Staff Spotlight: Joy Lytle

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Staff Spotlight: Joy Lytle

Joy Lytle joined Schaefer’s Cincinnati, Ohio office as the firm’s business development manager.

Staff Spotlight: Audrey Staursky

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Staff Spotlight: Audrey Staursky

Audrey joins our Cincinnati, Ohio office as a design engineer. She previously interned in our Columbus, Ohio office. 1. Favorite sports and teams. Does Quidditch count? 2. Most prized possession/what you couldn’t live without (outside of family and friends). My Kindle! I love reading and my Kindle lets me bring an entire library with me wherever […]

Staff Spotlight: Kristen Belyea

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Kristen Belyea

Kristen joins our Cincinnati office as a design engineer. 1. Fun fact about yourself. I have a fascination with “world’s largest” things, so I visit them when they’re near where I’m traveling. 2. What is a skill that you don’t have, but wish you did? I really wish I could draw well (other than straight […]

Schaefer Accepts ERChealth Rookie of the Year Award

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Schaefer Accepts ERChealth Rookie of the Year Award

Schaefer partners with ERChealth to offer voluntary programs and education to help team members live healthier lifestyles. For our first year in the program, Schaefer was recognized with the Rookie of the Year Award based on our higher-than-most engagement.

Staff Spotlight: Geoff Ryan

Posted by on Apr 10, 2018 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Geoff Ryan

Geoff joined Schaefer’s Cincinnati office as a modeler in 2012 and has grown his role to coordinate our student workers and manage the office’s logistics + maintenance.

How Much Snow Can My Roof Hold?

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018 in Housing | No Comments
How Much Snow Can My Roof Hold?

The Residential Code of Ohio, which applies to one and two-family homes, shows a map indicating the required snow load. It calls for 20 psf throughout most of Ohio, and 25 psf along a north south strip in the eastern half of the state. The 20 psf load is equivalent to 14 inches of snow at the design density while the 25 psf load is 17 inches.

Certified Structural Engineering Peer Review in Arizona

Posted by on Mar 12, 2018 in News | No Comments
Certified Structural Engineering Peer Review in Arizona

Schaefer Vice President Robert Rogers has been certified as a structural engineering peer reviewer in the state of Arizona. As such, Robert can validate that a project complies with the structural aspects of the building code, eliminating the need for a plan review, for several types of projects such as smaller buildings, tenant fit-outs, etc.

Schaefer Moves Offices to Accommodate Continued Growth

Posted by on Mar 5, 2018 in News | 2 Comments
Schaefer Moves Offices to Accommodate Continued Growth

Schaefer, a 42 year old Cincinnati-based structural engineering firm, announced the relocation of its 50+ local team members to the Midland Building at 537 East Pete Rose Way. The largest purely structural engineering firm in the city, according to the latest Cincinnati Business Courier reporting, has continued to grow in revenue and team members, requiring […]

Staff Spotlight: Zac Balhorn

Posted by on Mar 4, 2018 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Zac Balhorn

Zac Balhorn, Design Engineer, joined Schaefer’s Columbus, Ohio office as a structural engineer.

Staff Spotlight: Chris Barsby, PE, LEED Green Associate

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Chris Barsby, PE, LEED Green Associate

Chris is the newest structural engineer in Schaefer’s Phoenix, Arizona office. 1. Where are you from? I’m from Albany in Western Australia. I moved to the United States in 2000. I chose to live in Phoenix, Arizona because it’s cheap, there’s no snow, summer lasts for six months (pool party yay!) and the beach is only […]