The “Make Kindness Contagious” theme is now spreading beyond its origins from a child named Natasha in Anaheim by sticking to TAIT’s truck bumpers wherever they ride. After our kind CEO and former Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait’s kindness presentation to the company in February, our own compliance technician Adolfo Aguilar decided to spread kindness from our office to all over the roads of California! Adolfo suggested getting the kindness bumper sticker to place on TAIT service trucks, and we thought it was the perfect idea for all TAIT vehicles. (more…)
We did it again, thanks to our associates! TAIT & Associates ranked an exciting 12th place for a mid-size company in Orange County Register’s Top 140 Workplaces in Orange County for 2018. It's a big jump up from previous 2016 and 2017 wins, and we are honored to be featured among other top work places throughout the County once again. “It is truly because of all of the amazing people here at this company that we are able to share in this accomplishment,” Managing Director, Trevor Tait says of the award. “Without every associate contributing in a such a unique and meaningful way, we would not be able to accomplish things like this.” (more…)
Thankful to be on Engineering News-Record (ENR) California Top Design Firms list consistently, TAIT is excited to have jumped from last year’s 76th to this year’s 59th rank! This 2018 jump showcases our associates’ work ethic, talent, and the growth TAIT continues to achieve as a direct consequence. (more…)
In March 2018, TAIT & Associates’ Santa Ana office was happy to participate again in Anaheim Union High School District’s AIME Mentoring Program. Twelve students from Anaheim High School came to visit the office to hear about what we do and career advice from TAIT engineers and associates. Topics discussed included what a civil engineer is; the positive change civil engineers can make; the process of engineering from concept to construction; benefits of being a civil engineer; and having pride in your work. Many of the upperclassmen students are interested in engineering and were eager to hear how TAIT associates found their way to careers at TAIT within the engineering field.
TAIT kicked off the beginning of 2018 with our annual management meeting to come together, celebrate successes, and plan for the future. Managers and directors from across TAIT offices, spanning from California to Texas, met at the headquarters in Santa Ana and went on to the main event held at the Santa Ana Country Club. During the meeting, leaders talked about the values, culture and goals the company has both met and wants to continue growing in the coming years. A major theme was the way TAIT prides itself on having a “small company culture and big company expertise.” (more…)
TAIT’s environmental branch, TAIT Environmental Services, Inc., has again been awarded PG&E’s certificate of “Gold Shovel Standard" for demonstrating high standards of safe excavation practices around underground facilities. (more…)
TAIT is excited to announce our rank as one of the Orange County Register’s Top 140 Workplaces in Orange County for 2017! Having ranked in 2016 with so many admirable work places throughout the county, we are proud to be counted among them once again. We are especially thankful for our associates who continue to help make TAIT the best it can be. The Orange County Register’s ranking and overall results are showcased in the Top Workplaces special section, published in the Register on December 8, 2017.
TAIT Project Engineer Daniela Malott, PE, attended the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2017 History and Heritage Student Night, an iconic event that ASCE’s Orange County Branch holds every year. The gathering provides college students with an opportunity to meet engineering professionals and discuss their career vision and goals. “Sharing with students about the TAIT culture, what we do and how my career has been working for TAIT was an incredible and rewarding opportunity,” Daniela says of representing TAIT as a sponsor at the event. (more…)
The OC Register featured TAIT in a recent Oct 8th, 2017 article headlining our Top Work Place ranking, and we are thankful for this great spotlight. On the front page of its “Jobs” section, the newspaper spot details our efforts to provide an enriching work-life balance for our associates, who are the heart of our company. (more…)
This June of 2017 marked a special anniversary at TAIT & Associates – We celebrated Mr. Greg Stewart’s 40th year working at TAIT! Greg started at the company as a young man and has dedicated all these years to growing with TAIT in the Survey Department and beyond. (more…)
TAIT ranked number 15 on Orange County Business Journal’s 2017 list of top environmental consultants. The list is pulled from local billings of the largest environmental firms in Orange County and highlights growth increases. We thank the Orange County Business Journal for their recognition of our hard work and a successful year!
The TAIT Boise office was happy to welcome another kindergarten class field trip from Lowell Elementary! Ms. Auston brought the new kindergarteners to learn about Architecture and Engineering from our Boise office experts. The TAIT team taught the children a few techniques for drawing, measuring, 3D drafting and surveying, introducing them to the field with some fun hands-on experience. (more…)
TAIT & Associates is proud to announce our rank as one of the Orange County Register’s Top 125 Workplaces in Orange County for 2016! With so many estimable business establishments throughout the county, we are honored to be counted among the best places to work for our top notch associates. The Orange County Register’s ranking and overall results will be showcased in the Top Workplaces special section, published in the Register on December 9th. Stay tuned for 2017 results... (more…)
On top of already being one of Engineering News Record (ENR) California’s Top 2016 firms, ENR has also given one of TAIT’s projects a 2016 Best Projects Award: the Del Amo Fashion Center Renovation won Best Project in the Renovation/Restoration category. TAIT provided a variety of engineering and development services for Phase 1 of the project, as well as preliminary engineering design for a Phase 2 expansion. Our own Mike Silvey was an integral part of managing TAIT’s services for Del Amo from concept to completion. The project was honored at their Best Projects Awards October Event in Los Angeles on stage, and is highlighted in ENR California’s October 3rd issue.
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. (more…)