A Sain Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017
A Sain Thanksgiving

Fall has definitely come to Alabama…that nip in the air…the beautiful colors in the landscape… and the sights and smells of the Sain Thanksgiving lunch! Friday afternoon our Sain family filled our training room with food and friends to enjoy a delicious meal complete with fun and fellowship. From the turkey and dressing to the […]

Engineers Without Borders

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017
Engineers Without Borders

Author: Calvin Lokko I am involved with a student club called Engineers Without Borders at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (EWB-UAH). The purpose of our chapter is to help build a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs and equip leaders to solve the world’s most pressing […]

Remembering the Spirit of Lauren

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017
Remembering the Spirit of Lauren

Author: Becky White, PTP It has been seven months since the death of our friend and co-worker Lauren Nickles, but her legacy lives on in our employees. Lauren had such a positive influence on our work culture at Sain that we wanted to celebrate and reinforce it for future generations.  For those reasons we created […]

Mountain Brook Sidewalk Project

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017
Mountain Brook Sidewalk Project

Author: Jennifer Brown, P.E. The Mountain Brook Sidewalks APPLE Study was initiated by the City of Mountain Brook through the Advanced Planning, Programming, and Logical Engineering (APPLE) program developed by the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham (RPCGB). The City requested professional planning assistance to evaluate the feasibility of installing sidewalks along roadways located in […]

Back in the Classroom with Inverness Elementary

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017
Back in the Classroom with Inverness Elementary

Author: Nathan Currie, P.E. For most of us, now that summer has passed and school is back in session, we’ve settled back into our usual fall routines, whether it be football, escaping outside to enjoy the fall weather or getting ahead at the office in preparation for the end of the year. For a few […]

2017 Fish Fry Recap

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017
2017 Fish Fry Recap

Many thanks to all who joined us on Friday, September 15 for our annual Client Fish Fry at the historic Cahaba Pumping Station.  We had a great time together and can’t wait ‘til next year!  

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 […]

Who We Are: The Sain FunTime Committee

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017
Who We Are: The Sain FunTime Committee

By: Becky White, Vice President / Organization Development   Once a month a small group of representatives from each department at Sain, including branch locations, comes together to discuss a very important topic: fun. As the Sain Associates Funtime Committee, we are charged with planning social events and service activities that promote team-building and camaraderie […]

What’s the Risk?

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017
What’s the Risk?

Becky White, Vice President / Organization Development My first introduction to risk assessment was a childhood Bible lesson about the wise man who built his house on the rock and the foolish man who built on sand. While there is an underlying theological message in this parable from Matthew, there is also a superficial message […]