Intern Season: Q&A with David Coggin

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017
Intern Season: Q&A with David Coggin

Author: Sain Admin Have you noticed it? The leaves look a little greener, the days feel a little longer and the temperature is noticeably warmer. You know what that means: it’s intern season. Intern season, as it’s playfully known, is typically when college students are out for summer break, and they take to the “real […]

Expansion in the Automotive Industry

Posted by on Apr 18, 2017
Expansion in the Automotive Industry

Author: Darren Hamrick, SE Team Leader The auto-supplier industry continues to grow in Alabama and surrounding states and we are proud to be contributing to that effort. Within the last few years, Sain has had the opportunity to provide site design, surveying services and traffic engineering for multiple industrial projects that are tied to the […]

Heart Walk Kickoff

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017
Heart Walk Kickoff

Sain Associates is eager to participate in the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk being held here in Birmingham on June 24, 2017. The walk aims to raise funds as well as awareness to help fight heart disease and stroke.

ACEC Leadership Class

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017
ACEC Leadership Class

By: Matt Stoops, Infrastructure Project Manager American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is a national organization, with state chapters that acts as the “voice” of America’s engineering industry. The ACEC of Alabama developed a leadership class in 2001 for engineering firms to be able to train their midlevel staff about the business side of engineering […]

Newest Faces at Sain

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017
Newest Faces at Sain

By: Sain blog administrator Meet some of the newest faces at Sain: Stacy Huffman and Nathan Gregg.

Who We Are: Sain Executive Committee

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017
Who We Are: Sain Executive Committee

There is an old saying, “who’s minding the store?” In our case, the Sain Executive Committee plays that role so that the company, as a whole, runs smoothly. The Executive Committee is made up of three individuals: Jim Meads (President), Becky White (VP/Organization Development) and myself, Vann Rutledge (VP/Controller). In our own individual roles, the […]

Did You Know: GIS Mapping

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017
Did You Know: GIS Mapping

Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer system for capturing, storing, checking, and displaying data related to positions on the Earth’s surface. This system utilizes a combination of computerized drafting technology (for drawing point, line, and polygon features that represent real world objects) and relational database technology (for storing detailed information about those objects).

Thankful for Sunshine

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017
Thankful for Sunshine

Every workplace needs people who create a bright spot of cheerfulness on a regular basis. Lauren Spruiell Nickles was our Little Miss Sunshine. For almost fourteen years, Lauren set a tone of grace, kindness and laughter that was contagious. She came to us right out of Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. Our President, […]

Meet Our New Hires: David and Weston

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017
Meet Our New Hires: David and Weston

We’re proud to announce that the Sain family is growing… by two! We recently hired two new employees, David Coggin and Weston Glover, to join our team. We’re so proud of the potential that these guys have that we couldn’t wait for you all to meet them!

Showing Some Love for Engineering

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017
Showing Some Love for Engineering

This week was Engineers Week, a national recognition of the contribution of engineering professions sponsored by Discover E, a group dedicated to increasing K-12 and public understanding of engineering careers. “E-Week” serves as a time to celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world, increase public dialogue about the need for engineers and bring […]