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Estimator- Grading

Company Description

Founded in 1890, The Lane Construction Corporation is one of America’s leading construction companies, specializing in heavy civil construction services and products in the transportation, infrastructure, and energy industries. Lane has a unique combination of capabilities including public-private partnerships/innovative financing and joint ventures; large, complex design-build and bid-build projects; as well as the ability to produce and install asphalt, aggregates, and concrete. Lane Worldwide Infrastructure, Inc., an affiliate of The Lane Construction Corporation, manages Lane’s International Operations, which develops transportation and infrastructure projects in the Middle East.

Lane’s 5,600 employees team with customers and partners on diverse projects including highways, bridges, racetracks, mass transit, and airport systems, and the development of energy resources. With expertise in the fields of engineering, procurement, and construction project management, Lane has the proven capacity to handle multiple, large-scale projects and to quickly mobilize resources to staff any project. The company provides the resources, innovative solutions, and emphasis on safety and quality control that produce high-quality results. Headquartered in Cheshire, Connecticut, Lane has annual revenues of more than $1.7 billion. Lane is owned by global construction leader, Salini Impregilo. For more information, visit www.laneconstruct.com.

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Job Location:
Fort Worth, TX, United States
Primary Category:
Construction Management
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Job Type:
Full Time
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The Estimator is responsible for quantifying & pricing on grading activities in coordination with the District Managers, Joint Venture Partners and Lane Estimating team.


Including but not limited to:

• Quantify project components assigned by the leading estimator - in this position the concentration is on grading.

• Visit project to understand site conditions/restrictions

• Accurately utilize project plans and specifications to identify scopes of work, assign crews (labor and equipment), productions, schedules, materials and subcontracting opportunities

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

• Actively communicate with Owners, subcontractors, and vendors to ensure projects’ minority goals are met

• 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 in HCSS

• Research pricing for estimates based on historical and regional costs

• Research new bidding opportunities and newly advertised projects within the division’s territory

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

• Carry out job duties while maintaining Lane values

• And other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


• 4-year BS Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or a similar discipline is required

• Minimum 4 years of experience as an Estimator or office/field engineer for grading activities

• Experience in all aspects of heavy/highway work preferred

• 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

Lane Construction Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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