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 […]

New Roads with Unique Challenges

New Roads with Unique Challenges

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. Engineers and planners face a variety […]

Bringing Light to Dark Situations with Designs for Hope

Posted by on Mar 11, 2020 in Community, Community involvement | No Comments
Bringing Light to Dark Situations with Designs for Hope

By: Mary Hope Kalin, Marketing Coordinator Designs for Hope is making great strides in providing sustainable electricity, clean water, and other innovative solutions to Christian disciple makers in developing countries. The Alabama-based nonprofit uses engineering as a missional ministry to serve communities in Uganda, Kenya, Sri Lanka, India, and Nicaragua. Sain has supported Designs for […]

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, […]

From Intern to Engineer

From Intern to Engineer

By: Ryan Medley Summer may seem far away, but here at Sain Associates, we are already searching for our next student intern for the summer of 2020.  In 2016, I had the chance to intern over the summer at Sain and gained invaluable experience working alongside Sain’s engineers.  As I approach my three-year anniversary in […]

Why We Love Sain

Why We Love Sain

By: Caroline Young In 1972, Hack Sain founded Sain Associates, and in our training room, we have a framed shadow box of Hack’s old design instruments. Although these tools are now relics, they reflect our history and remind us of how much we have evolved. Just as engineering has moved forward, incorporating better technology, our […]

Time to Rebuild Alabama!

Time to Rebuild Alabama!

By: Jim Meads, P.E. Alabama drivers saw a 6-cent state gas tax increase this past weekend starting September 1st. This was the first increment of the 10-cent tax approved this year by the legislature and Governor Kay Ivey. Alabama’s Fuel Tax of 18 cents per gallon on gas and 19 cents on diesel was the […]

Post P.E. Exam Reflections

Posted by on Jul 30, 2019 in Site Engineering, Training, Uncategorized | No Comments
Post P.E. Exam Reflections

New requirements for the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam went into effect late 2018. See the details on the changes in this post. Calvin Lokko, David Coggin and Ryan Abernathy recently took the PE exam, being the first Sain employees to complete the test with the new regulations. Calvin, David, and Ryan explained […]

Update From ACEC Leadership Development Series

Posted by on Apr 10, 2018 in Leadership, Uncategorized | No Comments
Update From ACEC Leadership Development Series

By: Tony Montanaro, P.E. I was selected to be Sain’s representative in this year’s ACEC Leadership Development Series. I am truly honored to join a group of folks from Architecture and Engineering firms from around the state of Alabama, as we dig into what it means to lead in an A&E firm. It’s a great […]

Engineers Without Borders

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017 in Uncategorized, Who We Are | No Comments
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 […]