Chaz is Chief Civil Designer for Archer-Elgin having obtained certification in drafting from the Rolla Technical Institute, Rolla, Missouri. Chaz has completed coursework toward a land surveyor’s license from the University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. Chaz has 20 years of experience in the consulting industry and has been involved in design projects for water, wastewater, stormwater, site design, transportation and hydraulic modeling. He has been involved in the successful completion of numerous sanitary sewer system improvement projects in Central Missouri. Chaz also has experience in field surveying and GIS/Mapping. His responsibilities as Chief Civil Designer include layout and design of site grading and utility projects. His work includes incorporating as-built data into ArcGIS software. Chaz also is responsible for creating and maintaining Archer-Elgin’s drafting and design standards. Chaz is in the process of acquiring additional training in ArcGIS software to assure leading-edge training and technology in GIS mapping.
Chaz was born in Troy, Missouri and moved with his family to the Rolla area as a child. His parents are originally from this area and have worked here most of their lives. He is the oldest of six children with three younger brothers and two younger sisters – all who live in Missouri. After graduating from RTI, Chaz found work locally in the civil engineering field and settled here. He and his wife Linda have been married since 1999 and have three children, Dustin, Levi and Savannah. Their oldest son, Dustin, is married and resides in Colorado with his wife and two daughters.
In his spare time, Chaz enjoys bow hunting, fishing and coaching baseball. He has developed an interest in wood working as well. Chaz and his family enjoy spending time together boating on area lakes and camping.
Chaz and Linda are active in their church and their faith is central to their lives. Chaz defines his faith found in Romans 1:20: For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.