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Sarah Scarborough Named Young Engineer of the Year

PES Structural Engineers is excited to announce that Sarah Scarborough, P.E., S.E., has been selected as the 2020 Young Engineer of the Year by the Structural Engineers Association of Georgia (SEAOG). The Young Engineer of the Year Award is awarded to a practicing structural engineer aged 35 or younger (as of the date of the application deadline) who is recognized by colleagues for his/her outstanding service and commitment to the profession and association, involvement with the mentoring and development of younger members, and technical and ethical competence.

David Aucoin, P.E, a principal with PES said, “Sarah’s ability to push things forward has been a critical factor in keeping PES dynamic in a fast-changing marketplace.  She is spearheading our firm’s adoption of lean principles and has been coaching our project teams in the use of lean practices.  Additionally, Sarah is involved in many of our most complex projects and remains the first option for many of our young engineers when they have analysis questions.”

Sarah is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering with a focus in Structures. Sarah joined the firm as an intern while at Georgia Tech and now has over eight years of experience on projects ranging from hotels and industrial buildings to senior living facilities and high-end automotive dealerships. In addition to serving as a Project Manager for the firm, she acts as the Quality Assurance Manager and assists in overseeing the firm’s continuing education and onboarding programs. She also focuses on the development and implementation of company processes and standards. Sarah is involved with the Georgia Community of Practice of the Lean Construction Institute and serves as a current board member and past chair of the SEAOG Young Members Group.