Our Team

Paul William Hayman, P.E.

Education

BSEE, Bachelor of Science in Engineering 1982, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
MS, Master of Science in Engineering 1983, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Professional Designations and Affiliations

Registered Professional Engineer, South Dakota since 1988
licensed in over 40 states
National Society of Professional Engineers
National Association of Certified Home Inspectors

Professional Experience

Paul Hayman has over 25 years’ experience in the fields of residential and light industrial construction. His experience includes residential building inspection, commercial building inspection, expert court witness – engineering/construction, engineering design, code compliance structural inspections for the city of Custer, SD, structural building evaluations for banks, in-progress construction reports, VA structural inspections, and structural consulting on old buildings in historic Deadwood, South Dakota. He also owned and operated the oldest and largest home inspection company in South Dakota until 2008.

Other Related Experience

Mr. Hayman drafted the South Dakota Home Inspection Standards of Practice as adopted by the South Dakota Real Estate Commission in 2001 when home inspectors were first licensed by the state.

He has also authored, in 2005, The Idiot’s Guide to Common Household Disasters, a book in the nationally distributed Idiot’s Guide series. Check it out here.

This Old House wrote a review on the book here.

Paul William Hayman, P.E.
Founder of Hayman Engineering, Inc.

Born 7/18/1953 Died 5/10/2012

Scott Murphree-Roberts

Education

BSCE, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering 1989, Rice University, Houston, TX
Arctic Engineering 1992, University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Professional Designations and Affiliations

Registered Professional Engineer since 1995 Registered Professional Engineer in the 48 continental United States Past President, Construction Specifications Institute, SW Missouri Chapter

Professional Experience

Scott Murphree-Roberts has 30 years of design experience in a wide range of engineering project types and sizes.  He has been a senior engineer and engineer-of-record on many large scale civil engineering projects.  Scott’s previous experience as lead designer and firm principal has prepared him for the leadership role as head engineer of Hayman Engineering.

Since joining Hayman Engineering, Scott has gained additional expertise in the specialized field of helical and resistance pier design.  Scott has completed an array of pier projects from retrofit remedial repairs of homes and commercial buildings to large new commercial and government construction projects for specialty pier contractors.  He has worked closely with manufacturers’ engineers on many projects and attended pier design courses.

Scott also evaluates manufactured home foundations for compliance with Federal regulations, specifies upgrades where required, and evaluates upgrades for compliance.

He has provided design, project management, and construction observation services to a variety of client types: homeowners, government agencies, contractors, architects, universities, and building owners.  His experience allows him to assist clients with their permitting needs quickly and effectively.

Scott Murphree-Roberts
Senior Engineer

Kevin T. Moore

Education

He is a 1991 graduate of Geology & Geophysics and a 1994 graduate of Geological Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla (now Missouri University of Science and Technology).

Professional Designations and Affiliations

Kevin Moore has 24 years of field and design engineering experience in a wide range of engineering project types and sizes. He is licensed as a professional engineer in the 42 continental states.

Professional Experience

Kevin has been senior engineer, engineer-of-record, quality control manager, and geologist on many civil engineering projects.  Kevin’s previous experience as lead designer has prepared him for his role as Civil/Geotechnical engineer of Hayman Engineering.

Since joining Hayman Engineering in January 2016, Kevin has gained additional expertise in the specialized field of helical and resistance pier design.  He has completed an array of pier projects from retrofit remedial repairs of homes and commercial buildings to large new commercial and government construction projects for specialty pier contractors. Prior to joining Hayman Engineering, Kevin has been involved as a lead designer, designer, or a consultant, for numerous projects involving slope stability, retaining walls, excavation shoring, and foundations designs. These projects utilized helical piers, soil anchors, helical and grouted tie-backs support anchors, soil nails, geopiers, dynamic compaction, auger cast piles, cast-in-place piers, pin-piles, push piers, driven H-piles, soldier piles with wood lagging, sheet-piles, internal- and external-bracing for excavations, and many other geotechnical improvement techniques. He has also been involved with projects for levees, dams, bridges, roadways, power plants, commercial construction, infrastructure, residential, and mixed-use development projects as well as environmental remediation projects.

In addition to design, Kevin has also been in charge of contract quality control and construction observation services to a variety of client types: homeowners, government agencies, contractors, architects, universities, and building owners.  His experience allows him to assist clients with their permitting needs quickly and effectively. He has worked closely with manufacturers’ engineers on many projects and has attended pier design courses by industry experts.

Kevin’s list of clients include the US Department of Energy; US Army Corps of Engineers; Missouri Department of Transportation; the Archdiocese of St. Louis, Missouri; City of Fort Smith, Arkansas; City of St. Louis, Missouri; MK Ferguson; Alberici Construction; City of Springfield, Missouri; Washington University; University of Missouri-St. Louis; Barnes-Jewish Hospital; Mercy Hospital-St. Louis; Cox Health-Springfield, Missouri; Walmart Stores, Inc.; Bass Pro Shops; Quik Trip Stores; Kum & Go Stores; Briggs & Stratton; Anheuser Bush; Purina; Chrysler Motor Company; Ford Motor Company; and many more.

Kevin T. Moore
Engineer

Darron K. Agawa

Education

B.S. in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University 1998, Fort Collins, CO

Professional Designations and Affiliations

Licensed Civil Engineer since 2005 and professionally licensed in 45 states.
Member of Missouri Society of Professional Engineers, Ozark Chapter

Professional Experience

Darron is the newest member of Hayman Engineering and brings with him demonstrated experience in both public and private engineering. Skilled in roadway design, grading, drainage, surveying, and construction management, he has a wide range of experience in many aspects of engineering including flood studies, ADA coordination, and program management. He has lived and designed in Colorado, Hawaii, and Missouri.

Darron evaluates the foundations and anchoring of manufactured homes around the country, and when necessary, suggests repairs and remediation to bring these foundations into compliance with HUD Regulations.

Darron is married to his wife of 20+ years and has 6 beautiful children ranging in age from elementary to college.

Darron K. Agawa
Engineer

Michael Barker

Education

BSCE, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN. 2001

Professional Designations and Affiliations

Registered Profession Engineer since 2007 in 32 states and a member of the ASCE and AISC.

Professional Experience

Mr. Barker has 20 years of Civil Engineering experience and has been the Engineer of Record for the Mississippi office since 2017. He has 5 years of experience as an Engineer of Record and has Civil Engineering experience in the areas of land design, drainage, storm water management, roadway design, traffic engineering, geotechnical engineering, foundation design, rigging, commercial and residential inspection, and structural engineering and design.

Mr. Barker evaluates manufactured home foundations for compliance with Federal regulations, specifies upgrades where required and evaluates upgrades for compliance. He also performs structural design and analysis.

Michael Barker
Engineer