Eric Schroeter, P.E., was appointed assistant chief engineer in January 2019, after serving as state design engineer for five-plus years. He has enjoyed a 26-year career at MoDOT in a variety of positions, including construction, operations and design at both the district and central office management levels. He was interim district engineer in the Central District prior to becoming state design engineer in 2013.
Schroeter is a 1992 graduate of the University of Missouri with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering. He worked in construction from 1992-2000, advancing to resident engineer. He became area engineer in 2000 and directed all maintenance and construction operations in Pettis, Benton and Cooper Counties until 2003. He then moved to the position of Central District Operations Engineer and became Assistant District Engineer in 2006.
He moved to Central Office as Assistant State Design Engineer in 2011.