SEA is an 100% Employee-Owned Company providing a family culture wrapped in relentless integrity

Why Work at Sain?

Sain Engineering Associates, Inc. (SEA) is an employee-owned, small business certified company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. We have successfully provided comprehensive energy consulting services to help our clients optimize building performance and reduce utility costs for more than 30 years worldwide.

We take great pride in the fact that we are an employee owned company. We believe this combines the financial interests of our employees with those of the original shareholders, so that team work and a long-range investment perspective toward the business are in everyone’s best interest. If you are a hardworking individual who wants to join an amazing team that works and plays hard in a business casual environment, you should consider exploring opportunities at Sain Engineering Associates. SEA is committed to providing the best benefits for our employees with an opportunity to share in the growth of the company.

What We Offer

Our Culture

  • Family Oriented
  • Business Casual
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Ownership and Accountability 
  • Client Commitment 
  • Fun!

Our Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Plan with Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Vacation/Sick Days

Sharing Our Growth

In addition to competitive benefits, SEA offers tenured team members the SEA Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Members can take pride in the fact that they, too, are provided the opportunity to become an “owner” of SEA. This is a great example of how SEA believes in the people that make it great.

Sain Engineering Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state or local law. Benefits are subject to change at the discretion of the company.

“SEA’s team has outstanding camaraderie. When work is challenging, you always have a coworker eager to assist. I appreciate being a part of a well-run, profitable and small company.”

Dan Richards, Energy Engineer

“SEA cares about their employees’ well being and individual needs to fulfill client requirements. The climate fosters peer support and skillset sharing to create a more powerful and knowledgeable team to meet a variety of client requirements in unique situations and locations.”

Kirk Hampton, Resource Energy Manager

“SEA provides its employees with the autonomy needed to get the work done with a flexible environment to meet work-life balance.”

Bill Sommer, Commissioning Authority

“As a SEA REM, working at SEA gives me the exposure and opportunity to develop renewable energy systems that have a positive impact on our climate. Few positions give you the ability to identify, develop, manage and complete projects with such freedom.”

Sean Svendsen, REM


Common Positions

We accomplish long-term retention of high quality employees by providing professional improvement opportunities, employee incentives and clear direction. Our staff of highly experienced career engineering and planning professionals are committed to their technical domains to meet the challenges our customers face. 

If you are a certified energy manager or professional engineer interested in working for SEA, we would love to hear from you. Below are some common positions SEA often recruits:

For additional information, please Email SEA’s Human Resource Department at