Jim + Greg on Their Leadership Transition [VIDEO]

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017 in News | 2 Comments
Jim + Greg on Their Leadership Transition [VIDEO]

Video of Jim Miller announcing Greg Riley as Schaefer’s new president.

Schaefer Appoints New President

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in News, Staff | No Comments
Schaefer Appoints New President

Effective August 31, 2017, Greg Riley, PE, SE is Schaefer’s new president. Greg, a professional structural engineer at Schaefer for the past 22 years, started with the firm after college and accepted leadership roles as team leader, operations leader and vice president before attaining the nomination as the firm’s next president. Jim Miller, PE, SE, […]

Staff Spotlight: Ryan Konst, PE, CPSM

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Ryan Konst, PE, CPSM

Ten questions with Schaefer’s Executive Vice President, Ryan Konst, PE, CPSM

Staff Spotlight: Robert Rogers, PE, SE

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Staff Spotlight: Robert Rogers, PE, SE

Ten questions with Schaefer Vice President, Robert Rogers.

Staff Spotlight: Greg Riley, PE, SE

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Staff Spotlight: Greg Riley, PE, SE

Ten questions with Greg Riley, Schaefer’s newest president.

Staff Spotlight: Sally Wehrman

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Staff Spotlight: Sally Wehrman

Ten questions with Schaefer’s Vice President, Human Resources, Sally Wehrman.

Creative Canstruction Design Earns Structural Ingenuity Award

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in Outreach | No Comments
Creative Canstruction Design Earns Structural Ingenuity Award

Schaefer’s Phoenix office, a part of the DWL Architects + Planners and Sundt Construction, Inc. Phoenix Canstruction team, took home the Structural Ingenuity Award for their “Rise Up Against Hunger” structure. The award is judged on innovative structural design, shown through complexity and stability, but also must score well in categories that almost all of […]

Staff Spotlight: Chris Buckreus, PE

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Chris Buckreus, PE

Welcome to our Cincinnati office, Chris! He’s one of Schaefer’s newest project managers. 1. What inspired you to pursue structural engineering? Legos, Lincoln Logs and NASA, not necessarily in that order. My childhood had many hours “wasted” building, taking apart, and re-building Legos and Lincoln logs – I think that’s where my love of architecture and […]

Staff Spotlight: Larry Paxton, PE

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Larry Paxton, PE

Ten questions with Larry Paxton, PE, Schaefer Columbus’ newest project manager.

Accommodating Shrinkage in Multi-Story Wood-Frame Structures

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Outreach | No Comments
Accommodating Shrinkage in Multi-Story Wood-Frame Structures

Originally published on the WoodWorks website In wood-frame buildings of three or more stories, cumulative shrinkage can be significant and have an impact on the function and performance of finishes, openings, mechanical/electrical/plumbing (MEP) systems, and structural connections. However, as more designers look to wood-frame construction to improve the cost and sustainability of their mid-rise projects, […]