The Challenges, Responsibilities and Self-Satisfaction of a Heavy Civil Construction Engineer


3/7/2019 at 3:30PM


3/7/2019 at 4:30PM


129 DeBartolo Hall


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Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences

Phone: 574-631-5380
Office: 156 Fitzpatrick Hall
In 1873 the University of Notre Dame responded to the burgeoning need for surveyors and designers of railroads, bridges, and roads by adding a program in civil engineering to the curriculum. In fact, Notre Dame was the first Catholic university in the country to offer formal courses in ...
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Michael Traylor will discuss the industry and company focus at Traylor Construction Inc. He will also discuss his career development, lessons learned and challenges that construction engineers must overcome. 

Seminar Speaker:

Michael Traylor

Michael Traylor

Co-President/CEO, and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors

Michael Traylor is Co-President/CEO, and Co-Chairman of the
Board of Traylor Construction Group, Inc. He is responsible for overall
management of the third-generation family-owned company. Seventy-two
years from inception, Traylor remains true to the values upon which it was
founded: safety, sound ethics, innovative engineering, and a commitment
to the health and well-being of its people and the community. The company has thrived under Michael’s leadership, adding east and west coast offices and making multiple acquisitions while continuing to construct some of the largest and most challenging construction projects in the nation.

Michael began his career at Traylor in 1991 as a field engineer in
Traylor’s Bridge and Marine Division. After working on a Tampa Bay bridge
project as a field engineer and bridge superintendent, he filled the roles of estimator, project coordinator, and division manager before moving to Traylor’s Underground Division in 1997. Michael spent the next decade managing some of Traylor’s most exciting underground projects across the United States.