Mark Filanc

Portrait of Mark Filanc

Mark Filanc
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
J.R. Filanc Construction Company, Inc


Mark Filanc holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering/Water from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering, specializing in Construction Management, from Stanford University. He has over 40 years of experience in water/wastewater design and construction, as well as extensive expertise in all areas of project management including: technical engineering, CPM scheduling, estimating, planning, safety, quality assurance/control, value engineering, groundwater evaluation and control, shoring systems, cost control, concrete design, formwork and falsework design, piping and mechanical installations, client relations, labor relations, jobsite organization, and resource allocation.

Mark is a registered professional engineer in the State of California and has been designated as a Design-Build Professional in Design-Build Institute of America’s (DBIA) charter group for lifetime experience. This designation is intended to create an accepted and recognized educational standard for experienced, professional and knowledgeable practitioners who possess a qualified and quantified level of expertise in design-build project delivery.

An experienced negotiator, Mark has negotiated labor agreements for both Filanc and the Associated General Contractors (AGC) for over 20 years. He is past chairman and current member of DBIA’s Water Committee, past President of the San Diego Chapter of AGC and an instructor at the national level for AGC’s Supervisory Training Program.

Mark was also on the 2008 Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of America, Imperial Council and selected as a 2010 Silver Beaver Award recipient for his distinguished volunteer service with the Scouting program.

SDSU Affiliations:

  • College of Engineering – Dean's Advisory Board Member
  • College of Engineering – Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering Advisory Board Member
  • SDSU CIVE 495 Lecturer