John Charchenko | Structural Project Engineer

Focus Engineering & Surveying is very pleased to have John Charchenko as part of our Structural Engineering Team. John joined Focus earlier this year, bringing over 19 years of experience. With over eight years of experience as a principal of his own firm, John is quite capable in all aspects of business. From design through […]

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What’s at Stake: Construction Staking Across the Wasatch Front

It sounds a little pretentious to say we lay the groundwork for infrastructure, but it’s true! The Focus Construction Staking department has been around since 2007 when we first opened our doors for business. Our team focuses on this crucial step in the building process, interpreting plans, and utilizing the latest technology and tools to […]

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Tui Siliva | Vertical Engineering Project Manager

Focus Engineering & Surveying’s Vertical Engineering Department is proud to announce the promotion of Tui Siliva as Project Manager. Tui joined Focus in 2017, not long after we expanded our services to include vertical engineering for single-family homes. “The timing couldn’t have been better,” recalls Tui. “I applied for a position in the Vertical Engineering […]

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New Transportation Engineering Department

FOCUS Engineering & Surveying’s new Transportation Engineering Department, led by Jason Watson, PE, PTOE, extends our in-house services to include traffic signal design, impact studies, and turn lane design, with a full understanding of UDOT standards. Jason brings over 18 years of dedicated transportation engineering to his new role as the Transportation Department Manager. His […]

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Jason Watson | Transportation Engineering Department Manager

Welcome to Jason Watson, PE, PTOE, who leads our new Transportation Engineering Department! From an early age, Jason Watson was intrigued with civil engineering. His father and uncle both were Principals of well-known firms. He interned a large, international civil firm, and the Transportation Department Director was looking for help. It’s all been roadway designs […]

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Accessible Design for Commercial Projects: Engineering for ADA Compliance in Utah

The signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 marked a major milestone for people with disabilities. Patterned after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the comprehensive legislation prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities to live, work and play in the community. Title II regulations implement the […]

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In Focus: Curtis Ball’s Insights on Low Impact Development

As our cities grow, trees and vegetation are removed and surfaces are covered by pavement and buildings. Rain cannot soak through these hard (impervious) surfaces as it did before development, and as a result, more run-off is generated and more demand is placed on city storm drainage systems. In addition to the extra water volume, […]

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Making the Cut: FOCUS Selected in UDOT Surveying Pool

The team at FOCUS feels very proud to be a part of Utah Department of Transportation’s three-year pool of surveying project consultants. Even though this will be our first time working directly with UDOT on survey mapping, we feel confident with the experience Focus has in our surveying department, to be a top option for […]

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The Focus Mission

Since our founding in 2007, Focus Engineering & Surveying has focused on hiring talented, creative team members who possess a desire to be a part of something better both as an individual and a company. With a goal of continual improvement, we recently came together to articulate a new mission statement to guide our efforts […]

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