One of Hollywood’s highly anticipated media-entertainment campuses, the Academy on Vine, is breaking ground with an opening date set for early 2020. Construction is in full swing, and Netflix is now the primary tenant for this modern office complex, which spans an entire 3.5 acre block and includes a 20-story tower residential building and retail space. TAIT is excited to watch these Hollywood buildings come to life as we provide final construction support, having served as Engineer of Record for this high-profile venture. Visit this news feature by Curbed LA to learn more.
TAIT Environmental Services, Inc. is proud to announce that we are now ISO 9001:2015 certified, reflecting our commitment to high quality and continuous improvement now and for years to come. This quality management system pertains to processes relating to the management of services provided by TAIT Environmental Services, Inc., which are managed out of the Santa Ana, CA and Richardson, TX locations. These services include fuel storage tank compliance, testing, inspections, repair, maintenance, and construction. To achieve this certification, we demonstrated the management and operational practices to ensure that what we deliver to you adheres to the standards you expect.
As 2019 comes to a close, we are humbled and honored to announce that we have ranked 4th in the overall list of Top Workplaces in Orange County by the OC Register! This is the 4th year in a row we've made the list. "We have this culture of kindness. … It’s thinking about people’s careers.
Leaps & Bounds is a unique facility dedicated to children’s physical therapy using horseback riding, and TAIT was the architect for making its new property come to life. Our design and Leaps & Bounds’ caring vision for its patients came together to create what has now won City of Norco’s Beautification Award. (more…)
Here at TAIT we are passionate about designing infrastructure needed for clean water throughout the communities we serve. We’re proud to join forces with Wine To Water, a non-profit organization that transforms lives through the power of clean water in third world countries. While our engineers design pipelines to distribute clean water for our modern first world, Wine To Water brings water filtration systems to deliver clean water to people who would otherwise need to walk miles to reach it. In October 2019 we held our very first Wine To Water Filter Build Program event that gave associates throughout our local and regional offices a team building activity with a big global impact.
The Orcutt Union School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve a 99-year ground lease with TAIT & Associates to develop a senior living facility on 9.5 acres of the district’s surplus land in Orcutt, CA. The project will include 233 units of independent living, assisted-living and memory-care living, along with a community gathering center and a play-for-all park where children with disabilities will have access to meaningful play. Read more from Noozhawk.
A new TAIT Development project was recently featured in the news. TAIT was unanimously approved by the Orange County Board of Supervisors to develop the 375 acre Coyote Canyon former landfill property in Newport Coast, CA. Read more from the OC Register and Newport Beach Independent.
One of our very own associates, Paul McCarter, PG with TAIT Environmental Services, was picked up in a CenturyLink Helicopter from the TAIT Loveland Office parking lot to fly to the Whiskey Mountain. He flew to Riverton, Wyoming where they stopped to refuel and spent two hours sampling for an old diesel spill at Whiskey Mountain. He then flew back to Lander, Wyoming to refuel one last time and headed back to the TAIT Loveland Office parking lot. He was able to fly about 300 miles and finish his sampling all in one day!
Daniela Malott, Project Engineer at TAIT’s Santa Ana office, has been working with Viviana Sanchez to put together the TAIT Mentorship Program. This is a new program that will be rolled out for the Engineering Department to support career building. (more…)
On July 31, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI), which has the goal of returning formerly contaminated lands to long-term sustainable and productive reuse for communities. The Monterey Park Market Place Shopping Center was one of the places recognized for the successful reuse accomplished. TAIT was honored to have been the Engineer of Record for this development and to have been able to commemorate with EPA for their 20th anniversary of the SRI.
Congratulations to Jerry Mercado, in our TAIT Norco office, for being selected to be on the American Institute of Architects (AIAIC) Board of Directors! The AIAIC has served as the leading voice for architecture professionals since 1857 and continues to be the most prominent membership organization for license architects, emerging professionals and allied partners. The mission of AIA is to serve as a resource for its members, allied professionals and the general public through advocacy, community, education and outreach.
Jason Morris, who recently received a promotion to Project Engineer at TAIT’s Santa Ana office, is one of our outstanding associates earning this spotlight to showcase some fun facts about his background and personality. We sat down and asked Jason some serious (and not so serious) questions about his professional career thus far and his unique interests and talents outside of the office: (more…)
TAIT’s Santa Ana office colleagues participated in the OC Marathon Corporate Challenge’s 5k and Half Marathon events. The company with the highest level of participation in each division won a special award for their office and was publically recognized by the OC Marathon in email and social media. Of all the mid-sized companies, TAIT placed 4th overall, which is pretty amazing! The TAIT team had a practice running schedule every week leading up to the event to help prepare those who participated.
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…)