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Job Description

Tunnel Walker-TBM opportunity with Traylor Bros., Inc!

Traylor Bros., Inc. 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. We are looking for a high motivated Tunnel Walker-TBM on our Westside Subway Extension Project!

 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.

Position Summary :Supervises and coordinates underground tunneling, shaft operations, and excavation work during a designated shift.

Required Skills

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Plan, organize, and direct activities and workers concerned with the construction of underground structures and systems

Interpret and explain plans to workers and subcontractors

Train employees in the proper use of tools and monitor their activities

Take actions to deal with the results of delays or emergencies at construction site

Ensure that all aspects of the work are done in a safe manner

Ensure the quality of work is in compliance with project specifications, safety codes, and other regulations

Makes appropriate recommendations as to materials, equipment, and manpower requirements

Prepare and submit progress and cost tracking reports

Confer with personnel, superintendents, and subcontractors to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction

Assume additional responsibilities as directed by division and corporate management

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

Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of materials, methods, the tools involved in construction, and related PPE

Knowledge of relevant equipment and safety policies and procedures to comply with company policy, local, state or federal laws

Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources

Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance

Ability to motivate, develop, and direct people as they work

Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand

Ability to identify problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions

Strong organizational skills

Strong oral and written communication skills required

Required Experience


High School degree or equivalent

6 to 8 years underground work experience which provided a thorough working knowledge of all phases of underground excavation methods and techniques

TBM experience required

EPB or slurry soft ground experience required

Pre-Cast Segmental Liner experience required

Pressure Face TBM experience preferred

Must have managed crews on at least 2 previous projects

Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience supervising others

Traylor offers best-in-class benefits, including:

•Competitive pay


•Optimal health, vision and dental care insurance programs with low premiums

•Company bonus programs


•Personal development opportunities (training, mentorship, etc.)

•401K with up to 7.5% Employer Match

•Tuition Reimbursement

•Family-like company culture

•Opportunities to participate in local and world-wide charitable events

Traylor Bros., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Location

Los Angeles, California, United States

Position Type