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 […]

More on Engineering Ethics

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017
More on Engineering Ethics

“With increasing competition to secure contracts for engineering and design services, AEC firm executives and practice leaders must ensure that they stand out among the crowd. But sometimes efforts to gain favor and secure contracts—particularly for government and public projects—can go too far.”

30 Year Milestone

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017
30 Year Milestone

Author: Jim Meads, P.E., President/CEO The era of employment for life is long over. Many people now migrate from job to job over their career in search of greater fulfillment and compensation. Society largely encourages this “job-hopping” to the extent that the average person changes jobs 10-15 times during his/her career. However, here at Sain we […]

Happy Labor Day!

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017
Happy Labor Day!

The entire Sain team wishes you a happy and safe Labor Day! In recognition of the holiday, the Sain offices will be closed on Monday, September 4th. We will resume regular business operations on Tuesday morning September 5th. Do you know the history of Labor Day? Recognized the first Monday in September, Labor Day is […]

Green Infrastructure for Drainage

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017
Green Infrastructure for Drainage

Author: Darren Hamrick, PE, MS, LEED AP, Leader/Civil Engineering Division  A relatively new topic, green infrastructure for drainage has become increasingly popular in recent years, as the desire to take care of our watersheds becomes even more important. In addition, new stormwater ordinances and more stringent criteria for state permit renewals are contributing to this […]

Employee Spotlight: Becky White

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017
Employee Spotlight: Becky White

  A few weeks ago, we happily announced two new shareholders within our company- Vann Rutledge and Becky White. Both have extensive tenure with the firm and serve on Sain’s Executive Committee, which allowed for a natural progression to shareholder. But, did you know that Becky worked as a stage manager for an opera company in […]

Employee Spotlight: Vann Rutledge

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017
Employee Spotlight: Vann Rutledge

With our recent news and exciting company announcement, we wanted to take a moment and shine the spotlight on our two new shareholders – Vann Rutledge and Becky White. Both have extensive tenure with the firm and serve on Sain’s Executive Committee, which allowed for a natural progression to shareholder. But, for example, did you know […]

Sain Associates Announces Two New Shareholders

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017
Sain Associates Announces Two New Shareholders

We have big news to share! Sain Associates is excited to announce two new shareholders. It was a natural transition that Becky White and Vann Rutledge are Sain’s newest shareholders as they both demonstrate incredible leadership and have been a part of Sain’s Corporate Executive Committee for a number of years. Becky White was formerly […]