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Lead Estimator - Edgewood, MD

Edgewood, MD, US, 21040

Oldcastle Infrastructure



Job ID:  349219



Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.




The Lead Estimator position will be responsible for handling the estimating of projects and assisting the Northeast estimating team in the attainment of Regional goals for prospecting, proposal run rates, and strategic pice points for hit ratios. He/she will work with engineering/vendors/production staff to ensure all costs are covered and accurate. When required, he/she will be the main point of contact for the customer/vendors/ and Oldcastle staff to ensure that products are constructed to the required designs/specifications. This role can potentially lead to an Outside Sales or Project Manager position. Additional responsibilities to include:


  • Responsible for estimating multiple projects concurrently and getting proposals to the sales staff before bid date.
  • Contact vendors for pricing on needed items, review vendor quotes to make sure those items will meet the required designs/specifications.
  • Reviews sales proposals to/with sales staff to ensure proper estimating and project requirements, time frames and subcontracting opportunities.
  • Upon project assignment, shares responsibility with the Sale Team to hold a Turnover/Kick Off meeting at the point of sale to ensure all needed information and paperwork are complete; that the scope of work is clear; review the estimate and confirm values for all items; and begin the process of scheduling the project.
  • Assist with any applicable Change Order Proposals in a timely manner, whether owner/client/architect requested or by generation from Oldcastle.
  • Monitors the progress and status of each assigned project as it moves through the process, and acts to problem solve proactively, offers technical advice, and assists other staff so as to expedite assigned projects, removes obstacles which may cause a project to fall behind schedule.
  • Assist with inside sales, production reporting, and invoicing as required.




  • Estimating/Project Management experience preferred, ideally within the construction or precast concrete industry
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several large to small, complex bids/projects simultaneously. 
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Associate's Degree or equivalent work experience required. *Civil Engineering preferred.
  • Ability to review and work from production schematics and engineering drawings.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


Date Posted:  Nov 22, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

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