Events

SKA partners with Boy Scout Troop 107 for Earth Day Clean Up

SKA Consulting Engineers partnered with Boy Scout Troop 107 to clean up a section of the Bicentennial Greenway on Wednesday, April 22.  BSA Troop 107 First Class Scouts, Wesley and Mitchell Barham, with their dad, Assistant Scoutmaster Eric Barham (SKA Information Systems/Facilities Manager), took to the outdoors today to clean up a section of the…

Employee Appreciation Day Celebration

SKA took time to appreciate employee’s hard work and dedication on Employee Appreciation Day. Each office provided breakfast or lunch for the employees to thank them for all they do on a daily basis. See more photos on Instagram.

SKA Superhero Year End Event

The annual company-wide year end party was so much fun as we met at BoxCar Arcade in downtown Greensboro. This year the theme was Superhero and many came in character. Employees received awards given to those celebrating work anniversaries, including one for 25 years (See press release for complete list)! There was huge applause in…

Fall Festival 2019 brings with it some friendly competition

The Fall Festival was great fun with lots of winners and ah-mazing fall temperatures. Winners included two cornhole champs, chili awards for Most Unique, Best Overall, and Hottest and one bake off winner. As usual, the competition heated up both in chili recipes and on the cornhole boards, with April Jones and Andrew Faircloth on…

Mike Parker presenting an interesting project case study at ASCE NC Spring Conference

Mike Parker presents an interesting project case study regarding Duke Energy’s new Cliffside Concrete Chimney employing slip form concrete installation on May 17 at ASCE NC Spring Tech Seminar. The project involves a 500+ foot tall chimney in Gaffney, South Carolina. During the initial 100 foot of concrete slip forming of the base of the…

SKA’s Cinco de Mayo was a spicy event

SKA staff loves to gather to celebrate and especially loves tacos! We gathered to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, complete with Jay Neff’s spicy slow cooked black beans, Jeff Perrier’s incredible guacamole, and ended on a confetti cake pop surprise by resident expert baker, Maguita Edwards. Click here to check out more photos on our Instagram feed.

Tepke speaks at upcoming ICRI Spring Convention

Dave Tepke joins with Bryan Wood in this fascinating case study involving the assessment, repair and preservation of an NFL stadium. Issues presented include structural concrete repairs, joint replacement and aesthetic waterproofing to address deterioration and original construction defects that contributed to accelerated deterioration and leaking into conditioned spaces.  A condition assessment identified severely deteriorated…

SKA visits two schools with Marshmallow Building project, judges MESA students Science Fair, ends week Regional Bridge Building Competition

SKA celebrated Engineering Week by continuing it’s tradition of heading to local schools to talk to students about engineering as a career. Structural Engineer Intern, Erica Barber, MEP Engineer Intern, Kenzie McCollum, and Structural Engineer, Susan Russell, talked to two classes at Dalton McMichael High School about the principles of engineering. Kenzie and Erica led…