Paul William Hayman, P.E.

Paul Hayman

Founder of Hayman Engineering, Inc.

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



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.


We at Above Par Inspections have been working with Hayman Engineering for the past eight months. We are extremely happy with the service provided and have gotten compliments from our shared customers on the prompt and friendly service provided. We...

J. Penny & Gary Moyer
Above Par Home Inspections

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