Project Manager

New Minas, Nova Scotia
Project Manager
New Minas
Depends on Experience

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

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

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
  • Ensures that Emergency and Rebuild timelines are met
  • Participates in growing the best quality team
  • Inspects progress and work quality throughout the project and when needed, works hands-on to complete 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
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Proficiency in MS Office Skills (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Experience with Xactimate would be considered an asset
  • Basic accounting competency with an understanding of invoicing, billing procedures
  • Experience planning and monitoring budgets
  • Valid driver's license
  • Clean criminal record & child abuse registry
  • Able to participate in on-call rotation

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.