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Christopher T. Haffner, P.E.


Education:
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University (1984)

States Registered as a Professional Engineer:
Oregon, Washington, Kansas, Missouri


Experience

2001 to present:
Haffner Consulting Engineering in Mosier, Oregon
Owner of consulting engineering practice that offers a complete range of structural and architectural engineering services on "non-significant" buildings and structures (as defined by the State of Oregon).  Services offered include structural design, building design (architectural), site observations, investigative services and consulting before, during and after construction. 

Representative Projects:

Commercial
  • Consulting services on numerous commercial properties.  Some of which include:
    • Bank Block Building in Condon, Oregon
    • Fossil Elementary School and Fossil High School
    • Hood River City Hall
    • Hood River County Library
    • Lage Orchards Equipment Barn in Hood River County, Oregon
    • Oak Street Hotel in Hood River, Oregon
    • Paris Fair Building in Hood River, Oregon
    • White Salmon Fire Hall
    • Confidential properties in Downtown, The Dalles, Oregon
  • Design services (partial to full) on numerous commercial properties.  Some of which include:
    • Seismic retrofit and renovation of Bingen Winery Building in Bingen Washington
    • Preliminary building design of proposed renovations to Mid Columbia Senior Center in The Dalles, Oregon
    • Preliminary analysis of existing fruit building for a proposed Fruit Heritage Museum in Pine Grove, Oregon
    • Temporary guardrail design for the stage at the Civic Auditorium in The Dalles, Oregon
    • New two-story, wood-frame Osborn Commercial Building in Hood River County, Oregon
    • Centerville School fire escape in Centerville, Washington
    • New Gjino's Masonry Granite Fabrication building in Hood River, Oregon
    • Partial analysis of Mt. Hood Town Hall renovation in Mt. Hood, Oregon
    • New Odell Fire District Storage building in Hood River County, Oregon
    • New Pheasant Valley Vineyards & Winery canopy in Hood River County, Oregon
    • New Schock Welding building in Odell, Oregon
    • Preliminary design of the Yasui Building in Hood River, Oregon
    • New Wishram Railroad Park building in Wishram, Washington
Residential
  • Consulting services on numerous residential properties - too many to list!!
  • Design services (partial to full design) on numerous residential properties.  Some of which include:
    • Structural design of several multi-million dollar and many smaller residences in Leawood, Mission Hills, Prairie Village, Shawnee, Kansas City, Lee's Summit, Overland Park, Olathe, and other areas of Kansas and Missouri
    • Structural design of many residences in Hood River, Parkdale, Mosier, The Dalles, Underwood, White Salmon, Bingen, Lyle, Klickitat, Goldendale, Dallesport and other areas of Oregon and Washington
    • Building design (architectural design) of several kitchen remodels and expansions, a very extensive whole house remodel, and several additions


1987 to 2001:
Norton & Schmidt Consulting Engineers, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri
Structural Project Engineer and then Partner responsible for designing, drafting and coordinating the structural systems of various one to three story commercial and residential buildings.  Also performed residential structural resale inspections and reports, conducted construction site inspections, provided investigative structural services, and provided "special inspection" services. 

    Representative Projects:

  • Analysis of the existing structure for the renovation of Ward Parkway Shopping Center in Kansas City, Missouri.  Also provided special inspections and coordinated revisions during construction.
  • Restoration, renovation and analysis of the Cordova Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. 
  • Restoration of the Eighth and Grand Missouri Bank Parking Facility in Kansas City, Missouri. 
  • Renovation of and addition to the Saddle & Sirloin Club in Leawood, Kansas. 
  • Design of many office, school, warehouse and industrial buildings for various clients. 
  • Design and inspection of numerous residential structures for a wide variety of clients. 
1984 to 1987:
George Butler Associates, Inc. in Lenexa, Kansas
Structural Design Engineer responsible for the design, drafting, and coordination of various one to three story commercial structures, making site observations, and providing investigative structural services. 

    Representative Projects:
  • Elevated sidewalk replacement at the Federal Reserve Building in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Demolition and repair analysis of the existing masonry walls for the renovation of a cell block wing at the United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas
  • Design of various office, warehouse and industrial buildings. 


Chris has been a member of the following professional organizations:

NSPE - National Society of Professional Engineers
PEO - Professional Engineers of Oregon
ICC - International Code Council (formally known as ICBO - International Conference of Building Officials)