Mike Slawson, PE, PLS

Civil Engineering & Land Surveying


Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering with Environmental Option
University of Arizona, Tucson


Mike leads the BWE Civil Engineering and Land Surveying departments. He brings over 30 years of diverse experience having owned his own firm and served as a Principal, Vice President or Project Manager for several civil and environmental engineering firms. His management experience encompasses firms ranging in size from an 8(a) design-build federal contractor to an ENR top 100 firm.

He has successfully managed over $2.5 billion in projects for his clients which include Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest, the City of San Diego, the County of San Diego, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, the University of California, San Diego and dozens of private industry clients. Mike was the project manager on the first large-scale commercial wind farm on Native American lands in the United States, which is a significant producer of one the cleanest commercial energy sources available. Other project experience includes various local public works, residential land development, water supply and distribution, hydrology, water quality, transportation, Caltrans permitting, easement and right-of-way acquisition, public improvements, survey and construction support, hazardous waste remediation, and environmental compliance.


Professional Engineer, California #C56127
Professional Engineer, Arizona #C31426
Professional Land Surveyor, California #L8068 LEED AP
Qualified SWPPP Developer, California #23838