Secret No More: Top Young Professional, Derek Michel

In January, Engineering News Record, a leading industry magazine announced its “Top 20 Under 40 List”. It’s a collection of some the South’s leading young professionals. C1S is honored and excited for our project manager and mechanical designer, Derek Michel, who was one of those honored with this prestigious award. “Since Derek joined our team… Read More

Marine Veteran and Senior Construction Superintendent Gil Lopez

All in the Family: Marine Veteran and Senior Construction Superintendent Gil Lopez

Visit virtually any construction site where C1S employees are hard at work, and one friendly face sure to greet you is Gil Lopez. Seriously, he is everywhere. In just six months as a Senior Construction Superintendent, he has played an important role in projects with clients including CarbonLITE, Aloe Vera of North America, Fresh Express,… Read More

The Road to C1S-Mechanical Designer, Brooke Holley

Ask ten C1S employees about the journey that led them to our team, and you’re sure to get ten different answers. Some went the more traditional route, getting their engineering degrees and finding us through a career fair. Others began their professional lives serving our country and gaining some valuable skills along the way before… Read More

Correct Estimate: C1S’s Stephen Leask

Correct Estimate: C1S’s Stephen Leask

In construction, before the first pieces of debris are cleared, the heavy machinery is moved in, and the finished product begins taking shape comes a series of conversations. These conversations include everyone from property owners to sub contractors. The topic? You guessed it. Oftentimes it’s the almighty dollar. At C1S, Stephen Leask is one of… Read More

Dustin White C1S

Blue Jeans for A Button Up: Dustin White

For more than a dozen years, construction sites felt like a second home for Dustin White. They were a place he could bring plans to life and talk shop, getting into detail about design, budget, safety, labor, and everything in between, all while sporting his favorite outfit. “I’m comfortable in blue jeans, steel toed boots,… Read More

Andrew Clendenen Trial by Fire

Trial By Fire

At C1S, our team members are our most valuable assets. That’s why we take the time to invest in them professionally through things like continued education and networking opportunities, personally through the use of experienced mentors, and even physically through group activities like our “Susta1ners” running team and “Biggest Loser Challenge.” One major beneficiary of… Read More

Work Hard, Play Hard: C1S Crawfish Boil 2017

Work Hard, Play Hard: C1S Crawfish Boil 2017 (Video)

On Friday, April 21st, team members, their families, clients, and friends of the company gathered for the 8th Annual C1S Crawfish Boil. The event began as a way to say thank you to the people who have a stake in our success, and is one of many ways we live up to one of our… Read More

Safety First! Meet Construction Superintendent, Jason Burrhus:

Safety First! Meet Construction Superintendent, Jason Burrhus

Construction can be a dangerous, even deadly job. In a world where dangers can come from nature, environmental conditions, heavy equipment and even human error, the risks workers face are numerous. With this in mind, C1S is committed to safety. In fact, safety is one of our core values, and at the forefront of our… Read More

Employee of the year: Jane of all trades

Jane of All Trades

Take a look at just about any business card and it will tell you a lot. Name, phone number, email address, title, it’s all on there. The title on Christine Clary-Lackey’s business card is “Contract Administrator.” That’s because “Jane of All Trades”, while fitting, just didn’t seem appropriate. “I wear a number of hats, so… Read More

Office “Funny Guy” Making a Serious Impact at C1S

Office “Funny Guy” Making a Serious Impact at C1S

Let’s face it. Unless you work at Facebook, life in most offices has a reputation for being a little dull. At an engineering office? The pace of play generally screeches to a halt. But walk through C1S’s newly renovated headquarters, and there is a different feel. Of course there are times of intense focus as… Read More