Archive for June, 2016:
In Culture, Hiring, tagged in
Daphne LaTendresse has joined the Affinis team as an accounting assistant. In this role, she helps with payroll, accounts receivable and invoicing. You can learn more about what she wanted to be when she grew up and the superpower she wishes she had here.
In Accolades, tagged in
We are pleased to share Affinis has been recognized for its effective workplace strategies with a 2016 When Work Works Award. This prestigious award, part of the national When Work Works project administered by the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), recognizes employers of all sizes and types […]
In Culture, tagged in Tags: kspe
Last week, I attended the KSPE Annual Conference in Olathe, Kansas. There were a number of insightful takeaways. Some focused on careers, while others were related to our state government. I served as a moderator for the Young Engineers Round Table with Larry Blankenship, PE, City of Overland Park; Steve Cottrell, PE, PS, City of Garden […]
In Geotechnical Engineering, Surveying, tagged in Tags: geophysical surveying, geotechnical engineering, subsurface materials
Determining what lies beneath the surface of our roads is an important part of creating safe thoroughfares and streets. Used to identify subsurface materials, geotechnical engineering can do just that. Some common applications are: Characterizing subsurface materials, like bedrock depth, rock type, layer boundaries, water table, groundwater flow, locating fractures, weak zones, expansive clays, and […]
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Laura Boatwright has joined the Affinis team as a CADD technician intern for the summer. In this role, she will work closely with our CADD technicians who prepare drawings and plan sets for project teams. She will also perform technical drafting support. You can learn more about her favorite sport (soccer) and last meal here.