We are excited to announce the acquisition of Vision Engineering & Planning, a transportation planning and engineering DBE firm with offices in Columbia, MD and Atlanta, GA.
By: Erin Curry, P.E. When I was in high school my favorite teacher was Mr. Billy Hamlett, who taught me Algebra II and Geometry. At some point, I think in my sophomore year, he suggested I look into engineering as a career. I did and I never looked back. I think one reason engineering appealed […]
By: Charles, Cochran, PE, PTOE We recently developed Event Traffic Handling Plans for the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) in downtown Birmingham. The BJCC is home to the 19,000 seat Legacy Arena, which hosts concerts and sporting events year-round. Additionally, the complex hosts conferences and conventions in its Exhibition Halls and meeting rooms.
By: Alicia Bailey, P.E. Introduce a Girl To Engineering Day, also known as Girl Day, is a worldwide campaign dedicated to help unite, mobilize, and support the engineering and technology volunteer communities. The purpose of the event is to introduce girls to strong female leaders, help develop their understanding of engineering and inspire engineering or […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]