Posts Categorized ‘Civil Engineering’

Archery Hunting

Blog-TalkingtonMason Talkington,
Civil Engineer –

Blog-ArcheryI spend 335 days out of the year in anticipation of the month of September, it is my favorite month of the year. Is it because college and NFL football begin? No. Is it because it’s too hot in the summer? No.

September is my … Continue Reading

Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood

Blog-RauschJoe Rausch,
Civil Engineer –

Blog-7HabitsThe adage, “Seek first to understand, then to be understood” is Habit 5 from Steven R. Covey’s best seller, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” And if you sometimes wonder why your communications don’t work smoothly, it could be because you didn’t take the … Continue Reading

Enjoying the Ride

Blog-FrankenbergerRob Frankenberger,
Civil Engineer –



It has been thirteen months since returning to work at Martin/Martin after a year hiatus that included traveling around the world with my wife. In retrospect, the past year back in the “real world” has been in many ways just as challenging and rewarding … Continue Reading

A Campaign of Giving Back

Blog-FarrellCaryn Farrell,
Structural Administrative Assistant –

Gives Back Hand OnlyMartin/Martin has a tradition of volunteering for projects and causes. Many benefit the community while others help publicize the role and importance of engineering in our everyday lives. This past year we launched a dedicated, company-wide campaign of giving back to the community, we … Continue Reading

“…but don’t you need the government to say it’s ok first?”

G-Blog-Lorenger-MelyssaMelyssa Lorenger,
Civil Engineer –

Blog-CALThis year I got the privilege of participating in the CAL (Cleworth Architectural Legacy) program.  It is an 8 week project in which architects and engineers introduce the design-build concept to an elementary school classroom.  Over the 8 weeks, I was incredibly touched by the … Continue Reading