Generous community volunteer earns SCJ Cares Award

The Thurston County Chamber Foundation's Math for Life program is just one of many ways SCJ Cares Award-winner Dan Phillips serves his community. Dan Phillips’s motivation may have changed over the years, but his dedication to volunteering remains steadfast. In…

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Engineer Honored for his Entrepreneurial Spirit

Project Manager Charlie Severs, PE   ---  SCJ's 2020 Entrepreneurial Award winner. The awards ceremony was virtual, but the appreciation was very real. Last month, Project Manager Charlie Severs, PE was recognized with one of SCJ Alliance's most prestigious honors, the…

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Projects take flight with SCJ’s drone program

Drone imagery of our Centralia College TransAlta Commons project Search and rescue missions. Window cleaning. Delivering life-saving medicine to remote areas. These are just some of the ways drones are being used today. Drones have come a long way since…

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The magic of open-water swimming in the Puget Sound

Swimming into the sunset by SCJ's Chelsea Lee Author Susann Babaei, a project engineer with our Seattle Transportation Design team, recently joined a swimming group that ventures the open waters of the Puget Sound. Susann is a motivator and resource…

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Trailblazing the SCJ way

The outdoors has become a refuge for many as the pandemic wears on. From reducing cabin fever to treating Zoom fatigue, spacious parks and beaches provide options for socially distanced picnics, and campgrounds at reduced capacity are giving families space…

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Horsey the Chestnut Tree: Connecting people to place

A horse-chestnut tree (Aesculus hippocastanum) has taken center stage in the design of an assisted living and memory care center project in Covington, Washington. Lovingly referred to as Horsey by the project design team, the nearly 50-year-old tree stands at…

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A message from our CEO: SCJ’s response to COVID-19

SCJ’s Mission: Serving our clients, communities and each other with creativity, knowledge, insight and perspective. Like everyone in Washington state, and across the world, SCJ Alliance is taking extraordinary measures to ensure the health and well-being of our staff while…

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