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10/15/2014:  Stahl Sheaffer supports The Happy Valley Warrior Benefit Challenge (HVWBC) – a grueling workout that tests both the strength capabilities and cardiovascular endurance of the participants. Principal Rod Stahl will compete in the challenge, along with other Stahl Sheaffer employees, and will also host the event on his property in Boalsburg, PA. Last year the event raised over $5,200. Competitors included former professional and collegiate athletes, retired military Special Forces operatives, IRONMAN competitors, as well as local businessmen. This year the goal is $10,000.  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Happy-Valley-Warrior-Benefit-Challenge-HVWBC/223882547787367

9/30/2014:  Jeffery Sheaffer, P.E., Principal, co-presented with two members of Penn State’s Office of Physical Plant at the Eastern Region of Physical Plant Administrator’s (ERAPPA) annual conference last week on the topic of Access and Fall Protection.2014 ERAPPA Presentation Team

9/19/2014:  Thank you to AmeriServ, Eclipse, Gilbane, Forever Broadcasting, Buchanon Ingersoll, and others for helping us generate 95 tickets for the Youth Service Bureau! The kids from the Big Brother/Big Sister and group home programs will get a chance to see Penn State play UMass in Beaver Stadium. If you’re in the area, stop by the YSB tailgate to meet the kids and learn more about being a Big! Click for location.

8/28/2014: Stahl Sheaffer is seeking an experienced Civil Engineering Project Manager with seven or more years of industry experience for our Pittsburgh office. Projects may involve transportation engineering for the oil and gas industry. Visit our CAREERS page for more information.

8/1/2014: Stahl Sheaffer is once again sending local youth image4to see a Penn State game (Sept. 20 vs. Massachusetts). This year we have a co-sponsor, AmeriServ, and we are donating 50 tickets to the Youth Service Bureau. In addition, we are attempting to generate more ticket donations from other individuals and organizations.  Penn State has reduced the group rate for this event to $30 per ticket, and the kids will get a post-game photo on the field. Click here for more information.

7/25/2014: Stahl Sheaffer is pleased to announce the addition of Jessica Bladow, E.I.T. to our Transportation Department. Jessica will be based in our McMurray office as a Designer. She has a B.S. in Civil Engineering with a minor in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. 

7/3/2014: Stahl Sheaffer congratulates Peter Brumberg, IMG_7564P.E., Manager of Building Structures, on his successful completion of Leadership Centre County (LCC). The primary focus of the program is developing leaders who will drive efforts to create a better community in which to live and work. The 10-month program kicks off in September, includes an overnight retreat, and features 7 one-day courses about topics important to the area (History, Human Services, Community Leadership Skills, Government, Education, Arts, Environment), culminating in a closing retreat and graduation in June.

6/30/2014:  Stahl Sheaffer welcomes more new employees! George Dick joins our Land Development Department as a Technician. He has an associate’s degree in Engineering Technology from South Hills School of Business and Technology. Jingan Wang, E.I.T. joins our Transportation Department as a Senior Analyst. He has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, and both a master’s and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering. Carol Hawk, P.E. joins our Transportation Department as a part-time Geotechnical Engineering Technician.  

6/9/2014: Stahl Sheaffer is pleased to welcome Mike Maxwell, P.E., to our team.  Mike joins our State College office in the Bridge Department as a Project Manager. Mike is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a degree in Civil Engineering.  Mike has been working in the building and bridge structural engineering industry for the past ten years.

6/5/2014: Stahl Sheaffer welcomes four new employees!
  • Jonathan Keith, EIT, joins our Transportation Department as a Designer. Jonathan is a University of Georgia graduate with a major in Agricultural Engineering (emphasis in Natural Resource Management).
  • Ben Showers also joins our Transportation Department as a Designer. He is a Penn State graduate with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and a minor in Engineering Mechanics.
  • Andy Gill, our new Designer in Building Structures, has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Penn State.
  • Valerie Lahti, PE, joins our Bridge Structures Department as a Senior Engineer. She has 13 years of engineering experience and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Stahl Sheaffer also welcomes our 2014 interns: Cody Zechman spent 3 years in the Bloomsburg University engineering program; he will transfer to PSU this fall to major in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering. Patrick Fox is a Kent State student in the construction management program and a member of the Army ROTC and the Ohio National Guard. Brendan St. Thomas is a PSU student majoring in Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering. James Dell is a PSU graduate with a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering.  In August he will return to complete his Masters in Geotechnical Engineering. Emily Pate is a civil engineering student and member of the varsity swim team at the University of Delaware.

Stahl Sheaffer congratulates the following employees on their advancement within the firm: Jameson Merrill, a Designer in the Land Development Department, has moved to the Building Structures Department. Troy Morder, a part-time Technician in the Transportation Department, is now a full-time Technician.

6/3/2014: Congratulations to our newly licensed engineers – Charles (Turk) Tabb III, P.E., SIT, and Michael Maloch, P.E., C.B.S.I., who recently passed the Pennsylvania Board’s engineering exam! Mr. Tabb has a B.S. in Civil Engineering Technology from The Pennsylvania College of Technology, and has been employed with Stahl Sheaffer as an E.I.T. designer and surveyor since 2012. Mr. Maloch has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, and has been working as an E.I.T. designer and bridge inspector for Stahl Sheaffer since 2011.

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