Design Matters: The Value of Concept Plans

An Important First Step for Site Development When developing a project site, an important step in delivering useful engineering plans is the creation of project concept plans. Created during the early stages of a project, concept plans are drawings or technical documents that show how the site could be developed. An Overall Vision of the […]

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In Focus: Stacy Malone, SHRM-SCP, Admin/HR Department Manager

Stacy Malone was born in California, raised in New Jersey, and is happiest when she is at the beach. She secretly likes country music enough to listen to it a handful of times a year, but if you ask her what her favorite music genre is, she will deny she listens to country and tell […]

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Holiday Spirit Day 2020

We’ve got spirit, yes we do! We’ve got spirit, how ’bout you? To show how much, every Friday this month we planned a holiday activity and treats for the company to enjoy. On Holiday Spirit Day, everyone dressed up in red and green – from socks, hats, shirts, and masks to full elf wear, we had […]

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Ugly Sweater Day 2020

To keep the holiday spirit going throughout the month of December, every Friday we planned a holiday activity and treats for the company to enjoy. Ugly Sweater Day brought out ALL the ugly sweaters. These knitted, crocheted and manufactured bundles of yarn ranged from whimsical to creative to really, really dreadful. Perhaps even more fun […]

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Design Matters: Traffic in Construction Work Zones

Creating a Smooth and Safe Traffic Flow Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) is something we take very seriously at FOCUS. With distracted drivers and the need for increased safety in construction zones, it’s never been more important to ensure that proper MOT is maintained throughout construction. Temporary Traffic Control MOT is the design, installation, and operation […]

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Cole Finan | Layout Manager, Construction Staking

Congratulations to Cole Finan, who was recently promoted to Layout Manager in our Construction Staking department. Cole joined FOCUS Engineering & Surveying in 2016. He had been looking for a career change and his friend recommended surveying. After conducting a little research on what surveyors do, his interest was sparked. Four years later he continues […]

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Building Future Generations of Skilled Women in the Trades

WOMANHOOD: Laying the Groundwork for a Thriving Future, One House at a Time At FOCUS, our employees, clients, and projects are our top priorities; each one being unique. However, sometimes there are projects that stand out more than others and that’s exactly what we found with The House That SHE Built project, which FOCUS was […]

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What is LID? Successful Low Impact Development in Utah

Engineering effectively to manage stormwater runoff Across the State of Utah, Low Impact Development is increasingly being recognized by developers, engineers, and municipalities. Low Impact Development (LID), is the process of developing construction projects with sustainable tools to manage stormwater runoff. At FOCUS Engineering, LID is an integral design component. As described by FOCUS Site […]

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