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 […]

Final Approach: The Story of Blue Ash Summit Park

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Civic | No Comments
Final Approach: The Story of Blue Ash Summit Park

Renderings courtesy of MSA Architects The Cincinnati-Blue Ash Airport never quite took off. Originally opened as the Grisard Airport in 1921, it was one of the first public airports in the country and was considered to be the prime location for the development of what is now the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. However, after failed […]

Schaefer Recruiting Video Wins Telly Award

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in News, Press Release | No Comments
Schaefer Recruiting Video Wins Telly Award

Schaefer’s “Work at Schaefer” video, featured on the Careers page of our website, took home the Bronze Telly Award for Corporate Image. The recruiting and culture focused video led to 30% more resumes submitted and almost 700 minutes of watch time in the two months following its publishing. The Telly Awards, in its 38th year, receives […]

Schaefer Named Finalist in SMPS Marketing Communication Awards

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in News, Press Release | No Comments
Schaefer Named Finalist in SMPS Marketing Communication Awards

Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) named Schaefer a finalist for two of its Marketing Communication Awards categories: Video (External) and Direct-Mail. Schaefer’s marketing team submitted our “Work at Schaefer” video that’s featured on the Careers page of our website. The recruiting and culture focused video led to 30% more resumes submitted and almost 700 minutes […]

Staff Spotlight: Ben Forrest

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Ben Forrest

Even our IT department is growing! Our IT Manager, Ben Forrest, recently started in our Cincinnati office. 1. Favorite thing to do off the clock. I love playing trivia and visiting local restaurants. We have friends that host themed parties (SNL, cartoons, etc.), and those are always a blast. This year we dressed up as Marty and Bobbi […]