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Estimator-Elgin, IL


Elgin, IL, US, 60120

Company:  Precast Products Central



Job ID:  148410



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.


Job Summary 


The Estimator will be responsible for handling the estimating of dry utility, box culvert, Oldcastle Stormwater Solutions and other larger scale projects. He/she will work with engineering, vendors, and 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. 




  • Work with clients and vendors to prepare bids and write proposals
  • Manage several large to small complex bids / projects simultaneously.
  • Review and analyze blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost and labor estimates for products, projects or services
  • Assist customers by providing technical solutions, preparing proposals, handling customer inquiries and work with sales team to generate sales quotations
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 3+ years of recent construction and/or bidding experience a plus
  • Knowledge of Stack IT Software for proposal drawings.
  • Knowledge of how to read and interpret 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.


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Date Posted:  Mar 05, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Pre-Sales, Proposal Writer, Engineering, Sales