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 […]

A Recap of 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020

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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!

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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

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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

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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.

From Intern to Engineer

From Intern to Engineer

By: Ryan Medley Summer may seem far away, but here at Sain Associates, we are already searching for our next student intern for the summer of 2020.  In 2016, I had the chance to intern over the summer at Sain and gained invaluable experience working alongside Sain’s engineers.  As I approach my three-year anniversary in […]

Why We Love Sain

Why We Love Sain

By: Caroline Young In 1972, Hack Sain founded Sain Associates, and in our training room, we have a framed shadow box of Hack’s old design instruments. Although these tools are now relics, they reflect our history and remind us of how much we have evolved. Just as engineering has moved forward, incorporating better technology, our […]

Walktober

Walktober

By: Caroline Young This October Sain Associates is stepping up our physical activity in a friendly walking competition, Walktober.  Sain has five teams competing to be Walktober Winners, and the teams are sporting team badges to display their creative names and team pride. The Walktober challenge is part of a new wellness program we started […]

2019 Spirit of Lauren Award

2019 Spirit of Lauren Award

On October 8 our Sain family celebrated the Spirit of Lauren Award, an annual award given in memory of Lauren Nickles, our friend and co-worker. At the celebration, we shared an old-fashioned breakfast, which was one of Lauren’s favorite things. Lauren’s mother, children and aunt were present with us to honor Lauren’s memory and celebrate […]