ACEC Alabama: Your Engineering Advocacy Partner

ACEC Alabama: Your Engineering Advocacy Partner

By:  Jim Meads, P.E. I am extremely honored to serve as President of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Alabama for the 2018/2019 fiscal year.  ACEC is the voice of the engineering profession in Alabama.  I am looking forward to an exciting year working alongside our Executive Director, Ms. Renée Casillas, and a fantastic […]

Professional Engineers Day

Professional Engineers Day

By: Jim Meads, P.E., President/CEO Sain Associates joins Professional Engineers (PE’s) from around the world in celebrating Professional Engineers Day on August 1, 2018. On this third annual PE Day we want to raise awareness about what it means to be a PE and to show appreciation for the work they do each day. To […]

Sain at Work in Central Alabama

Posted by and on Jul 24, 2018 in CE&I, New Projects, Safety | No Comments
Sain at Work in Central Alabama

By: Matt Stoops & Jeff Stephenson  Construction Engineering & Inspection (CE&I) is a crucial aspect for every project in the engineering world. This is essentially making sure the building or infrastructure is being built according to the plans and specifications from the owner. Sain has been involved in numerous CE&I projects this summer with several […]

History Underground Can Impact Your Project

History Underground Can Impact Your Project

By: Alicia Bailey, P.E.  Have you ever wondered how paving a new road through an undisturbed wooded area impacts the environment?  Sain Associates certainly has. Sometimes there are no major issues, but occasionally an engineer can get an unhappy surprise. 

6th Avenue South Green Infrastructure Project Update

6th Avenue South Green Infrastructure Project Update

By: Darren  Hamrick, PE, MS, LEED AP The City of Birmingham engaged Sain Associates to review the existing drainage conditions at 6th Avenue South near UAB, which experiences frequent flooding.  These flooding problems are related to the large watershed draining to this location and the lack of storm water management which was implemented many decades ago […]

A Call To Others (Guest Blog Post)

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Guest Post | No Comments
A Call To Others (Guest Blog Post)

“I met Chris Bond when we worked together on the Engineering Advisory Board for the engineering academy at Trussville High School. I admire Chris’s choice to use his engineering skills to meet his calling. I trust his story and the work he is doing will move you as it has me.” – Jim Meads My […]

Why Engineers are Talking about Roundabouts

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in Transportation | No Comments

Roundabouts may not be prevalent enough in the Southeast that you would see one every day, but they are quickly gaining popularity in the region.

Sain Website Gets New Look

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Sain Associates News | No Comments
Sain Website Gets New Look

A few months ago, you may have noticed that Sain Associates redesigned our logo. But we didn’t stop there! We were so happy with our new look that we recently redesigned our website as well.

Big Year Ahead for Sain Associates

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in New Office, New Projects | No Comments

After the holidays and a little downtime spent clearing the clutter and getting ready for the New Year, we are excited about 2013 and all it has in store for Sain Associates.

Sain’s Christmas Service Project

Posted by on Dec 11, 2012 in Community involvement | No Comments
Sain’s Christmas Service Project

While the season of shopping, baking and attending Christmas parties is fun and busy, Sain Associates decided to slow down as a company and do a service project this year for Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes (ABCH).One of our greatest desires as a company is to serve others. We feel that we owe it to our community to give back. We were excited to take part in donating to children, as their joy is especially exciting during the Christmas season. Nothing beats the glow of a child’s face when they receive a gift.