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February Luncheon Presentation (ALCOSAN) Available

The February luncheon presentation from ALCOSAN is available.  Thank you to Arletta Scott Williams, Executive Director for joining us.


CLICK HERE to be directed to all our past presentations.

January Luncheon Presentation Available
January Luncheon Presentation Available

Thank you to Dr. Aurora Sharrard, Director of Sustainability at the University of Pittsburgh for joining us!  Her presentation is available at he following link:


Photos from the luncheon, including Officer Installation, RVP Medal and the January Luncheon Speaker are available  HERE


2020 SAME High School STEM Camp Applications Open!
2020 SAME High School STEM Camp Applications Open!

Don't miss this opportunity-  2020 Engineering & Construction Camp applications are OPEN!!  Please share with interested high school students!

CLICK HERE for our dedicated STEM page with information and link to registration.


SAME Pittsburgh Post is proud to provide scholarships to area students to attend STEM camps.

2020 SAME Engineering and Construction Camps:
June 14-20, 2020: US Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS
June 24-30, 2020: US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
June 21-27, 2020: US Navy STEM, Port Hueneme, CA
July 19-25, 2020: Scott Air Force Base, Scott AFB, IL

Did You Miss the November Luncheon? The Presentation is available!
Did You Miss the November Luncheon?  The Presentation is available!

If you are interested in a copy of the November Luncheon Presentation, Three Rivers Hydropower, by Rye Development please look to our Past Presentations.

Photos from the luncheon are available here.




21st Pittsburgh Regional Future City Competition
21st Pittsburgh Regional Future City Competition
The 21st Pittsburgh Regional Future City Competition, January 18, 2020, the theme for which is, “Clean Water: Tap Into Tomorrow!”  

SAME plans to participate again as Pre-Competition Day and Competition Day Judges and Volunteers to assist with the Future City Competition at the Carnegie Science Center, the descriptions for each opportunity can be found on the Future City website here

If interested, please contact Jim Daleyjdaley@crawfordcs.com

Do You Have an Energy or Water Sustainability Story for SAME TME?
If you have a great project success story to tell about energy and/or the water energy nexus the SAME journal, “The Military Engineer” will have an energy focused issue in March/April of 2020. This is a great opportunity to let our fellow engineers and scientists know of your great work on innovative approaches to improve energy resilience and reliability for our military or other federal agencies. Proposals for an article are due on November 12 and final manuscripts are due on December 19, 2019.  Writer guidelines for the SAME TME at located here.  We look forward to seeing some great project success stories in the TME Energy Issue!

Award Presentation - 2018 Project of the Year
Award Presentation - 2018 Project of the Year

Members of SAME Pittsburgh Post presented the award for Outstanding Project of the Year - 2018 to US Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District and WSP for their work on the Temporary Power Project – Puerto Rico. 

Pictured (L to R):

Maj. Gen. Robert F. Whittle, Jr.
Col. Andrew "Coby" Short
Tim Kyper, P.E.
Robert Davis


Outstanding Project of the Year
Outstanding Project of the Year

Attention NCOs and Young Members! Deadline of October 4th.

If you do not receive reimbursement for these exams from your company or another organization, SAME may be able to help.


In an effort to support SAME Young and Enlisted members obtain credentials that strengthen their professional development, SAME has developed the Credential Achievement Awards Program (CAAP). The program is intended to help fund exam sitting or registration fees for credentials, certifications, or licensures deemed to have intrinsic value to SAME’s mission and the architectural and engineering professions.

Credentialing exam types include:

a. Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and Professional Engineer Exam (any discipline) 

b. Architect Registration Examination (for any division) 

c. Certified Construction Manager (Sponsored by Construction Management Association of America) 

d. Design-Build Certification (Sponsored by Design-Build Institute of America) 

e. Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (Sponsored by U.S. Green Building Council) 

f. Certified Energy Manager (Sponsored by Association of Energy Engineers) 

g. Project Management Professional (Sponsored by Project Management Institute) 

h. Certified Facility Manager (Sponsored by International Facility Management Association) 

i. Credentials offered by National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) 

j. Other credentialing programs as deemed appropriate by the selection committee 


The deadline to apply is October 4, 2019. To learn more about the program, click here. To download the application,  click here.


If you have questions about the program or the application process, feel free to contact Suzanne Grix , Mentor/Recognition Vice-chair, Young Member Community of Interest (COI) at suzannegrix@gleis.com.

Veterans Day Activities at National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
Veterans Day Activities at National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
Volunteer With Us! Volunteers are needed to assist with the flag raising and headstone cleaning on Friday, 11/8 (volunteers will meet at Shelter No. 2 at 12:30 PM).

If interested, please send us an email:  PittsburghPost@gmail.com

Presentations Posted! Small Business and Sustaining Member Workshop
Presentations Posted! Small Business and Sustaining Member Workshop

Thank you to our speakers and all those who attended this successful networking event!  We hope you found this to be an informative event, and we look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming luncheons soon.


Presentations are available HERE.

Photos from the event are available HERE.