amazing individuals, great company, incredible work

Chris Harper, PE, SE
Southwest Region Leader | Principal


University of Nevada, Reno

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering


Proven design leadership in commercial, industrial, office, mixed-use, sports arenas + mid-high rise structures

Specialization in unique steel structures, including hangers + pedestrian bridges

20+ of engineering experience

Joined Schaefer in 2019


Understanding Structurally Engineered Design Minimizes Setbacks, Construction Superintendent Magazine


Structural Engineers Association of Arizona

Structural Engineers Emergency Response

what book have you found to be the most helpful to your career?

To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design by Henry Petroski

why did you choose to join schaefer?

I joined Schaefer in order to bring together my extensive local and national experience with the people, resources and most importantly, the value system I found here.

Chris Harper PE, SE Senior Project Manager Phoenix Office Schaefer
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