Becoming an Engineer: PE Exam

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017
Becoming an Engineer: PE Exam

Author: Justin Watson, PE, Project Engineer One of the milestones in a professional engineer’s career is taking the PE exam, proctored by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering (NCEES). The “Principles and Practice of Engineering” (PE) exam tests individuals for competency in a particular engineering discipline. These individuals have gained a minimum of four […]

Improving the Business Side of Engineering

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017
Improving the Business Side of Engineering

Author: Becky White, Vice President/Organization Development Engineers in the private sector often complain that their college curriculum did not teach them anything about the business side of engineering.  Typically they have to do that type of learning on the job.  At Sain, we take seriously the responsibility to provide business-related training to our staff.  Not only […]

Sain Leaders Help ALDOT ‘Access’ Training

Posted by on May 20, 2014
Sain Leaders Help ALDOT ‘Access’ Training

As you are driving down the road, flicking on your turn signal to enter a turning lane, you are likely not thinking about why that turn lane is there, when the intersection behind you didn’t have one. You are also probably not thinking about the length of the turn lane, or the size of the median, or why the “Left Turn Only” sign is placed exactly where it is.

Training with the Tennessee DOT

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013

One of the unique opportunities we’ve had at Sain Associates is conducting training for our clients. We first did this in 2006 with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and this year we’ve had the chance to work with them again for training on traffic engineering fundamentals and traffic engineering software and usage.