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Co-Worker News: 3 New Hires

Posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022 by Affinis Corp
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We continue to grow the Affinis team, and today, we’re excited to introduce you to three, talented new team members. Two are engineers-in-training, and the third is a member of our survey crew. You can learn more about each person by following these links: Anthony, Blake, and Michael. There, you’ll discover things like what they […]

An Interview with Our Summer Intern

Posted on Wednesday, July 27th, 2022 by Affinis Corp
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This summer, we’ve had a college student interning at Affinis. Pierce Miller, a University of Kansas Student studying Civil Engineering, has supported our traffic, roadway, structural, and stormwater teams. Set to graduate in 2024, we asked him to tell us about his experience at Affinis. In this interview, he shares a typical day and what […]

Affinis Co-Workers Connect at Company Picnic

Posted on Wednesday, July 20th, 2022 by Affinis Corp
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This weekend, we hosted our annual company picnic. Ever year, we invite co-workers and their families to join us for a celebration outside the office. It’s a great opportunity for us to connect with another. “At Affinis, our mission is to build long-lasting relationships, and this is one way we do just that. Over the […]

Co-Worker News: 2 New Hires

Posted on Wednesday, June 29th, 2022 by Affinis Corp
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Lately, we’ve been adding lots of new faces to the Affinis team. Today, we’re excited to introduce two, new co-workers. Meet Matt Watson, a project engineer and Jeff Robinson, a CADD technician. You can learn more about each person by following these links: Matt and Jeff. There, you’ll discover things like what they’d eat for […]

From Internship to Full-Time: What It’s Like Working at Affinis

Posted on Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 by Affinis Corp
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Jason Eskina, Engineer-in-Training and Conner Jackson, Project Representative, interned at Affinis for several years before joining the team full-time. With a new intern on staff this summer, we asked them to share information about their experience as interns and shed light on how their responsibilities have changed. Find their insights below. Tell me about your […]

Two Affinis Clients Recognized for Award-Winning Projects

Posted on Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 by Affinis Corp
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We are excited to share two Affinis clients have received Engineering Excellence awards for recent improvements. The City of De Soto, Kansas and the City of Leavenworth, Kansas were both recognized by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Kansas. Below, you’ll find more about each of the winning projects we completed together. City of […]

An Update on Supply Shortages and Rising Costs

Posted on Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 by Canyon Mallory
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In today’s blog post, we’re discussing a timely issue – supply chain shortages and rising costs. Here, Addison Miller, PE, Traffic Engineer and Jacob Wilson, Project Engineer share what they’ve seen and offer their perspective on navigating delays. Tell me a little about the shortages and delays you’ve seen. Addison: For traffic equipment, any made-to-order […]

Economic Expert Offers Insight into Global Economy

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2022 by Affinis Corp
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Last week, economic expert and owner of Armada Corporate Intelligence, Dr. Chris Kuehl, shared his insights on the current global economy. In his presentation, he discussed shortages, growth, and the impacts of Russian’s invasion of Ukraine. Here, you’ll find our greatest takeaways from his presentation. Economic Growth In 2020, the U.S. Government offered stimulus payments […]

Automated Detention Basins: A Look at RTC, CMAC and What’s Next

Posted on Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 by Nevene Fanous
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The introduction of “smart” technologies into stormwater management is a concept that has been gaining traction around the world in recent years (García et al. 2015; Mullapudi et al. 2017; Schütze et al. 2004; Shishegar et al. 2018). A promising form of smart stormwater management is Real Time Control (RTC). Through internet connected sensors and […]

How PCSWMM Improves Project Analysis

Posted on Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 by Drew Pjesky
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PCSWMM supports the comprehensive analysis of existing stormwater systems. It can provide cities with the ability to target and identify key components for upgrade. Communities can use this information to maximize their budget and prioritize projects, while protecting residents. PCSWMM allows our team to easily create hydraulic models using a variety of data sources. We […]