Stahl Sheaffer Engineering strives to exceed our clients’ expectations with a focus on continuous improvement and a culture of putting people first.
Stahl Sheaffer Engineering, LLC (Stahl Sheaffer) is a multi-discipline civil/structural engineering firm that has been providing structural and site engineering services since 2006. The firm has grown steadily from a two-person company in 2006 to an ENR Top 500 Design Firm that employs 170 people across nine locations in three states.
“It is the policy of Stahl Sheaffer Engineering, LLC to provide quality work, services, and products in the field of Civil Engineering. The Company will provide:
- Customer-Focused Excellence: We are committed to provide products and services that meet customer requirements and exceed their expectations.
- People First: We are committed to creating a productive and challenging work environment that encourages employee involvement and teamwork, and provides opportunities for personal and professional advancement.
- Integration of Technology: We are committed to integration of technology into our work to enhance productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness.
- Public Responsibility: We are committed to honesty, accountability, and responsibility in all aspects of our work serving the public.
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Mr. Rod Stahl, P.E. | Principal, Land Development & Construction Inspection
Mr. Stahl, P.E. graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in PA and NY. He leads efforts related to municipal engineering, construction management, and civil/site engineering. Mr. Stahl previously worked in Baltimore, MD; Irvine, CA; and Harrisburg, PA as a Project Engineer and Designer on a variety of construction projects. He gained experience in bridge design, highway design, and construction management and served as a Township Engineer where he was responsible for the design and administration of numerous municipal capital projects and annual maintenance projects. He is active in the American Public Works Association (APWA), American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE), and various chamber, community, and youth organizations.
Mr. Jeffery Sheaffer, P.E., CBSI, NCTI | Principal, Structural Engineering
Mr. Sheaffer, P.E., CBSI, NCTI graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in PA, NY, WV, OH, MD, TN, MS, VA, VT, ME, KY, MA, AL, NH, IN, and CT. He is responsible for the design of bridge, highway, trail, and building structure projects as well as bridge and sign inspections. Mr. Sheaffer has extensive experience in load factor and LRFD design and DOT plan development, bridge condition inspection, and bridge and highway construction inspection. As a Principal and Project Manager, he performs technical design, inspections, directing staff engineers and technicians, client contact/coordination, and managing project progress. He is active in the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) and various industry organizations and chambers.
Mr. Aaron Fayish, P.E., PTOE | Principal
Transportation & Geotechnical Engineering
Mr. Fayish, P.E., PTOE graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering. He is a licensed professional engineer in PA, OH, and WV. As a Principal, he oversees Stahl Sheaffer’s transportation enhancement services, oil and gas services, GIS, geotechnical, and information technology and development. As a researcher, he has presented findings at national conferences and co-authored peer-reviewed papers and reports on intelligent transportation systems for the Transportation Research Board. Mr. Fayish is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA), and has served as a technical reviewer for the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Traffic Signal Systems Committee.
Stahl Sheaffer has a staff of 170 individuals from which we can assign resources to meet timelines and design requirements, including professional engineers (P.E.), surveyors (PLS), LEED designers, traffic engineers (PTOE), GIS specialists, sUAS pilot, Certified Bridge Safety Inspectors (CBSI), Nationally Certified Tunnel Inspectors (NCTI), certified facade inspectors (EIFS), construction inspectors, geotechnical analysts, and environmental scientists.
Read representative testimonials here. Stahl Sheaffer is licensed in: KY, MD, MS, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, VA, and WV.
Engineering News Record Top 500 Design Firm - 2018
Stahl Sheaffer Engineering earned a new ranking this year on the Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) National Top 500 Design Firms list. Published annually, this list ranks the 500 largest US engineering and architecture firms based on design-specific revenue. Stahl Sheaffer, the only firm headquartered in State College, PA, is also ranked 43 in the ENR Mid-Atlantic Top Design Firms list.
Stahl Sheaffer’s entry into the top 500 as #416 reflects the firm’s strong performance this past year. According to co-founder and principal, Jeff Sheaffer, “Stahl Sheaffer’s ongoing success is due to employees’ commitments to timeliness and quality, and to loyal clients who value the relationships that evolve as a result.”
Co-founder and principal, Rod Stahl, who started the first office in his Centre County home, wrote down two primary goals which he still carries on the back of his first business card: “Hire good people. Work for good clients.” The firm’s growth rate, along with the ENR ranking, provide solid evidence of the success of this mission.
APC Total Quality Initiative & Partnering Award - 2017
Stahl Sheaffer Engineering was proud to be recognized by APC and The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for the New Baltimore Slide Remediation:
"Demonstrating a commitment to Partnering, resulting in a successful project, finishing on time and on budget."
Co-winners for the partnership award, announced April, 2018 at the Penn Stater in State College, were Independence Excavating and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.