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Co-Worker News: New Engineer

Posted on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 by
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Today, we’re excited to introduce you to our new co-worker. Meet Maeve VanLandingham, who joined our team as a project engineer. You can learn more about her by following this link: Maeve. There, you’ll see what she likes to do outside of work and her favorite place.

Co-Worker News: New Design Technicians

Posted on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 by
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Today, we’re excited to introduce you to new co-workers. Both are design technicians on our team. Meet John Slayman and Mike Drumwright. You can learn more about them by following these links: John and Mike. There, you’ll see what they wanted to be growing up and what they’d try if they knew they wouldn’t fail.

Affinis Interns Recap Their Summer

Posted on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 by
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This summer, we had two college students working as interns at Affinis. Conner Jackson, a construction engineering technology student at Missouri Western University, served on our construction services team, working largely in the field. Jason Eskina, a civil engineering student from the University of Kansas, was in our Overland Park office, learning from our engineers. […]

Affinis Leader, Rick Worrel, Passes at Age 58

Posted on Saturday, August 31st, 2019 by
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It is with heavy hearts that we share our co-founder, colleague, and friend Rick Worrel passed away on August 28, 2019. The thoughts and prayers of the whole Affinis team are with his family, including his wife Susan, their three daughters, three grandchildren, and his mother Betty. Active in the community is an understatement of […]

National PE Day

Posted on Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 by
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In 1907, the first professional engineering license was issued to Charles Bellamy in Wyoming. Since that time, the profession has evolved considerably with engineers designing and maintaining many of the facilities we rely on each day – water, roads, and electricity. To raise awareness about what it means to be a professional engineer (PE), recognize […]

Co-Worker News: New Hires

Posted on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 by
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Over the last year, we’ve added a number of new faces to our team, and today, we’re pleased to formally introduce you to a few of them: Justin White is now a member of our survey team. Kara Darnall has been working with us as a proposal coordinator. Scott Crain joined us as a senior […]

Women in Engineering Spotlight: Sarah Shafer

Posted on Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 by
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We recently had the honor of interviewing Sarah Shafer, PE, LEED AP BD+C about her career. Over the years, she’s seen multiple facets of the engineering profession, including corporate consulting and municipal civil service. Drawing on that dual perspective, she shared with us her thoughts on how the engineering profession has changed over time and […]

The Zweig Group Names Affinis a “Best Firm to Work For”

Posted on Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 by
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We did it! Affinis once again earned a spot on the Zweig Group’s “Best Firms to Work For” list. Workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates, and a co-worker survey are all considered as part of the award process. This is the 11th time Affinis has been recognized. Our recruitment and retention team reviews co-worker feedback […]

Water Modeling Gets Interactive with GIS

Posted on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 by
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At Affinis, we’ve been delivering stormwater models in a new way. Using GIS, our team is mapping locations of inlets and connecting pipes to see how they work together. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) developed and supports the stormwater management model EPA SWMM. This software is the powerhouse engine behind our GIS integrated models. The […]

Co-Worker News: Meet our Interns

Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 by
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This summer, we’ve added two interns to our team. Conner Jackson started with us on May 13 and will be serving as a construction services intern. He is a student at Missouri Western State University. Jason Eskina began last week and is a civil engineering intern from the University of Kansas. We asked each one […]