Chief Estimator - (EG-014.1)

Lane Construction Corporation
New Rochelle
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
The Chief Estimator is responsible for managing, estimating, and bidding in the surrounding area.


Including but not limited to:

* Work with management to track and select projects to bid

* Manage the bid team throughout the entire process

* Quantifying project components

* Visit project to understand site conditions/restrictions

* Develop a clear understanding of project specifications

* Work with procurement to assure that necessary subcontractors and vendors are contacted

* Prepare a cost estimate in HCSS for materials, equipment, utilities, timeline, and required workers

* Lead bid review meetings with management

* Select subcontractors and vendors team and closeout the bid

* Advise and assist in preparing bid form, conceptual estimates, negotiated proposals

* Review all final estimates to ensure accurateness and completion

* Prepare budgets for JD Edwards for projects won

* Track historical costs and insure they are used in pricing

* Develop policies and procedures related to the bid process

* May personally develop estimates for large or complex projects.

* Carry out job duties while maintaining Lane values

* And other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Minimum 15 years of experience as an Estimator in the Heavy Highway Industry

* Minimum 5 years of HCSS experience

* Previous success in leading an estimating team with design build projects and joint ventures

* JD Edwards experience strongly preferred

* Bridge, earthwork, and airport experience preferred

* Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

* Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

* Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

* Leads and directs the work of others.

* A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

The Lane Construction Corporation is a leading U.S. construction company specializing in the transportation, infrastructure and energy industries. Lane's unique combination of capabilities includes public-private partnerships/innovative financing and joint ventures; large, complex design-build and bid-build projects; and the ability to produce and install asphalt, aggregates and concrete.