Peter Schäfers is a civil engineer and has been a senior project manager in special civil engineering, tunnel, shaft and foundation construction as well as earthworks at CDM Smith for over twenty years. His specialities include site investigation as well as foundation, planning and construction consulting, quality assurance and securing evidence as well as assessments for court. He was involved in the Düsseldorf Wehrhahn underground metro line, the new Leipzig City Tunnel, ground-freezing for crosscuts to the Amsterdam Metro’s Noord-Zuidlijn, remediation in the Schürmann buildings in Bonn, and damage and evidence collection during the Kö 59 project in Düsseldorf.
What inspires you? What motivates me most is completing an intriguing project together with dedicated colleagues to the satisfaction of the customer, and at a reasonable price.
What does “listen. think. deliver.” mean to you? This is a brief description of our claim: Understanding our customers’ needs by listening carefully and providing a tailored solution after thinking it through to the end.
In your view, what is the added value of CDM Smith for our clients? Multi-disciplinary solutions from a single source.
What are your tips for young engineers? Trust in your own abilities.