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 […]

Schaefer Ranked as a Top Structural Engineering Firm in Arizona

Posted by on Feb 15, 2018 in News | No Comments
Schaefer Ranked as a Top Structural Engineering Firm in Arizona

Schaefer has been named the fourth best structural engineering firm in Phoenix, Arizona, according to 2018’s Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business.

Staff Spotlight: 2018 Promotions + Achievements

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: 2018 Promotions + Achievements

As Schaefer strives to lead the field, we must celebrate the accomplishments of our team and the individuals within it. 2017 was a year for development and hard work. While several team members were recognized internally, we’ve included a few notable movers. Adam Knaack, PhD, PE, SE obtained his Structural Engineering (SE) license and was promoted […]

Greg Riley Honored with ACI Distinguished Service Award

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in News | No Comments
Greg Riley Honored with ACI Distinguished Service Award

Allied Construction Industries (ACI) recognized Schaefer President Greg Riley with its Distinguished Service Award for his work with the organization.

Mentorship at Schaefer [VIDEO]

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Mentorship at Schaefer [VIDEO]

Schaefer team members spend up to three years in an individualized mentorship program to support their growth and success in our field. Watch to hear how three of our Cincinnati structural engineers – Kyle (team leader), Mike (mentor) and Rachel (mentee) – have built their mentorship relationship.