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FirstOnSite Restoration

Project Manager

Canada-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth


Company Information

FirstOnSite Restoration is the largest independent disaster restoration company in Canada. We provide unsurpassed emergency response, restoration and reconstruction services to the insurance industry, residential, commercial and industrial customers. With coast-to-coast coverage and 24/7 emergency service, we offer a wide range of services that remediate conditions caused by fires, floods, winds, mould, environmental hazards, accidents and other casualties at any type of facility.

Do you have what it takes to be part of the FirstOnSite team? We look for the following qualities in our team members:

  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Dependable
  • Productive
  • Quality Focused

Why choose to be part of the FirstOnSite team?

  • Exceptional extended health plan including medical, dental and vision.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid time off
  • Educational assistance, professional development, and internal growth opportunities
  • Opportunity for National career movement
  • Variable pay/Incentive plan opportunities
  • Access to a company vehicle
  • Option to travel and assist with large coast to coast projects

Job Description

FirstOnSite is looking for an experienced Project Manager to be part of our growing team in Dartmouth!

The Project Manager is responsible for the success of assigned projects, in conjunction with the property owner, adjuster, or insurance company. The Project Manager ensures that the project is completed on time and to the required quality standard within agreed specifications. The focus of the PM role is to scope projects and estimate the work required to restore properties to their pre-disaster state.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interacts with clients to develop applicable solutions that will respond to their situation and needs.
  • Prepares accurate quotations through job costing and estimation, ensuring target margins are met.
  • Manages all aspects of water claims i.e. mitigation, equipment selection, equipment staging, psychometrics and reports.
  • Ensures that Emergency and Rebuild timelines are met and in alignment with policy and guidelines. 
  • Participates in growing the best quality team to achieve the objectives of our corporate strategic plan.
  • Ensures project requirements are being fulfilled and deadlines and milestones are achieved.
  • Inspects progress and work quality throughout the project.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships and acts as a prime liaison with policy holders, adjustors and insurance providers. 
  • Resolves disputes and complaints, where possible.
  • Generates new leads through relationships with adjusters, property managers, and other key players.

Factors for Success

  • Detailed understanding of reconstruction practices for property that has suffered water, wind, mould, fire and vandalism damages
  • Knowledge of building construction & codes
  • Knowledge of the laws and ordinances regulating building construction
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Proficiency in MS Office Skills (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Experience with Xactimate
  • Basic accounting competency with an understanding of invoicing, billing procedures
  • Experience planning and monitoring budgets

*Must be able to provide proof of clean criminal record and valid driver's license

Apply online!

Contact Information

FirstOnSite Restoration
Nadine Watson
HR Business Partner
Posting Date: 24-Apr-2017Construction/Trade Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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