Site Engineering

Making a Difference with Site Design

As the Civil Practice Leader at Sain Associates, I am privileged to witness firsthand the impact that civil engineering has on the communities we serve. At the heart of our mission is a commitment to excellence in site engineering and design, and it is through this lens that we actively contribute to the positive transformation…
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Project Spotlight: United States District Courthouse

Sain Associates completed the civil site design and permitting for a 68,000 SF federal courthouse on the former Anniston City Hall site at Gurnee Avenue. The scope of work included boundary and topographic surveys, site layout, grading, stormwater management, erosion control, utilities, and construction services. Sain coordinated with a team led by B.L. Harbert Construction…
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Meet the Birmingham Site Team

Let us introduce ourselves – we are Sain Associates’ Birmingham Site Team! As a group, we combine our design expertise, strong relationships, and ability to handle difficult and complex problems to deliver quality services to a variety of markets. Over the years, our team has successfully completed projects ranging from a few thousand square feet…
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Site Engineering Helps Revitalize Urban Areas

When tackling site engineering projects in urban settings, such as downtown Birmingham, the areas we are working on typically have been developed multiple times in the past. This means that they frequently involve environmental remediation or rehabilitation. Redevelopment of these old sites is a very sustainable approach for planning a project or revitalizing a city….
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Sain is the place to be!

This past May, I celebrated my fourth “Sainiversary” in working a full-time position at Sain Associates. My Sain journey began with an internship in 2016 where I worked with our Infrastructure, Site, and Traffic teams. Little did I know, I would become a member of the Site team just one short year later.  In the…
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Employee Spotlight – Stefan Graeber, P.E.

A few weeks ago, we happily announced the addition of Stefan Graeber, P.E., to our Civil/Site Team. Before joining Sain, he worked as a professional civil engineer in the public and private sectors. His project experience spans all phases of project design, bidding, construction, and project closeout. But did you know that Stefan is a…
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New Hire and Promotions

We have big news to share! We are excited to announce the addition of Stefan Graeber, P.E., to the firm and the promotions of Alicia Bailey, P.E., and Darren Hamrick P.E., LEED AP, MSCE, to enhanced roles. Stefan Graeber, P.E., recently joined Sain Associates as Team Leader of the Civil/Site group in the Birmingham, Alabama…
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Recap of 2020 and Looking Forward to 2021

A whirlwind of uncertainty landed on us in 2020, and we quickly learned how to adapt and be flexible. Although 2020 included a lot of the unknown, our team encountered several milestones throughout the year.  The most important highlight was adding a full-service branch office in Huntsville, Alabama. During 2020, our team attended award events…
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Anthony Aspito: Intern Spotlight

This summer, Sain welcomed two student interns to the team. Their internship experience has exposed them to multiple civil engineering projects both in and out of the office. A few weeks ago, we spotlighted CE&I Intern Matt Hardegree. This week, we are excited to highlight Anthony Aspito. Since the beginning of the summer, Anthony has…
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