Cargill Inc. – Dana, Indiana

SKS Engineers began working with Cargill Inc. at their Dana, Indiana facility in 2007. Initial services provided by SKS Engineers included subsurface investigation of the soils on their property in areas where Cargill planned to expand their grain handling and storage facilities. From this soils investigation SKS Engineers generated a geotechnical report that included recommendations […]

Watchfire Signs Facility Expansion – Danville, Illinois

In 2012, SKS Engineers LLC partnered with Curry Construction of Mattoon, Illinois on a major expansion to the Watchfire Signs facility in Danville, Illinois. This expansion included the addition of approximately 125,000 sq. ft. to their plant which allowed Watchfire Signs to consolidate several area operations into a single facility. Foundation Design and Electrical System […]

Jackson Ford Dealership-Decatur, Illinois

SKS Engineers LLC began design for improvements to the Jackson Ford Dealership in late 2009.  At first the intent was to remodel the existing facility and add features requested by the Ford Motor Company.  However, it was later decided to construct an entirely new facility.   The design took into account several demolition and construction phases […]

Christopher S. Shaffer

Principal-in-Charge of Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering Services, Decatur Office Education & Background Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1996 Master of Science in Agricultural Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1999 Licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois and several other states Experience & Responsibilities Responsibilities include project management and design of various […]

Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Engineering

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