Staff Spotlight: My Trip to Colombia

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Civic, Outreach, Staff | 2 Comments
Staff Spotlight: My Trip to Colombia

Schaefer structural engineer, Bernie Kooi, recounts his experience providing structural assessments in Colombia.

Race to the Finish: My Experience as a Schaefer Co-op Student

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Hometowns, Outreach, Staff | No Comments
Race to the Finish: My Experience as a Schaefer Co-op Student

One month into my co-op at Schaefer, I was asked to do something way beyond my comfort zone: run the Flying Pig 4-Person Relay. Of course, trying to impress my team members, I confidently agreed with a smile on my face and continued back to my desk before anyone could hear my pounding heart. I […]

Staff Spotlight: Nathan Baugh, CPA

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Nathan Baugh, CPA

Nathan, our new controller, has joined our Cincinnati office. 1. Why did you choose to join Schaefer? The first two things that attracted me to Schaefer were the people and the work. The culture is very inviting and a comfortable place to be. Additionally, instead of just fulfilling the role as “the numbers guy” who […]

Staff Spotlight: Mike Brandes

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Mike Brandes

We welcome Mike as a new structural engineer in our Cincinnati office. 1. Where are you from? I grew up in Kendall Park, New Jersey. 2. Favorite thing to do off the clock. Sail. 3. What would you do with $1 million? I would pay off my school debt and give my parents the money […]

SMPS Merit Award Winner for Schaefer Marketing Initiatives

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in News, Outreach | No Comments
SMPS Merit Award Winner for Schaefer Marketing Initiatives

Schaefer took home two Merit Awards at Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Build Business Evening of Excellence. The two initiatives, Direct-Mail and Video, were announced as SMPS Marketing Communication Awards finalists in their categories in May 2017. We submitted our “Work at Schaefer” video that’s featured on the Careers page of our website. The recruiting and culture focused […]

Ed’s Next Adventure

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017 in Staff | 2 Comments
Ed’s Next Adventure

This week, Schaefer says goodbye to one of our most tenured employees, Ed Schwieter. For the past 32 years, Ed has been an integral part of the Schaefer team. Joining Schaefer in 1985 as a production engineer with a few years of experience, he rose through the ranks leading projects and teams until becoming vice […]

Schaefer Phoenix Expands to New Office

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Hometowns, News, Press Release | 2 Comments
Schaefer Phoenix Expands to New Office

Just one year after opening a Phoenix office, Schaefer’s team has relocated to a new space in the Midtown neighborhood. Originally one structural engineer with an entrepreneurial spirit, Schaefer’s Phoenix office has tripled, requiring a larger space for the current team members and for future new hires. “We’re excited about this move. We always knew […]

What’s the Difference Between Designing Structures in Ohio vs. Arizona?

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Hometowns, News | No Comments
What’s the Difference Between Designing Structures in Ohio vs. Arizona?

Phoenix vs. Cincinnati/Columbus Structural Engineering Different parts of the country have special nuances to consider when designing buildings. For instance, if the project is in California, it will most likely require high seismic analysis and design due to the higher likelihood of an earthquake. Or if the project is along the Florida coastline, it will […]

Staff Spotlight: Jared Clifton

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Jared Clifton

Jared recently joined our Columbus office as a modeler. 1. If you weren’t in this profession, what would you be? I would be a physical therapist. I am very interested in healing the human body and helping others get stronger. 2. What are your hobbies? My hobbies are powerlifting and sampling new craft beers. 3. […]

Staff Spotlight: Taylor Norman, PE

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Taylor Norman, PE

A new addition to our newest office! We welcome Taylor to our Phoenix team. 1. Why did you choose to join Schaefer? The combination of high quality structural designs as well as a focus on a positive work environment drew me to Schaefer. 2. If you could design a structure anywhere in the world, where […]