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Kim Hamlin Joins SEPI Engineering & Construction as Environmental Project Scientist

Local Engineering Firm Hires Recent NC State Graduate as Environmental Scientist

Raleigh, NC, December 30, 2012 --( Sepi Asefnia, president of SEPI Engineering & Construction (, a firm which provides civil engineering and planning services to private and public sector clients across the Southeast, has announced the addition of Kim Hamlin as environmental project scientist. In her position, Hamlin works in the environmental division of the Raleigh office.

Hamlin grew up in Pinch, W. Va., a small town a few miles northeast of Charleston. She received her associate degree in environmental science technology from Wake Technical Community College, bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from NC State University, and in 2011, a master’s in natural resources, also from NC State. Hamlin became interested in restoration while in graduate school writing a thesis focused on assessing instream structures in stream restorations that were past their 5 year required monitoring period. She is currently enrolled in the N.C. Environmental Educator Certification program, where part of the criteria for certification includes 30 hours of teaching environmental education programs for various audiences. Additionally, Hamlin is a member of the National Forestry Honor Society Xi Sigma Pi. She resides in Raleigh with her husband, two cats and one dog.

“We are excited to welcome Kim to the SEPI Engineering team,” said Asefnia. “She is passionate about restoration and the environment, and she will be a valuable asset to our team.”

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Established in 2001, SEPI Engineering & Construction provides engineering and planning services to private and public sector clients. As a full-service civil engineering services firm, SEPI is 8(a) certified with the Small Business Administration and is a certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. SEPI was founded on the principles of honesty, integrity, ethics, and the highest quality of service to clients. The firm’s goal is to not just meet a client’s expectations but to exceed them. Due to the extensive and varied engineering industry experience of the professionals at SEPI, the firm is able to provide its clients with site/civil design, environmental planning, traffic engineering and operations including traffic and noise analysis, construction management, roadway and structural design, water resources, natural resources/permitting, wetland/stream mitigation, public involvement and surveying services. SEPI has a corporate office located in Raleigh and a branch office located in Charlotte, N.C. For more information about SEPI Engineering & Construction, call (919) 789-9977 or visit

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