• Industry


  • Services offered

    Engineer - Structural

  • Has Experience with these building types:

    Assembly (Worship, Restaurant, Theater), Business (Office), Civic (Recreational), Educational, Factory/Industrial (warehouse, storage, parking, etc.), Government, Hotel/Motel, Institutional, Mercantile (Retail), Mixed-Use, Multi-Family (Apartments, Condos), Student Housing

  • Has Experience with these material types:

    Mass Timber, Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), Glue-Laminated Timber (GLT or glulam), Timber-Frame / Post and Beam, Heavy Timber Decking, Hybrid (wood with steel or concrete), Structural Composite Lumber (e.g. LVL and LSL), Light-Frame

  • Has experience with these construction types:

    I-A, I-B, II-A, II-B, III-A, III-B, IV-HT, V-A, V-B

badges earned

Doug is one of Schaefer’s senior level engineers with 23+ years of experience. He is recognized in the design of tall wood and hybrid-frame buildings both for mixed-use + multi-residential, and has shared his knowledge through presentations to architects and engineers across the country through Woodworks, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Structural Engineers Association of Ohio annual conference. Doug is passionate about the future of the wood industry and has emerged as a heavy timber advocate; he has designed 20+ mass timber projects, including the first and second CLT hotels in the United States.