Tyler Troast, P.E., M.ASCE
2014 New Faces of Civil Engineering - Professionals Honoree
Troast is a Project Manager with Tishman Construction (an AECOM company) in New York, New York where he is responsible for managing the steel and concrete contractors, supervising daily construction activities, and finding solutions to on–site field conditions on the iconic 4 World Trade Center (WTC).
A heavily involved volunteer with the Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) New York Mentor Program, Troast helps to prepare high school students for careers in design and construction. Troast is also a member of ASCE’s Construction Institute, has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity builds and volunteers at his church.
Over the past several years, Troast has worked specifically on managing 4 WTC’s foundations, which include rock anchors, strip footings, spread footing, caissons and pile caps. As construction progressed, he managed the superstructure steel contract, including 23,000 tons of structural steel, along with the superstructure concrete contract of 100,000 cubic yards of concrete.
As construction on 4 WTC draws to a close, Troast is currently transitioning into a similar Project Management role on 3 WTC.
Troast earned his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Bucknell University.