The Lane Construction Corporation - Shorewood, IL

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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. In its 122-year history, Lane has never failed to complete a contract.

We would like to announce a recent opening at our new Illinois District Office where we are currently seeking an Estimator in Joliet, IL, reporting to the Senior Estimator. This position will be responsible for managing, estimating and bidding in the Mid-West area in coordination with the District Managers and estimating team. Selected candidates will begin working as soon as arrangements can be made.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Quantify project components assigned by the leading estimator

Visit project to understand site conditions/restrictions

Work with the estimating team bidding the project to build the estimate, then price assigned items in HCSS and 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

Lane Construction 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


Required Skills

Qualifications include:
Minimum 5-7 years of experience as an Estimator working in all aspects of heavy/highway work (Structures and Asphalt/Paving)

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

HCSS, Agtek and Primavera P6 experience is strongly preferred

Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented

Strong working knowledge of Excel and Word

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Required Experience

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