Restoration Technician

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Remediation
05-29-2017
Dartmouth
Depends on Experience

FirstOnSite Restoration has an immediate opening for a Restoration Technician in our Dartmouth branch.

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 key attributes in our team members:

  • Customer Focus                        
  • Dependability
  • Productivity
  • Quality

Why choose to be part of the FirstOnSite team?

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid time off
  • Educational assistance, professional development, and internal growth opportunities
  • Opportunity for National career movement
  • Healthy work/life balance


Position Summary:  The Restoration Technician practices sound general cleaning principles both at the customer’s site and in the shop in order to return the customer’s contents and property to pre-loss condition. The Technician will provide the necessary cleaning services required to move projects along in a timely manner.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all health and safety policies and procedures are followed by all personnel and sub-contractors
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes through specific development plans
  • Openly accept direction from the Lead Restoration Technician and more experienced co-workers
  • Ensure that the workplace is a clean, safe and uncluttered workplace that minimizes cross contamination
  • Adhere to company policy regarding acceptable standards of behavior at a customer work site
  • Learn and practice correct procedures when environmental work is required 
  • Mix and apply chemicals safely and in strict adherence to the manufacturer’s specifications
  • Direct customer questions or concerns to the most senior company person on the job site
  • Provide assistance and support co-workers with completion of tasks as required

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum High School graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the restoration/emergency industry, preferably working in the Emergency & Contents division
  • WRT, AMRT, FSRT certifications
  • Relevant remediation or environmental experience considered an asset

Skills and Knowledge

  • Understands the basic principles of Water, Fire and Mould work and is able to accept assignments and carry them out independently 
  • Solid interpersonal skills with strong customer service orientation 

Additional requirements

  • Willing to work on call for after hours emergency work
  • Must have a clean criminal record
  • Must have a valid driver's license

Interested candidates whose resume and cover letter best demonstrate how they meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted for an interview. Candidates must be able to provide a clear criminal background check to be eligible for hire.