TAIT’s David Sloan Promoted to Director of Engineering

TAIT is happy to announce the promotion of Project Manager David Sloan to Director of Engineering. At home base in our Santa Ana headquarters, David has been a strong force as a Project Manager for the past two years, winning new projects and driving them to successful completion, while motivating his teammates along the way. His hard work and optimistic attitude easily paved the way to his new leadership position as Director.  Continue reading

OCACF Groundbreaking Ceremony & New TAIT Project

In a groundbreaking ceremony held on July 29th, the County of Orange Board of Supervisors unveiled renderings and plans in the making for the new Orange County Animal Care Facility (OCACF) located in Tustin, CA. TAIT & Associates will serve as the civil engineer for Snyder Langston, who is responsible for the construction of the new facility.

The animal shelter will cover 10 acres at the former Tustin Marine Corps Air Station, using design features that honor the history of the site while providing a modernized, healthy environment for our animal friends. Continue reading

TAIT’s New Director of Development Services: Jay Washburn

TAIT & Associates, Inc. has joined forces with Jay Washburn, newly hired as the Director of Development Services to help grow and oversee TAIT’s Northern California office in Rancho Cordova. Jay, who brings over 20 years of industry experience, will direct strategic goals for the regional office, with an emphasis on providing comprehensive development services to national private developers, including retail, office, hospitality, multi-family, industrial and residential.

This is a strategic hire we’ve been seeking for quite some time. Jay has a unique skill set that weaves years of hands-on land development experience with a broad comprehensive perspective of our industry. We are excited and honored Jay is joining us,” said President of TAIT & Associates, Rich Tait, of the new hiring decision.

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TAIT Hosts Kindergarten Field Trip in Boise

The TAIT & Associates architectural office in Boise, Idaho was lucky enough to host a few fans from Mrs. Auston’s Lowell Elementary kindergarten class for the day.  The excited kindergarteners visited the office for an educational field trip where they cycled through work stations learning about 3-D modeling, using various instruments to measure and label the interior of a room, and drawing the front elevation of their own houses using drafting tools.  To top it off, they got to dress up as field surveyors for a fun photo op to showcase their new skills.

This is by far the best field trip ever, and I’ve been teaching a long time!” Mrs. Auston said of the day with TAIT.

Brian Liquin, Vice President of TAIT in Boise, shared in praising the event: “Virtually everyone contributed, but Susan (Dillingham) and Ben (Briggs) took the lead on setting it all up and making it educational AND fun. It was a fun and informative way we were able to give back!” Continue reading