1+ months

Electrical Estimator - VSL

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

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

Job Description

This position is for VSL Electrical, Signing, Lighting, a subsidiary of The Lane Construction Corporation. VSL is a specialty contractor that provides complete electrical, signing, and lighting systems solutions for complex, critical infrastructure.

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.


Posted: 2022-01-13 Expires: 2022-12-10

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Electrical Estimator - VSL

The Lane Construction Corporation
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

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