Archive for June, 2016:

Co-Worker News: 1 New Hire

Posted on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, Hiring, tagged in daphne latendresse

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.

When Work Works Winner

Posted on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 by Peggy Amor
In Accolades, tagged in 900x600

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 […]

KSPE Annual Conference Takeaways

Posted on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 by Cliff Speegle
In Culture, tagged in Tags: KSPE Annual Conference

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 […]

Identifying Subsurface Materials with Geophysical Methods

Posted on Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 by Jason Davis
In Geotechnical Engineering, Surveying, tagged in Tags: , ,

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 […]

Co-Worker News: 1 New Hire

Posted on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in laura boatwright

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.