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A Look at Professional Land Surveyors

Posted on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 by
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Founded by the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS), National Surveyors Week is an annual, week-long celebration of the surveying profession. It was designed to raise awareness and encourage others to consider this career path. In recognition, we asked our professional surveyors to share their favorite projects and the new technology and trends they’re excited to […]

EWeek Interviews with Our Team

Posted on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 by
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Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) in 1951, EWeek is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers. In celebration, we asked PE’s on our team to share their favorite projects and the coolest problems they’ve solved over the […]

8 Items to Consider Before Deploying a Drone

Posted on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 by
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The Affinis team uses drones to survey clients’ sites and capture invaluable information. They take aerial surface images and then transform them into models with photogrammetry software. While drones are important assets to our firm, their usage is controlled by a series of requirements issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to increase public safety. […]

Co-Worker News: New PE Added

Posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 by
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We’re pleased to share John Spell, a project engineer at Affinis, passed his PE exam. In a recent interview, we asked him why he pursued the certification and how he prepared for the test. Find the answers to these questions, as well as a few others, below: Why did you pursue the PE? I started […]

Moving Edgerton Forward

Posted on Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 by
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The City of Edgerton, Kansas is focused on moving their community forward through economic development. Over the years, they’ve done this through strategic partnerships and infrastructure investment. In 2018, Kubota, an international manufacturer, approached the city about expanding their warehouses. Based on the city’s projections, they knew the existing gravel roadways wouldn’t be sufficient. They […]

Co-Worker News: 2 New Hires

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 by
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Today, we’d like to introduce to you to two new co-workers. Meet Matt Brenizer and Travis Sanders. Matt is a professional land surveyor, and Travis is a project representative. You can learn more about them by following these links: Matt and Travis . There, you’ll learn things like what they wanted to be growing up or […]

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 […]