Safe Digging with Alabama 811

Posted by on Mar 31, 2020 in Best Practices, Safety | No Comments
Safe Digging with Alabama 811

By: Matt Lackey, Survey- UAS/Drone Pilot Whether you are an engineer, contractor, or property owner, you play an essential role in keeping people safe with every dig. Safe digging begins with calling Alabama 811. Alabama 811 is dedicated to preventing damage to Alabama’s underground utilities and promoting public safety. The organization functions as a communication […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sain Summit

Sain Summit

By: Joe Meads, P.E. Recently Becky White, Darren Hamrick, and Joe Meads represented Sain Associates at a lunch hosted by Brenda Phillips, President/COO of Sain Engineering Associates (SEA), and other key staff. We affectionately call this a “Sain Summit.” Sain Associates was founded in 1972 by Charles Sain, and Steve Sain founded Sain Engineering in […]

2019 Spirit of Lauren Award

2019 Spirit of Lauren Award

On October 8 our Sain family celebrated the Spirit of Lauren Award, an annual award given in memory of Lauren Nickles, our friend and co-worker. At the celebration, we shared an old-fashioned breakfast, which was one of Lauren’s favorite things. Lauren’s mother, children and aunt were present with us to honor Lauren’s memory and celebrate […]

Sain Hosts 8th Annual Client Appreciation Fish Fry

Sain Hosts 8th Annual Client Appreciation Fish Fry

Last Friday, we hosted our Annual Fish Fry at the Cahaba Pumping Station Museum. This is one of our favorite events because we get to celebrate you – our amazing clients who keep our business flourishing. Guests enjoyed the warm September weather, feasted on Whisker’s Catfish, and cooled off with Bendy’s Cookies & Cream. Thanks […]

What’s In Your Backpack?

Posted by on May 28, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
What’s In Your Backpack?

By: Alicia Bailey, P.E. An old motto that has echoed the hallways at Sain Associates for many years is “Learn, Earn, and Return”.  As school comes to an end and summer begins, we reflect on the “return” being invested into building a future of engineers.  With this, we would like to share a special story […]