Michael Swanson

Michael Swanson, MEng., P.Eng., MBA

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Mike is a Principal and Senior Buildings Engineer in the firm. He has been practicing structural engineering for over sixteen years and has been involved in the construction industry for over twenty. His experience in structural engineering encompasses many different types of construction and many different sectors. He has design and construction experience in steel, stainless steel, wood, concrete and masonry in projects ranging from small to large scale in the institutional, commercial, residential, and industrial sectors.

Starting with BPTEC Engineering in 2004, Mike has had the opportunity to be involved in signature projects such as the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and the Edmonton New Remand Centre, the firm’s largest project to date, with a contract value of $568 million. More recently, Mike has acted as the principal for another signature project, the AGLC New Warehouse in St. Albert, a 543,000 sqft liquor distribution facility.

Mike is also experienced in the structural condition assessment of existing structures. His assessment experience includes historic structures, such as the World War II Hangar 14 at the former Blatchford Field as well as more modern structures such as wood framed condominiums, pre-engineered steel buildings, conventionally framed steel and masonry structures, as well as concrete buildings and parkades.

Education

  • Master of Business Administration
    University of Alberta (2013)
  • Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering
    University of Alberta (2013)
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
    University of Alberta (2004)
  • NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (United States) (2004)
  • Construction Engineering Technology Diploma
    NAIT (1998)

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan