Steve Nelson has been hired to serve C.W. Driver as its new vice president of estimating in the firm’s Pasadena office. In this position, Nelson will act as a trusted advisor for company clients and will be responsible for providing estimates on the firm’s preconstruction services and proposals. A 30-year industry veteran, Nelson and his extensive experience are crucial for various practice areas including education projects. Before joining the company, he served as senior vice president and chief estimator at Irvine, Calif.-based Snyder Langston. There, Nelson was responsible for overseeing the estimating on all major projects and provided strategic corporate planning. A graduate of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, Nelson is certified by the International Conference of Building Officials.