Joinery Estimator

Leading Joinery Contractor based in Co. Antrim has a new exciting position available for an Estimator to join the team.


The Estimator shall be responsible for Joinery Estimating, working closely and directly with internal / external clients, other disciplines and teams from project inception, accountable and responsible for all financial and estimating aspects of the projects. To prepare analytical cost estimates and tenders, from receipt of enquiry to tender submission and to maintain a library of reference information. To assist and produce priced tenders that are accurate, clearly detailed, and competitive and returned within deadlines. Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations.

The desired outcome being that the Company will achieve sufficient new work to enable continued growth in accordance with the Business Strategy.

  • Carefully inspect tender document.
  • Researching materials and labour costs and review potential Value Engineering options.
  • Collecting quotes from material suppliers and sub-contractors where applicable.
  • Planning job timescales and assess the levels of risk on a project.
  • Preparing and sub-contractor/supplier packages for sending out to the market.
  • Analysing sub-contractor/supplier quotations for the most competitive and compliant.
  • Helping with bids for new contracts and supporting buying activities.
  • Monitoring the stages of projects to ensure that costs are kept in line with forecasts.
  • Identify items to have enquiries sent out, together with specification, prelim elements and appropriate drawings.
  • Monitor enquiry process and dates for quote returns.
  • Assess individual rates and prices, amend, create new or insert from material and subcontract quotes.
  • Attend relevant meetings/site visits.
  • Check off all tender information on allocation of a project.
  • Prepare tender settlement sheets for project deadlines/finalisation and documents for pre-settlement with Workshop Manager and Operations Director.
  • Presenting bids to management for settlement.



  • Educated to degree or HND level with relevant work experience.


  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate previous experience in a similar joinery estimating role.
  • Good communication and numeracy skills

A Generous Salary & Remuneration package will be tailored to attract the most suitable Joinery Estimator on the market. 

For more information or to discuss in confidence, please contact Michelle Doran at CSR on 02892627488. Alternatively, to apply, click on the link below.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business on behalf of our clients.

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Job Details

  • Consultant: Michelle Doran Consultant
  • Telephone: 028 9262 7488
  • Job Reference: CSR012213
  • Location: Antrim
  • Job Type: Permanent - Full-Time
  • Salary: See Description
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