Civil Alum is SC Engineer of the Year

November 5, 2015

COLUMBIA, SC – The South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers has awarded Jason Vaughn, PE, the distinct honor of 2015 Engineer of the Year at the South Carolina Engineering Conference & Trade Show on June 14, 2015.  Vaughn lives in Greenville, SC.

Vaughn graduatedJason Vaughn Receives Engineer of the Year Award from David Wilson Cum Laude with a BS of Civil Engineering in 2003 and a Masters of Science in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Project Management and Materials in 2005 from Clemson University.

After considering going to work at a large construction company and seeing the world, Vaughn decided to settle close to he and his wife’s family here in South Carolina.  Vaughn works at S&ME Inc. in Greenville.  He recently celebrated his 10 year anniversary with the company.

While working at S&ME Inc. he has worked on many projects.  He currently works in Business Development and as a Project Manager.  Vaughn is in charge of developing annual sales forecast, business planning and client development plans.  In addition to those duties, Vaughn manages large scale projects for the Environmental Services department at S&ME.

Outside of the office Vaughn is also a community leader, sitting on various boards in Greenville County.  He is active in ASFE and the South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers.  He has gone through the executive committee in the Piedmont Chapter finishing as president in 2014.  He is also one of the MathCounts coordinators with the Piedmont Chapter, the Society’s largest regional MathCounts competition.   He is currently serving on the SCSPE Strategic Planning Committee.  Vaughn was the 2015 Piedmont Chapter’s Engineer of the Year.  He was the 2012 SCSPE Young Engineer of the Year as well the Piedmont Chapter Young Engineer of the Year the same year.

He has been with his wife Jill since he was 11 years old.  They have three children: Ava Jane, Aaden, and Lynch.  He enjoys spending time with family, hanging out with their cheerleading, t-ball, karate, dance, flag-football, golf, and day care friends.
“Vaughn is an asset to our Society, State, and the Engineering Community, bringing youth to the membership and dedication to the Society,” said SCSPE Executive Director Adam B.