Charles Eleazer, PE
Construction Services Manager
Charles joined Neel-Schaffer in 2017 and serves as the Construction Engineering & Inspection Services Manager for the firm’s South Carolina operations. A registered PE in South Carolina, he is based in the firm’s Columbia (SC) office.
Charles has nearly three decades of experience, including 27 in a variety of roles with the South Carolina Department of Transportation. He has an extensive background in major transportation projects, including roadway, bridges, and design-build.
During his final eight years with the SCDOT, Charles served as the State Construction Engineer, providing high-level management of statewide construction projects that included roadway, bridge, and design-build. He managed scheduling and geomatics, participated in bid review analysis, resolved disputes and conflicts, wrote specifications, performed claim analysis, and offered guidance to engineers in the field.
Other titles Charles held during his time with the SCDOT included Assistant District Construction Engineer, and Assistant Road Construction Engineer. In that role he worked with DBE firms, reviewed value engineering proposals, and attended preconstruction conferences and final meetings, and final inspections on high-profile and complex projects.