Schnabel Engineering West Columbia, SC office announces recent promotions

West Columbia, SC – Schnabel Engineering is pleased to announce two promotions for staff in our West Columbia, SC office.

David Ebinger now serves as a Project Engineer, providing expertise in South Carolina’s NPDES Land Application regulations, the State Underground Petroleum Storage Tank regulations, and the State Underground Petroleum Environmental Response Bank (SUPERB) Act. Ebinger joined Schnabel in 2012 and holds a Bachelor of Science in geology from Duke University. His recent project experience includes environmental projects for SCDHEC underground storage tank site investigations and environmental site assessments for a number of Schnabel’s international projects. Ebinger can be reached at

Recently promoted to Senior Staff Engineer, Lauren Wargo has accumulated several years of experience performing environmental site assessments; subsurface investigations; streamflow monitoring; and surface water, groundwater, and soil sampling. Wargo provides field and laboratory testing of physical properties of soils and concrete and has performed monitoring of earthwork construction, concrete testing, and inspection. Wargo joined Schnabel as an intern in 2007 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a minor in Environmental Engineering from Clemson University. Wargo can be reached at

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An Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm, Schnabel Engineering provides specialized expertise for the planning, study, design and construction of geotechnical, dam and tunnel engineering projects in the United States and abroad. The employee-owned company has worked in more than 140 countries since its founding in 1956 and has pioneered the use of new technology, foundation systems and sustainable infrastructure. Headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia, Schnabel’s workforce exceeds 350 people in 19 locations.

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