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Employee-Owner Spotlight: Ben Schlachter


Meet Ben Schlachter, an engineer with Parametrix's bridge and structures group based in Portland, OR. He recently passed the Structural Engineering (SE) Exam and will soon be a licensed structural engineer in Washington State. He became a licensed Professional Engineer in 2016 and is currently licensed in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Montana, California, and Alaska.

We asked Ben a few questions about his career, favorite project, and his journey to earning his SE license.

Tell us about your professional background. What is your area of expertise?

I graduated from Oregon State University in 2012 with my Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and earned my Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering in 2013. I worked for one year at WRK Engineering in Vancouver, WA before coming to Parametrix in 2015. I then spent 3 ½ years in the Puyallup office before moving back to... (more)