Estimator
The Lane Construction Corporation - Cheshire, CT

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One of America’s premier heavy civil contractors, The Lane Construction Corporation is the preferred partner to connect and improve the communities and world in which we live.Founded by railroad engineer John S. Lane in 1890, Lane constructs quality highways, bridges, locks, dams, racetracks, and mass transit and airport systems in 20 states. Lane and its 11 affiliates also produce bituminous and precast concrete, and mines aggregates at 70 plants and 11 quarries from Maine to Florida to Texas.

The Estimator is responsible for quantifying and pricing in coordination with the District Managers, Joint Venture Partners and Lane Estimating team.

Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to:
Quantify project components assigned by the leading estimator using conventional methods and Agtek

Visit project to understand site conditions/restrictions

Accurately utilize project plans and specifications to interpret and decipher scopes of work

Assess scopes of work to assign crews (labor and equipment), productions, schedules, materials, and subcontracting opportunities to compile and establish pricing to cover project-related work activities from project commencement to completion

Work with the estimating team bidding the project to build the estimate, then price assigned items in HCSS Heavy Bid and quantify various scopes of work by utilizing Agtek

Work on a preliminary project schedule based on the information provided in the plans and specifications utilizing Primavera P6 or Primavera Contractor Software

Work with the team to close the estimate

Coordinate with sub-contractors & suppliers about resources needed for project

Assist in creating, organizing and maintaining vendors and subcontractors lists in order to facilitate quotes for projects

Communicate and follow-up with subcontractors and suppliers to solicit quotations for each project

Enter quotations (pricing) from subcontractors/suppliers into HCSS estimates

Research pricing for estimates based on historical and regional costs

Carry out job duties while maintaining Lane values

Required Skills

Qualifications

4-year BS Degree in Civil Engineering or a similar discipline is required

Minimum 2-4 years experience as an Estimator or office/field engineer

Experience in all aspects of heavy/highway work preferred

HCSS, Agtek, and Primavera P6 experience strongly preferred

Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented

Proficient in Word and Excel

Excellent verbal and written communication

Lane offers a comprehensive benefits package with an excellent opportunity to grow and be part of one of the most respected names in the construction industry. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Principals only please.

LANE is an Equal Opportunity Employer

M/F/D/V

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