Tag Archives: Darren Hamrick

Sain Associates Brand Words: Collaborative

By Jim Meads, P.E., President/CEO and Darren Hamrick, P.E., LEED AP, Leader/Civil Engineering Division Over the last few weeks, our team leaders and principals have explored and discussed our new brand words, trustworthy, experienced and forehanded. This brings us to … 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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National Recognition Award for Martin Army Community Hospital

We are very proud of our work on the Martin Army Community Hospital at Fort Benning. We’ve been honored to receive Excellence in Construction awards for the project, and we’re excited to add a National Recognition Award to the list. … 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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Why You Need to Worry About Wastewater Management

By Darren Hamrick, Team Leader/Project Development & Site Engineering and Member, Albama On-Site Wastewater Board I’m working on a project right now for a client who’s developing an industrial operations center for 120 employees. The client purchased the site for … 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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How Adoption Blessed My Family

By Darren Hamrick, P.E., LEED AP Sain Associates Manager/Project Development, Site Engineering Although my daughter Chloe wasn’t born to my wife Lynette and I biologically, there’s no doubt that God planned for her to be our daughter.  We believe that … Continue reading

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Getting Creative to Handle Increased Storm Water Regulations

By Darren Hamrick, P.E., LEED AP, Manager of Project Development and Site Engineering When we start talking about storm water run-off and related regulations, most people’s eyes glaze over pretty quickly. But it’s an area of expertise for Sain Associates, … Continue reading

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USDA rural development and application process

By Darren Hamrick, P.E., MSCE, LEED AP In order to successfully promote projects and secure funding for wastewater projects with the USDA, it’s important to understand the history and purpose of the USDA Rural Development Administration. Authority for the USDA … Continue reading

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