Category Archives: Field Services

Construction Lending Requirements – Construction Verification Services

This is our final blog from the three-part series on Schemmer’s Construction Lending Services. In the previous two blogs we discussed Phase I ESAs and ALTA Surveys and how important they are to the Construction Lending Process. The final piece to complete our puzzle is…Construction Verification Services. The construction processes are complex and the need…
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A journey of a thousand miles begins at one’s feet

A journey of a thousand miles begins at one’s feet – Chinese Proverb Schemmer's Geographic Reach What started as a local, two-man land development engineering and surveying firm six decades ago has grown to a company of more than 100 talented professionals providing: architecture; engineering; and construction field services across thousands of miles in the…
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Construction Materials Testing and Special Inspections

When you think of constructing a building your first thought might be building the foundation, floors, walls and roof. Before those elements can come together, the integrity and strength of the structure will rely on a variety of support materials. Layers of soil and concrete to help maintain long-term stability, reinforcing steel, masonry and woodwork…
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Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence.

Logos are a part of our everyday life, on a t-shirt, a TV commercial and signs as you drive through town. They can be big, small, colorful, simple or bold. All have their own unique attributes, but they are everywhere. Many of them often include taglines such as "Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence.," but…
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Using Drone Technology for Building Assessments

Gone are the days when assessing a building meant putting yourself in possible dangerous situations, like: climbing onto potentially unstable rooftops using scaffolds in order to inspect property elements high off the ground Drone technology is becoming more common and has transformed the building assessment industry in many ways, but one of the biggest is…
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Missouri River Emergency Levee Rehabilitation

The Schemmer Associates is performing site surveying and geotechnical engineering services on the Missouri River Emergency Levee Rehabilitation project, lead by the Army Corps of Engineers. Levee repairs are at the top of the Corps priorities, following the historic three-month flood that devastated the region last summer. The project consists of time-sensitive emergency levee rehabilitation…
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