Job Information

Traylor Bros., Inc. Project Controls Engineer in Alexandria, Virginia

Project Controls Engineer opportunity with Traylor Bros., Inc!

Traylor Bros., Inc. (TBI) is one of the most respected and sought-after tunneling firms in a very specialized industry. We are one of the few companies that possess the ability to complete the most technically demanding underground projects, whether soft ground or hard rock. Our track record of more than 110 projects and 90-plus miles of bored tunnels speaks for itself.

What makes us different?

Our Mission is to excel at constructing complex infrastructure safer, better, and faster by engaging the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit of our team members and providing limitless opportunity for personal and professional growth in a close knit and collaborative organization.

Our Core Values:

Safety. We are committed to providing a safe work environment. This is always our priority.

People. Our talented team is our greatest asset. We provide opportunity, reward performance, and support a positive and balanced work environment.

Innovation. We have the ability to engineer creative solutions to overcome any obstacle.

Ethics. We are honest and ethical in all our business dealings.

Communication. We encourage open and honest communication throughout our organization.

Community. We add value to our industry and the communities in which we work.

Required Skills

Position Summary The primary objective of this role is to develop and implement procedures, systems, and reports which address project status and forecasts.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a cost/schedule, analyze, appraise, and forecast schedules, cost, estimating, and information functions

  • Interface with client management and coordinate project control with other related programs and within the core group

  • Coordinate EEO functions and labor reporting for the project

  • Maintain subcontractor contracts payments, and payment applications to the client

  • Maintain and update procurement schedule for the project

  • Work with project management on planning, staffing, scheduling, budgeting, quality control, safety and coordination of subcontractors and internal technical and support staff

  • Participate in project decisions regarding cost and scheduling

  • Investigate problems and/or reported incidents; identify and recommend solutions/alternatives as appropriate

  • Assume additional responsibilities as directed by project management.

  • Travel as required to attend, but not limited to, meetings, training, etc.

  • Ability to relocate as needed

Skills and Abilities

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Decision-making skills

  • Effective listening skills

  • Negotiation skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.

  • Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • The ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, or Construction related field preferred

  • 5 – 7 years of heavy civil construction experience required

  • Working knowledge of Primavera P6 and HCSS Heavy Bid is a plus

  • Basic knowledge of estimating, change order pricing and change management

Traylor Bros., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, pregnancy, disability, protected activity, or other non-merit factors.

Required Experience