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Metro Link – Light Rail Expansion Fiber Network

Schaeffer Electric performed all the low voltage work along seven miles of new track with ten new stations.  Work in the stations included electrical work supporting the low voltage systems. Wiring and device hookups were performed for the following systems: SCADA, voice, data, fire alarm, CCTV, radio antennas, and ticketing just to name a few. All the fiber optic cables were brought into each station spliced and connectorized. Active fiber splice cases were accessed with the new stations being spliced in on two hour time frames.

Schaeffer Electric Co., Inc. Promotes Chettle to President

Photo of Timothy J. Chettle, President of Schaeffer Electric

Schaeffer Electric Co., Inc. has promoted Timothy J. Chettle to president. Making the announcement was Daniel G. Schaeffer, immediate past president of the firm. Schaeffer now serves as chief executive officer and oversees business development.

In his new position, Chettle manages all day-to-day business operations.

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BJC HealthCare – New Learning Institute

Schaeffer Electric Co. Completes 83,000 SF Electrical and Audio-Visual Design/Build Project for BJC HealthCare’s New Learning Institute Healthcare Projects Generate $4.5 Million in 2008 Revenue for St. Louis Firm

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis-based Schaeffer Electric Co., Inc. recently completed a design/build assignment for BJC HealthCare at the new BJC Learning Institute in Brentwood, Mo. Schaeffer’s work spanned four floors of professional development and training space in the fourth building to be constructed at The Meridian at Brentwood, which is being developed by DCM Development Co. at the intersection of Hanley Road and Highway 40/I-64.

In a combined 83,000 square feet, Schaeffer installed wiring, conduit, lighting fixtures and audiovisual (AV) equipment in 27 rooms and in a 220-seat auditorium.

Additionally, Schaeffer’s data and communication division installed six flat-panel televisions, 28 projectors and 28 projection screens. The AV project alone called for more than 20,000 feet of AV cable.

The 170,000-square-foot, seven-story mixed-use tower was designed by ACI/Boland and built by
Musick Construction Co. HOK is serving as interior designer for the BJC space.

The institute coordinates and connects the multitude of educational classes and programs offered by BJC HealthCare, its hospitals and departments. It focuses on five learning tracks: management skills, process improvement, leadership development, clinical professional skills and career development.

BJC HealthCare is the largest employer in St. Louis and one of the largest nonprofit health care – more – organizations in the U.S. With 13 hospitals and multiple health care service organizations, BJC primarily
serves residents of greater St. Louis, mid-Missouri and southern Illinois.

In its 2008 fiscal year, Schaeffer Electric completed 20 design/build projects, totaling nearly $4.4 million in revenue, and 22 healthcare related projects, totaling $4.5 million in revenue.

Schaeffer provides a full range of electrical contracting services, including construction, residential, data and communication, lighting maintenance and exterior lighting.  Founded in 1935, the firm is a leader in the St. Louis Chapter, National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), and hires member electricians of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local One. For more information, visit www.schaefferelectric.com.