the highest level of customer service and satisfaction, and superior results using best practices that solve challenges and uncover new opportunities to each client.”

CEO – Tamara Baker, PE, SI, CGC, PhD

Message from our CEO

“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier…”

 ~ Mother Teresa

Baker Design Build has experienced tremendous growth over the past year. I don’t have to tell any business owner or entrepreneur about the monumental challenge of running a successful organization. I count my blessings each day because I am surrounded by a phenomenal group of intelligent, dedicated professionals who most definitely are part of our success equation. Together, we have built a sustainable firm our clients trust to complete their engineering and construction projects.

As we move forward with over 20 employees and growing, my message and marching orders are simple. Focus on our clients; empower and support our amazing employees; constantly learn so that we remain at the top of our game to deliver unparalleled value to those we serve.

Tamara G. Baker, PE, SI, CGC, PhD
Chief Executive Officer

CREDENTIALS

Professional Licenses
Baker Consulting & Engineering LLC

  • Licensed Professional Engineer
    (FL, AL, GA, LA, NY, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA)
  • Certified General Contractor
    FL – CGC1529326
  • Certified Underground Utility Contractor
    FL – CUC1225571

Minority Designations
Baker Consulting & Engineering LLC

  • Woman-owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Woman-owned Business Enterprise (WBE)
  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
  • Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • Jacksonville Small Emerging Business (JSEB)
  • Duval County Public Schools – Office of Economic Opportunity (DCPS-OEO)
  • Jacksonville Transportation Authority – Local Small Business Enterprise (JTA-LSBE)
  • Woman-owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

Safety Certifications

  • OSHA
  • LEED
  • ECATS
  • CUC
  • CQCM

FDOT Minority Certifications
Baker Consulting & Engineering LLC

  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • Small Business Enterprise (SBE)

FDOT Design Pre-qualifications
Baker Consulting & Engineering LLC

  • 3.1 Minor Highway Design
  • 4.1.1 Miscellaneous Structures
  • 7.1 Signing, Pavement Marking & Channelization
  • 13.6 Land Planning/Engineering

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2006 Engineer of Record for the City of Jacksonville Historic Preservation Award for the Brewster Hospital, Jacksonville’s First African American Hospital
  • 2008 Recipient of the First Coast Remodelers Awards Commercial Historic Restoration for Baker Klein Engineering Office Building in Historic Springfield
  • 2009 Recipient and Engineer of Record for the City of Jacksonville Historic Preservation Award for the rehabilitation of 143 West 6th Street
  • 2010 Engineer of Record for the First Coast Remodelers Awards Residential Addition and Renovation in the $500,000 and Up Category
  • 2012 Recipient and Engineer of Record for the City of Jacksonville Historic Preservation for the 2012 ABC Merit Award Engineer of Record for the renovation of Collins Hall at Florida School for the Deaf and Blind
  • Rehabilitation of 317 East 6th Street
  • 2013 Engineer of Record for the City of Jacksonville Historic Preservation Award for the Commercial Rehabilitation of 1342 North Laura Street
  • 2013 Engineer of Record for the City of Jacksonville Historic Preservation Award for the Commercial Rehabilitation of 2111 North Liberty Street
  • 2013 Engineer of Record for the City of Jacksonville Historic Preservation Award for the “Great Save” Rehabilitation and Relocation of the Historic Beaches Chapel
  • 2015 ABC’s Project of the Year – Jessie Ball DuPont Center – Performed Threshold Inspection Services
  • 2015 Jacksonville Business Journal Engineering List of Fastest Growing Engineering Companies
  • 2016 Ranked #1 on the Florida Fast 100 list (published by the Florida business journals)
  • 2016 Jacksonville Business Journal List of Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies (#7)
  • 2018 ABC Excellence in Construction Award Martin Luther King Jr. Historic District (Atlanta)
    Historic Restoration Project

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