Demystifying Recruitment in 2020

Posted by on Feb 18, 2020 in Community involvement, Uncategorized | No Comments
Demystifying Recruitment in 2020

By: Caroline Young Recruitment is a difficult topic to tackle because sometimes finding and hiring the right candidate seems like luck or some sort of alchemy—perhaps that’s why PSMJ chose Disney World as the site of their most recent conference. Would the magic of Disney rub off on the A/E industry’s recruitment efforts? This past […]

Sain Gives Back

Sain Gives Back

There is no doubt that hunger and poverty plague all parts of the world. Rise Against Hunger was founded in 1998 with the vision to end hunger by providing food and aid to the world’s most vulnerable. Their work has expanded beyond meal packaging and distribution – the organization focuses on responding to natural and […]

I-59/20 Bridge Opening

I-59/20 Bridge Opening

By: Charles Cochran, P.E., PTOE, RSP We have written previously about our work associated with the I-59/20 bridge replacement project in downtown Birmingham.  If you live or work in the area, you already know that the interstate bridges are back open!  Jeff Stephenson and I had the opportunity to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, […]

Changing the Face of Birmingham

Changing the Face of Birmingham

Sain Associates performed surveying and engineering design for the City of Birmingham’s “Tiger 7” Project. Check out the video to see the completed parking lot and trail connecting Red Mountain Park and the High Ore Line Trail.

Welcome to Our Tribe

Welcome to Our Tribe

By: Chris Jenkins, PE As we enter 2020, my wife Andrea and I find ourselves reflecting on all the wonderful gifts we received last year – the greatest of which was the adoption of our son, Gabe, on September 30, 2019. Adopting from foster care is not an easy process, but it is one that […]

What is CE&I?

Posted by on Jan 14, 2020 in CE&I | No Comments
What is CE&I?

By: Alicia Bailey, P.E. CE&I stands for Construction Engineering and Inspection.  For CE&I services, Sain assembles a team comprised of a project manager, professional civil engineer, and field inspectors to represent the owner of the project during construction.  The project manager serves as the liaison between the owner, contractor, and any involved agencies or parties.  […]

A Recap of 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020

Posted by on Jan 7, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments
A Recap of 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020

By: Joe Meads, P.E., Principal/Owner 2019 was an outstanding year, and I’m grateful for our excellent clients and great staff. The most important item of the year was adding Alicia Bailey, P.E., as a shareholder. It was an award-winning year at Sain. Awards included: Civil Engineering Awards from ABC Alabama Chapter’s Excellence in Construction – […]

Happy New Year!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2019 in Holidays | No Comments
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year’s Eve from all of us at Sain Associates. We are excited for what 2020 has in store!

A Holly Jolly Sain Christmas

Posted by on Dec 17, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
A Holly Jolly Sain Christmas

One of our favorite events this time of year is our annual Christmas party. It’s a time for us to get out of our regular office routine and mingle, not as coworkers, but as friends and family. On Friday, December 6, we gathered at the Vulcan Park & Museum to celebrate the Christmas season. We […]

Drones for Surveying

Posted by on Dec 11, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Drones for Surveying

Drones are the future of Surveying, Urban Planning, Land Management, and Construction/Earthwork/Quantities. Whether measuring cut & fill, performing as-built surveys, boosting quarry productivity, or gathering planning information, drones can change the way professionals gather and measure data. Check out the video to see what we covered at our drone demonstration.