Happy Labor Day!

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017
Happy Labor Day!

The entire Sain team wishes you a happy and safe Labor Day! In recognition of the holiday, the Sain offices will be closed on Monday, September 4th. We will resume regular business operations on Tuesday morning September 5th. Do you know the history of Labor Day? Recognized the first Monday in September, Labor Day is […]

Green Infrastructure for Drainage

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017
Green Infrastructure for Drainage

Author: Darren Hamrick, PE, MS, LEED AP, Leader/Civil Engineering Division  A relatively new topic, green infrastructure for drainage has become increasingly popular in recent years, as the desire to take care of our watersheds becomes even more important. In addition, new stormwater ordinances and more stringent criteria for state permit renewals are contributing to this […]

Leadership St. Clair County (LSCC)

Posted by on May 23, 2017
Leadership St. Clair County (LSCC)

By: Jennifer Brown, P.E., Project Manager Shortly after we got married, my husband and I moved to Springville, AL. As a relatively new resident of St. Clair County, I came across an interesting article in the St. Clair Times. The article was highlighting the 2016 graduating class of “Leadership St. Clair County”, a local program […]

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 […]

Disney Magic Event

Posted by on Oct 11, 2016
Disney Magic Event

Posted by Nathan Currie A few Sain employees recently had the opportunity to attend an exciting event presented by the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce. “Put a Little Disney Magic in your Organization” featured professional speaker and trainer Pete Blank, a former Disney University leader. Speaking from his experience at Disney, Pete shared insight into […]

2016 Girl Scout’s B.I.G. Event

Posted by on Oct 4, 2016
2016 Girl Scout’s B.I.G. Event

Posted by Diane Hammonds On Saturday, September 24th, over 1,000 Girl Scouts took to the campus of Southeastern Louisiana University to participate in the Girl Scout’s B.I.G. (“Believe In Girls”) event. The girls, aged 5-17 and from over 23 different parishes, came together to kick off another year of scouting by visiting over 40 different […]

2016 Client Appreciation Fish Fry

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016
2016 Client Appreciation Fish Fry

A big thank you to everyone who attended our Client Appreciation Fish Fry on Friday, September 9, 2016! We enjoyed spending time with clients, co-workers and colleagues.  Nearly 200 of our closest friends attended and it was a huge success.

tnAchieves: A Way to Empower Students, Be a Resource, and Transform Your Community

Posted by on May 24, 2016
tnAchieves: A Way to Empower Students, Be a Resource, and Transform Your Community

Recently, Erin Curry, Justin Watson, and Richard Holt attended their first tnAchieves mentor meeting with their new students. tnPromise is the Tennessee scholarship that provides two years of post-secondary education at no cost to Tennessee high school students. tnPromise is part of an initiative, the Drive to 55,  to get 55% of Tennesseans equipped with […]

ITE Traffic Bowl: Who Will Be The Winner?

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016
ITE Traffic Bowl: Who Will Be The Winner?

The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Collegiate Traffic Bowl is a Jeopardy-style competition held annually among ITE student chapter teams. The game functions in the same way as the TV game show Jeopardy, except all the clues are related to traffic engineering and transportation planning. The first Alabama Section ITE Traffic Bowl was held in […]

Sain Hosts Second Annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016
Sain Hosts Second Annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

At Sain, we recently hosted our Second Annual Introduce a Girl To Engineering Day, also known as Girl Day. Last year, we spoke to girls from the Hewitt-Trussville High School Engineering Academy, and it was a huge success. With women making up 47 percent of the total U.S. workforce, and just 12 percent being civil […]