Archive for January, 2016:

Co-Worker News: 1 New Hire

Posted on Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 by Cindy Martens
In Culture, Hiring, tagged in Tags: , mpoyo mwanza

We’re pleased to share we’ve added a familiar face to the Affinis team. Mpoyo Mwanza interned with us in 2014 and 2015, and we couldn’t be more pleased to have him join us full-time. As an engineer intern, he provides technical design and study support, while ensuring the overall quality of client deliverables. Learn how […]

Evaluating Projects Within the Envision Rating System

Posted on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 by Jason Davis
In Sustainability, tagged in Tags: lines-road

Envision certification was created by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) to maintain a sustainability rating system for civil infrastructure. It is not intended to evaluate human-occupied, interior, conditioned buildings, but can be used in conjunction with building rating systems. As opposed to pre-planned measures, it acts as a guide, assigning credits based on decisions […]

159th Street Improvements Win ACEC KS Award

Posted on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 by Mike McKenna
In Accolades, Clients, Projects, Stormwater, Traffic, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , ,

We recently received an ACEC of Kansas Engineering Excellence Award for our work with the City of Overland Park on the 159th Street improvements between Quivira Road and Antioch Road. The competition recognizes engineering firms for projects that demonstrate a high degree of innovation, achievement and value. Completed under budget and within schedule, this complex […]

Jason Fine Receives Schmitty Award

Posted on Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 by Cindy Martens
In Accolades, Culture, tagged in Tags: , JLFKMKedit2

Last month, Jason Fine, design technician, received our in-house award, the Schmitty. Each year, it is given to the co-worker who best models Affinis’s core values. To select a co-worker, the three previous recipients meet and develop a list of three nominees. Those names are given to Affinis’s President, Rick Worrel, who then, gathers input […]