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Plant Estinator
Lane Construction

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 4,600 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 $1.5 billion. Lane is owned by global construction leader, Salini Impregilo. For more information, visit www.laneconstruct.com. The Lane Construction Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Salini Impregilo U.

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Job Location:
Entire State, TX
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Construction Management
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Job Type:
Full Time
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The Plant Estimator develops and implements all department standards and procedures, responsible for preparation and review of all estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness.



Including but not limited to:

  • Plans, coordinates and directs a major estimating function including administering operating budgets, staffing, work assignments, salary and performance reviews, etc.
  • Quantify project components
  • Read/review plans, proposals, specifications, RFP’s, and any other pertinent project related documents necessary to develop a competent and competitive bid proposal
  • Prepare quantity takeoffs for bids.
  • Visit project to understand site conditions/restrictions
  • Actively communicate with subcontractors and vendors to facilitate quotes and ensure project’s minority goals are met or exceeded
  • Prepare estimates using HCSS Heavybid software
  • Prepare reports and analysis pertinent to estimating as requested by management
  • Perform risk analysis
  • Review bids with Plant Manager
  • Prepare and submit proposals to owners and follow up with any post-bid requirements
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all customers and partners in their region
  • Understand and stay current on market demand and bid prices
  • Must be able to multitask and handle several jobs, bids and contracts simultaneously
  • Coordinates District Wide Estimating Schedule with estimating staff.
  • Maintain various bid data for analysis.
  • And other duties as assigned
  • Carry out job duties while maintaining Lane values




  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Estimator
  • HCSS experience strongly preferred
  • JD Edwards experience strongly preferred
  • Site work, DOT, asphalt paving, earthwork, and airport experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Hot Mix production and mix designs
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Digitizer and/or online takeoff experience preferred



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