Jun 25, 2024

FOCUS Employee Promotions: June 2024

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Congratulations to our FOCUS June Promotions! FOCUS is built by our strong and passionate team. We are proud to promote some of our most hardworking people, who inspire us to engineer ever better! Cole Finan | Project Manager 3 | Construction Staking Pam Ledesma | Specialist 3 | Accounting Cory Thompson | Jr. Project Manager […]

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May 19, 2024

Design Matters: Structural Design for Apartment Buildings

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Structural Design for Apartments: Navigating Trends and Challenges in Utah and Idaho Both Utah and Idaho face significant housing shortages, with Utah estimated to reach a gap of over 37,000 units statewide this year. Similarly, Idaho’s rapid population growth, combined with high land prices and rising construction costs, has led to a surge in demand […]

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Feb 19, 2024

Staff Spotlight: FAA-Certified Drone Pilots

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Meet the FAA Certified Drone Pilots at FOCUS Engineering & Surveying At FOCUS Engineering and Land Surveying, our commitment to cutting-edge technology is exemplified with FAA-certified drone pilots on our staff. Having skilled professionals with expertise in unmanned aerial vehicles significantly enhances our capabilities and brings unparalleled benefits to our clients. Benefits of Drone Technology […]

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Feb 18, 2024

Drone Technology: Taking Land Surveying to New Heights

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Blueprints for Success: Staying Abreast Technological Advancement Staying on top of cutting-edge technologies is paramount to achieving precision, efficiency, and superior results in the field of land surveying. At FOCUS Engineering and Surveying, drones have revolutionized the way we approach our surveying projects. Drone technology has emerged as an integral asset, providing several advantages that […]

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Jan 8, 2024

Not Just Points in the Ground: The Importance of Customer Service in Construction Staking

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At FOCUS, our Construction Staking department takes customer service seriously. Oftentimes the importance of quality construction staking is under-valued. But having the right, experienced survey crews staking a project can make a huge difference. FOCUS survey crews approach construction staking as a consulting and advisory role. They assist clients with the best outcome as plans […]

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Nov 27, 2023

Blueprint for Success: Communication Throughout an Engineering Project

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In the dynamic world of engineering, complex structures rise and creative solutions evolve. A conversation with Brad Mason, P.E., Structural Engineering Department Manager at FOCUS, provides some valuable insight into the important and integral role of communication throughout the life of an engineering project. Project Inception Communication serves as the blueprint of any successful engineering […]

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Sep 27, 2023

Design Matters: Principles for Successful Developments

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Principles for Successful Developments: Balancing Aesthetics and Functionality Balancing aesthetics and functionality in land development planning is a challenging yet essential task. It is central to creating appealing, sustainable, and successful developments. Aesthetics bring beauty, character, and a sense of identity to a development. Architectural design, landscaping, and the integration of art and culture can […]

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May 17, 2023

Design Matters: Structural Engineering Certification for Solar Panels

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At FOCUS, we work with solar companies to provide the required engineering in the building permit process for solar panel installations on homes and buildings. Typically delivered as a letter report, our structural engineers provide certification, and—if needed—recommendations, to ensure the structure of the roof/building will support the solar panels being installed. “The demand for […]

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Apr 21, 2023

Meet Transportation Intern Moise Tchivwila

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Meet Moise Tchivwila, a transportation intern at FOCUS. Moise got connected with FOCUS at a Utah Valley University career fair. “One of the things that attracted me to working with FOCUS was the collaboration within and between the different departments. Everyone is so happy to help you and see you succeed at whatever you do, […]

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Apr 19, 2023

Traffic Signal Design in Utah

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We usually take them for granted on the road: the traffic lights and signals that safely move us on our way. But what’s involved in traffic signal design? A visit with Jason Watson, Transportation Department Manager at FOCUS proved to be insightful. Signals are an important aspect of our transportation system and help to improve […]

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