The Lane Construction Corporation is one of Americas leading construction companies, specializing in large, complex civil infrastructure. For nearly 130 years, it has contributed to the development of the countrys vast network of roads, highways, and bridges, including the Interstate Highway System. Lane also specializes in tunnels, metro and railway systems, as well as airports and water and wastewater treatment plants
This position is for Virginia Sign & Lighting, a division of The LaneConstruction Corporation. VS&L provides electrical, permanent highway signage, lighting, traffic signals, and information technology services.
The Electrical Estimator is responsible for quantifying & pricing 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 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
Actively communicate with DOTs, subcontractors, and vendors to ensure projects minority goals are being regularly met
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
Research new bidding opportunities and newly advertised projects within the divisions territory
Carry out job duties while maintaining Lane values
And other duties as assigned
4-year BS Degree in Civil Engineering or a similar discipline is required
Have experience bidding Mass transit, Metro & metro station, and/or power substation work.
Minimum 2-4 years of experience as an Estimator or office/field engineer
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 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. Lane is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
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