A Look Inside the Pulaski Branch

Posted by on Jun 18, 2019 in Community, Uncategorized | No Comments
A Look Inside the Pulaski Branch

In 1997, Sain Associates opened a branch office in Pulaski, Tennessee, a city known for its tight-knit community, turkey hunting, fishing, and beautiful landscape. If you are local or have visited the area, you know that Downtown Pulaski is a major focal point in the community. It is a charming area with boutiques, restaurants, and […]

What’s In Your Backpack?

Posted by on May 28, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
What’s In Your Backpack?

By: Alicia Bailey, P.E. An old motto that has echoed the hallways at Sain Associates for many years is “Learn, Earn, and Return”.  As school comes to an end and summer begins, we reflect on the “return” being invested into building a future of engineers.  With this, we would like to share a special story […]

Did You Know? Connected Vehicles

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Did You Know? Connected Vehicles

We sat down with Charles Cochran, P.E., PTOE, RSP, to learn about the ins and outs of connected vehicles. Q: What are Connected Vehicles? A: Connected Vehicles use communication technologies to “talk” to other vehicles, drivers, pedestrians, and infrastructure.  For example, as a vehicle approaches an intersection outfitted with connected vehicle technology, the traffic signal […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Posted by on May 7, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Happy Mother’s Day!

As Mother’s Day approaches, we sat down with Becky White and Alicia Bailey to discuss being a working mom and how to balance both career life and mom life. Alicia who currently has three young children, explained how she has exactly nine minutes to drive in the driveway, get her boys and drive to baseball […]

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

By: Alicia Bailey, P.E. One of my favorite quotes from Jim Meads is “I’m not up in the stands; I’m on the playing field with you.”  When you are in charge of managing a design project, it’s always helpful to know “who is on the playing field” with you.  An easy way to describe how we […]

Annual ATPA Conference at Gulf State Park

Posted by on Mar 26, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Annual ATPA Conference at Gulf State Park

By: Becky White, PTP On March 13-15, the Alabama Transportation Planners Association (ATPA) gathered in Gulf Shores for its annual conference.  The mood was decidedly more cheerful this year, thanks to passage of the Rebuild Alabama Act, which will provide more money to fund transportation infrastructure needs in Alabama. In addition to celebrating the good […]

“Aren’t you already a Road Safety Professional?”

“Aren’t you already a Road Safety Professional?”

By: Erin L. Curry, P.E., R.S.P. I have some new initials behind my name.  Erin L. Curry, P.E., R.S.P.  I am now a certified Road Safety Professional (RSP).  (To read what the P.E. means, check out this blog post). Charles Cochran in our Birmingham, AL office also obtained the certification.  A few months ago the […]

Mentoring the Senior Design Class

Mentoring the Senior Design Class

The Senior Design program at the University of Alabama provides students with the opportunity to get realistic experience practicing engineering with area industries. Sain Associates has had the pleasure of working with the Senior Design Class every semester since the Fall of 2017. Each semester the class is given a different engineering project, and professionals […]