Category Archives: Site Engineering

Meet Our New Civil Engineering Project Manager and Survey Team Leader

We’re excited that in the past few weeks, two new team members have joined Sain Associates. Chris Jenkins and Roger Joiner are joining Sain with a wide variety of  past experience and doing great in the new roles so far. … Continue reading

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Design-Build for Site Engineering and More

By Darren Hamrick, P.E., LEED AP, Manager/Project Development and Site Engineering and Jim Meads, P.E., President/CEO Because design-build can come into play in various kinds of site engineering projects, we’ve mentioned it in previous blog posts, but until now we’ve … Continue reading

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Did You Know: Working With the Land and Where to Build What

By Lawren Pratt, P.E., LEED AP, Site Engineering Team Leader As civil engineers and surveyors, there are many aspects of our daily jobs that are second nature to us. But we hear common questions about our field often from the … Continue reading

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Site Engineering Helps Revitalize Urban Areas

By Darren Hamrick, P.E., LEED AP, Manager/Project Development, Site Engineering When tackling site engineering projects in urban settings, such as downtown Birmingham, the areas we’re working on typically have been developed multiple times in the past. This means that they … Continue reading

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Did You Know: Erosion Control

As civil engineers and surveyors, there are many aspects of our daily jobs that are second nature to us. But we hear common questions about our field often from the public. In this “Did You Know” blog series, we’ll answer … Continue reading

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Sain Associates Wins Excellence in Construction Awards

One of the biggest government projects Sain Associates has been involved in is the Martin Army Community Hospital in Ft. Benning, Georgia. The state of the art facility will provide health care to more than 90,000 soldiers, family members and … Continue reading

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Do Your (Early) Due Diligence

By Lawren Pratt, P.E., LEED AP, Site Engineering Team Leader When it comes to due diligence, the sooner we do our front-end homework, the better off the project may be. While some developers may want to pinch pennies in the … Continue reading

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Coming Together with Online Collaboration

By Darren Hamrick, P.E., LEED AP Sain Associates Manager/Project Development, Site Engineering The concept of using online collaboration for meetings has been out there for several years. In fact, we’ve been using this method effectively since 2007 at Sain Associates. … Continue reading

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Pursuing Government Projects

By Darren Hamrick, P.E., LEED AP Sain Associates Manager/Project Development, Site Engineering In 2000, I was the leader of Sain Associates’ first design-build government project. This was Phase 1 of the Von Braun Complex at Red Stone Arsenal in Huntsville, … Continue reading

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Sain Associates Welcomes New Member of Site Engineering Team

We are pleased to introduce our newest team member to Sain Associates, Caitlin Williams. Caitlin started work in July and is the newest designer in our Site Engineering Department. Growing up in Dora, Alabama, Caitlin was always encouraged by her … Continue reading

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