RCI Welcomes Keith Shaffer to our Civil Engineering team

RCI is pleased Keith Shaffer joined us as a Senior Civil Engineer/Project Manager. Mr. Shaffer has over 30 years of experience providing professional engineering design and consulting services in Nevada and California. His experience includes design consulting and construction management for private development and public works projects, including land development and entitlement, residential and commercial building structures and facilities, bridges, streets and roadways, utility structures, storm water facilities, and land planning.

Mr. Shaffer graduated from Brigham Young University in 1990 with his Master of Science degree in Structural Engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and is a Professional Engineer in Nevada, California and Pennsylvania.

Mr. Shaffer owned Peak Consulting Engineers, was employed as Capital Projects Manager for Carson City School District and was responsible for the construction of projects associated with the $25M 2010 Bond initiative, and most recently as Area Manager for Manhard Consulting. For nearly 20 years prior to that, Mr. Shaffer practiced as a civil and structural engineering consultant for private engineering firms providing professional engineering services to general contractors, developers, owners, local municipalities, counties, and general improvement districts.

Mr. Shaffer has served in local and national engineering and construction industry associations. Locally, Mr. Shaffer is a member of the Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA), Nevada Builders Alliance (NBA), and has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Builder’s Association of Western Nevada (BAWN). He has also served as a National Member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). He has been a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the International Code Council, and the American Public Works Association.

Mr. Shaffer was raised in the Carson Valley and is a long-time resident of Northern Nevada. He is happily married (31 years) with four children and one grandchild.  He enjoys hiking, hunting, fishing, camping, rafting, music and local history.  He is a Scoutmaster and leader, as well as a Little League and high school coach.

Please join us in welcoming Keith to the RCI team!