Engineers’ Day on the Hill

Posted by on Mar 24, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Engineers’ Day on the Hill

The world looks different today than it did yesterday. As we face the unknown of the coronavirus, Sain Associates will continue to bring weekly content to the blog. We find comfort in providing uplifting news but also bringing a sense of routine while we navigate through this fluid environment.  By: Richard Holt, P.E., Tennessee Branch […]

Girl Day 2020

Posted by on Feb 25, 2020 in Community involvement, Training, Uncategorized | No Comments
Girl Day 2020

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, also known as Girl Day, is a national event promoted by DiscoverE as part of their Engineering Week initiative. The purpose of the event is to introduce girls to local female leaders, help develop their understanding of engineering, and inspire girls to pursue engineering or technical occupations. This year, […]

Demystifying Recruitment in 2020

Posted by on Feb 18, 2020 in Community involvement, Uncategorized | No Comments
Demystifying Recruitment in 2020

By: Caroline Young Recruitment is a difficult topic to tackle because sometimes finding and hiring the right candidate seems like luck or some sort of alchemy—perhaps that’s why PSMJ chose Disney World as the site of their most recent conference. Would the magic of Disney rub off on the A/E industry’s recruitment efforts? This past […]

Sain Gives Back

Sain Gives Back

There is no doubt that hunger and poverty plague all parts of the world. Rise Against Hunger was founded in 1998 with the vision to end hunger by providing food and aid to the world’s most vulnerable. Their work has expanded beyond meal packaging and distribution – the organization focuses on responding to natural and […]

Welcome to Our Tribe

Welcome to Our Tribe

By: Chris Jenkins, PE As we enter 2020, my wife Andrea and I find ourselves reflecting on all the wonderful gifts we received last year – the greatest of which was the adoption of our son, Gabe, on September 30, 2019. Adopting from foster care is not an easy process, but it is one that […]

A Recap of 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020

Posted by on Jan 7, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments
A Recap of 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020

By: Joe Meads, P.E., Principal/Owner 2019 was an outstanding year, and I’m grateful for our excellent clients and great staff. The most important item of the year was adding Alicia Bailey, P.E., as a shareholder. It was an award-winning year at Sain. Awards included: Civil Engineering Awards from ABC Alabama Chapter’s Excellence in Construction – […]

A Holly Jolly Sain Christmas

Posted by on Dec 17, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
A Holly Jolly Sain Christmas

One of our favorite events this time of year is our annual Christmas party. It’s a time for us to get out of our regular office routine and mingle, not as coworkers, but as friends and family. On Friday, December 6, we gathered at the Vulcan Park & Museum to celebrate the Christmas season. We […]

Drones for Surveying

Posted by on Dec 11, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Drones for Surveying

Drones are the future of Surveying, Urban Planning, Land Management, and Construction/Earthwork/Quantities. Whether measuring cut & fill, performing as-built surveys, boosting quarry productivity, or gathering planning information, drones can change the way professionals gather and measure data. Check out the video to see what we covered at our drone demonstration.

Get Counted in 2020 Census!

Get Counted in 2020 Census!

By: Erin Curry, P.E., R.S.P. Did you know the census is mandated by the US Constitution in Article 1, Section 2?  The first decennial census was conducted in 1790 and has been conducted every 10 years since.  The purpose of the census is to apportion Congressional Representatives and taxes, by population.  The census counts the […]