John Delashaw, PE


We are pleased to announce Madrid CPWG Vice-President John Delashaw, PE has been selected as the Engineer of the Year for the Ridge Branch of the Florida Engineering Society.

Mr. John Delashaw currently serves as the Vice President and Lead Geotechnical Engineer for Madrid CPWG and is the project principal and/or technical lead for most private-sector geotechnical projects performed by Madrid CPWG. His primary experience includes project management, contract management, and technical direction of geotechnical engineering projects, geotechnical field investigations, and analyses for numerous public and private sector clients. He is responsible for staffing and resource management and reviewing engineering evaluations for geotechnical investigations in addition to numerous subsidence investigations.  He often provides expert witness testimony on forensic projects and is in responsible charge of numerous soil stabilization projects.

Much of his over 30 years of geotechnical engineering experience has been gained from working on projects in the areas of dam design and evaluation; shallow and deep foundation systems; earthworks and site development; soil improvement techniques; specialty soil sampling; sinkhole investigation, evaluation, and stabilization; roadway soil surveys; pavement design; and various pipeline projects, including the use of trenchless construction technologies. Other project experience includes management of Quality Assurance/Quality Control activities, resolution of construction issues associated with geotechnical-related challenges, civil and stormwater design, and surface water hydrology. His predominant project experience includes projects throughout the state of Florida and he has worked on projects in Guam, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, California, and Mississippi.