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Estimator/Entry Level - Omaha, NE

Omaha, NE, US, 68130

Lyman-Richey Corporation



Job ID:  477099


Headquartered in Omaha, Lyman-Richey Corporation, A CRH Company, employs nearly 800 people in its eight aggregate and concrete companies across central and eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. Lyman-Richey Corporation has been providing top-quality construction materials and superior service to customers and contractors in the region for more than 130 years. 


Position Overview

Research various construction projects in our markets by utilizing the internet, professional organizations, periodicals, and other forums to facilitate LRC bidding on projects by and of our operating companies.  Will distribute project information to applicable representatives from within our operating companies to begin and aid in the solicitation and/or proposal process.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Perform concrete and related material takeoffs (mix specifications and rough quantities) from plans and specifications at customers’ locations or from online services.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings to take notes and relay information to appropriate departments and personnel.
  • Identify concrete, aggregates, and related materials within the specifications of identified projects.
  • Address customer inquiries or concerns related to LRC products and services.  May be responsible for contacting the customer directly for clarification on quotes, resolving issues or other topics.
  • Possess or develop the knowledge of basic concrete technologies.
  • Prepare verbal and/or written quotations of concrete and related materials for bidding purposes, commercial projects, annual customer requirements, state, county, and municipal requirements.
  • Input quotes into appropriate computer systems using information gathered and/or submitted by sales personnel.
  • Track the projects quoted and follow-up on the sale of materials.
  • Prepare project price information for the sale of the products quoted and/or required.
  • Assist and provide Quality Control Manager with required information for the proper preparation of the concrete and material certifications for specific projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Employee may be assigned duties which are not listed, reasonable accommodations will be made as required.



  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Experience in building materials/construction industry preferred.
  • *Willing to train the right candidate*


Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older. 
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Regular and consistent attendance is required including reporting to work at the designated start time.  Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required (less than 10% of the time). 
  • Willingness to work independently within a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions and complete necessary paperwork.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to operate a computer and software applications.  Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to be self-sufficient and perform tasks and duties without immediate supervision.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other employees and managers.
  • Always demonstrate proper etiquette, representing LRC professionally and courteously to current and prospective clients.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the building materials and construction industry including attendance at industry related functions when necessary.
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail including the ability to recognize discrepancies.


Physical Requirements

  • Employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
  • Employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
  • Employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
  • Must be able to communicate with others by telephone and in-person.

Work Environment

  • Standard office Environment



The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What CRH 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

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


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 official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Lyman-Richey Corporation, A CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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




Date:  Mar 5, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

Job Segment: Construction, Engineering