Travis O’Connor

Estimating Manager, Underground


  • BS Civil Engineering San Diego State University , EIT
  • Biography

    Travis's journey in construction began at an early age, with his family's small plumbing and construction company serving as his foundation. He started his career in 1998 and later joined McGuire and Hester in 2013, where his contributions have been pivotal to the success of various projects. Specializing in underground utilities, including sewer, storm drain, water systems, fire water systems, water treatment plants, pump stations, and schools, Travis is renowned for his expertise in identifying and resolving constructibility conflicts, ensuring seamless project execution. His proudest achievement is having children, and he finds joy in volunteering for his kids' sports activities and supporting Bay Area teams. Travis's advice is rooted in simplicity: trust your gut instinct. He derives fulfillment from problem-solving, embracing the challenges inherent in each project, while his biggest lesson learned emphasizes the significance of teamwork, recognizing it as the cornerstone of success, requiring the collective efforts of every team member.

    "If you'll not settle for anything less than your best, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish."
    -Vince Lombardi