Paul Schmelzer, P.E., P.S.
Paul Schmelzer became a full-time Associate with Van Horn, Hoover & Associates, Inc. in 1993. Prior to his employment with Van Horn, Hoover & Associates, Inc., Paul worked with the Ohio Department of Transportation as an Engineering Intern. His experience in construction inspection and design make him an integral part of all the types of projects that Van Horn, Hoover & Associates, Inc. is involved with. Paul has worked closely with many clients to take them comfortably through the entire development process, from planning to construction management and inspection. His participation in continuing education seminars and his licensure as a Professional Surveyor allow him to lend expertise to all phases of a development design.
Paul accepted the position of Safety-Service Director and Acting City Engineer in January, 2012. His background in consulting on City of Findlay infrastructure projects made him familiar with many departments in the City of Findlay including the engineering department. His duties include the supervision of safety and service forces such as police, fire, water, sewer, storm water, streets, engineering and other departments. The development of strategic plans, capital improvement plans, and departmental budgets are also key responsibilities.