Culture

National Professional Engineers Day

Posted on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in affinis professional engineers

In honor of National PE Day, we asked our licensed, engineering co-workers to share why they pursued their PEs. Here’s what they had to say. “My dad was a structural engineer. I have great memories of joining him Saturday mornings in his office using colored pencils, triangles, and scales, while he was working on a […]

Co-Worker News: Affinis Adds Two Team Members

Posted on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in affinis new co-workers

We are pleased to share we’ve added two, new co-workers to our team. Caleb Prentice is serving as an Engineering Technician, and Brandon Gann has joined our survey group. Brandon works closely with those in the field to collect and gather accurate data, while Caleb’s eye for detail helps him to create quality plans. You […]

2018 Future City Competition

Posted on Friday, February 16th, 2018 by Peggy Amor
In Community, Culture, tagged in future city

Robert Ubben and Jason Davis once again judged entries at the Great Plains Regional Future City Competition. At this event, small groups of middle-school students design and build cities with their ideas of how to make the world a better place. Students work together to develop solutions that are presented via a virtual city design (using […]

Co-Workers Earn New Registrations

Posted on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in lee baer levi cole pe fe

Our firm was founded on five values. One of which is excellence. To achieve it, we encourage our team to continue their education throughout their careers, whether that means pursuing a new course of study or certification. Today, we are pleased to announce two co-workers have done just that. Lee Baer, a traffic engineer, passed […]

Peggy Amor Receives Schmitty Award

Posted on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 by Cindy Martens
In Culture, tagged in Peggy Amor Schmitty Award

Every year, we announce the winner of our in-house award, the Schmitty, at our annual holiday party. It is awarded to the co-worker who best models Affinis’s core values. We’re pleased to announce our marketing manager, Peggy Amor, was the 2017 recipient. Peggy was recognized for a number of reasons. As a marketing manager, she […]

Co-Worker News: 1 New Hire

Posted on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 by Cindy Martens
In Culture, tagged in Levi Cole

Levi Cole has joined the Affinis team as an engineer-in-training. In his new role, he assists with civil engineering assignments, verifies designs are adhering to municipalities’ standards, and performs calculations, sketches, and technical comparisons. You can learn more about his favorite place and the superpower he wishes he had here.

A Holiday Party and a Drive

Posted on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 by Peggy Amor
In Community, Culture, tagged in affinis-holiday-party

Last Thursday, we hosted co-workers and their families at our annual holiday party. The event kicked off with a meeting for our team members, followed by a lively game of Affinis Jeopardy. Then, we spent time socializing, eating lots of pasta, and playing a little Jenga. While we enjoy celebrating the season, we also love […]

The 16 Highlights of 2017

Posted on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 by Peggy Amor
In Accolades, Community, Culture, Stormwater, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Affinis 2017 Highlights

As the year draws to a close, we spent some time reflecting on 2017. We have focused on our business, given back to the community and helped move clients forward. In celebration of our sixteenth year in business, we pulled together a list of 16 highlights from the last twelve months. Affinis was named a […]

16 Ways to Give Back

Posted on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 by Peggy Amor
In Community, Culture, Helping Out, tagged in Tags: , , http://affinis.us/moving-kansas-city-forward-harvesters/

With Thanksgiving around the corner, many are wondering how they can give back. Whether it’s spending time at a local animal shelter or leading your child’s troop, there are a number of ways to help. At the beginning of the year, we challenged every co-worker to donate 16 hours of community service. Co-workers earned tickets […]

16 Things We Have Learned at Work

Posted on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in Tags: 16 things learned at work - affinis

Over the last several months, many new graduates have been settling into their first job. They’re figuring out how to use the copy machine and the names of their co-workers, but over the course of their careers, they will discover a lot. We asked 16 co-workers to share what they’ve learned since they started working. […]