Member News 6.14.21

Posted By: Andrew Heidtke Member News,

raSmith is pleased to announce that Paul Schafer has been named director of construction services and Pat Zimmer has been named assistant director. Read the full press release below:

"raSmith, a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm – Brookfield, Wis., has promoted Paul Schafer to director of construction services, effective July 1. Schafer has 10 years of experience at raSmith, the last five as assistant director. He has more than 21 years of experience in the industry, serving state and local government clients throughout southern Wisconsin.

Schafer will maintain his close working relationships with the clients he regularly serves as their primary contact. As director he will lead raSmith’s construction services team of 30+ engineers, technicians, and field personnel who provide construction oversight for private, municipal, and Wisconsin Department of Transportation construction projects. Schafer has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Platteville. He is a registered engineer in the state of Wisconsin.

Schafer will continue to work closely with Pat Zimmer, current division director, as part of the planned leadership transition. As assistant director, Zimmer will continue to work directly with his clients and maintain those relationships. He has held the director role at raSmith for 33 years and has a total of 39 years of experience in the industry.

About raSmith

raSmith is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm comprising civil engineers, structural engineers, land surveyors, development managers, landscape architects, and ecologists. Our services are focused on our public and private sector client needs in design and construction including land development, site planning and design, structural engineering, municipal engineering, transportation and traffic, surveying, construction services, and geographic information systems (GIS). We work on projects nationwide from our seven locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, and California."