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Katie Havener and Richard Gebhart Join R.A. Smith National

by Karen Wiesneski 18. October 2016 08:38

Katie Havener and Richard Gebhart have joined R.A. Smith National as civil engineers, Havener in the land development services division serving the private sector and Gebhart in the municipal services division. Havener and Gebhart both held co-op positions with the firm while earning their bachelor's degrees. R.A. Smith National is a multi-disciplined civil and structural engineering and surveying firm — headquartered in Brookfield, Wis. with offices nationwide.

Havener recently earned her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She assists project managers with the design, drafting and permitting of various projects. Her experience includes the design of grading, storm water management, water main, sanitary sewer and paving plans. She has worked on a variety of projects including Mayfair Mall (Wauwatosa, Wis.), Portillo’s (Brookfield, Wis. and Gurnee, Ill.) and Jersey Gardens Mall (Elizabeth, N.J.).


Gebhart recently earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His responsibilities are primarily focused on sanitary sewer flow monitoring which includes assistance in the collection of data, processing, GIS mapping and analysis, and the report preparation process. He has worked on projects for the cities of Appleton and Waukesha, among other municipal clients. Gebhart also has experience in providing construction observation, construction inspection and culvert inspection.


Jeff Perrin Joins R.A. Smith National’s Madison Office as Structural Engineer

by Jessica Pairrett 13. October 2016 09:56

Jeff Perrin

Jeff Perrin has joined the Madison office of R.A. Smith National as a structural engineer. Perrin has more than two years of structural design experience as well as prior experience as a construction foreman. His project management skills can be attributed to his experience as a construction foreman on several projects, including tilt-up projects in the Madison area as well as in Texas and Ohio. His skill set further includes Autocad and Revit which will be advantageous in his role at R.A. Smith National. With the addition of Perrin, R.A. Smith National has grown its structures practice to 16, including 13 structural engineers and 3 structural CAD technicians at the firm’s Brookfield and Madison locations.

Perrin holds two bachelor’s degrees – one in civil engineering and the other in building construction management, both from the University of Wisconsin Platteville.

Perrin resides in Dodgeville, Wis.

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