Meet our newest Senior Project Manager, Jamie Garland, PE! With an impressive background in the utilities sector, Jamie brings a wealth of knowledge to Sebago Technics and is a significant addition to our Project Delivery Team. He holds a Civil Engineering degree from the University of Maine and his expertise spans infrastructure maintenance, construction and capital improvement projects, along with adept handling of customer relations, regulatory advocacy, budget management, and operational efficiency. Jamie also has extensive experience collaborating with design teams, consulting engineering firms, and construction companies.
Originally from Anson, Maine, he now calls Falmouth home, where he enjoys cherishing outdoor moments with his wife and three lovely daughters.
Where did you grow up and what other places have you lived in throughout your life? I grew up in Anson, Maine, and after college, I moved to southern Maine for work. I am a lifelong Mainer.
Favorite place(s) to go in Maine? Any place where the family and I can go camping.
What three traits define you? Loyal, responsible, and creative.
What was your very first job, and what did you learn from it? Sanitation Engineer (I emptied the trash cans) for the Skowhegan Fair; it taught me no matter what, I was going to do it right and be proud of it.
What is your favorite part of the type of work that you do? I enjoy taking an idea and bringing it to life.
What was your journey like to get where you are? It’s funny because I applied to work at Sebago Technics when I graduated college, however, I went to work for another local engineering firm. While there is a long story in between, I finally made it back to Sebago!
What are your hobbies outside the office? I truly enjoy hooking up the camper, hitting the road, and going to a campground with my family.
What inspired you to work for Sebago Technics? Sebago embodies the organizational culture that I want to be a part of.
Favorite thing to do in Maine? Find a quiet lake and go fishing!
If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be? Brisket, brisket, and more brisket.
Top two life highlights?
- Marrying my amazing wife.
- My beautiful 3 girls.
Do you have a hidden talent? If so, tell us about it! No superpowers currently.
If you were an animal what would you be and why? A bird because you can go anywhere.
Where would you like to go on a dream vacation? Driving along the countryside in Ireland.
Favorite Holiday and why? 4th of July because it’s a great day to be outside with friends and family.
What is the best concert you attended? Guster at Thompson’s Point.
Tell us something that might surprise us about you. I was a volunteer firefighter for 12 years in the Town of Falmouth.
What are your favorite ways to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family? Sitting by a campfire, taking my girls fishing, and walking our dogs.
When you think about working at Sebago Technics, what makes you proudest or most excited? I come to work each day with a team that truly wants to be here and deliver for our clients.