Theodore J. Trauner, Jr., P.E., P.P.

Theodore J. Trauner, Jr., P.E., P.P.

  • B.S. in General Engineering, U.S. Military Academy Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics, University of Berkeley
  • MBA, Long Island University
  • Registered Professional Engineer in CA, FL, NJ, NY
  • Registered Professional Planner in NJ

A nationally recognized construction expert in scheduling, construction management, cost overruns/damages, construction means and methods, and delay and inefficiency analysis, Ted has either managed construction or evaluated problems on virtually every type of project including transportation, water/wastewater treatment, power, process and manufacturing, medical, educational, commercial, correctional, hotels, condominiums, residential housing, and athletic facilities.

As Principal-in-Charge, Ted has participated in the analysis and resolution of construction claims, managed various types of construction projects, and provided scheduling and training to the industry for 30 years. He has testified as a construction expert witness on delays, inefficiency, disruption, excessive changes, differing site conditions, extra work, termination, productivity, structural analysis, construction means and methods, and cost overruns/damages.

Ted lectures, conducts seminars, and has developed and presented training programs on construction claims, specification writing, partnering, and construction management to thousands of construction professionals throughout the world.

Ted is the author of six highly-regarded construction texts including Construction Delays, Construction Delays: Understanding Them Clearly, Analyzing them Correctly, Managing the Construction Project, Construction Estimates from Take-Off to Bid, Construction on Contaminated Sites, and Bidding and Managing Government Construction.

Prior to his work in the private sector, Ted was an officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for 11 years. He was Military Assistant to Construction Operations of the Philadelphia District, where he was Resident Engineer for a major highway bridge rehabilitation, was involved with the construction of major gravity earth dams, and also advised on regulatory affairs for the District waterways.