Position:  Site Supervisor

Reports to:  Project Manager

Location:  Coquitlam, BC

Status:  Permanent, Full-Time


Company Profile

We help people by restoring buildings and possessions that have been damaged by fire or water. We pride ourselves as being the best in the industry by providing excellent service and a very high level of quality work. Canstar has been in operation since 1985 with offices in Coquitlam, Surrey, Abbotsford, Whistler, Vancouver, the Interior and now in Alberta.


Benefits for You

· Extended Health & Dental coverage for you and your family

· RRSP-matching plan

· Tuition Reimbursement plan

· Career growth opportunities

· Being part of a great team


Job Summary

To assist and support a high-volume Project Manager in Coquitlam with the day-to-day management of construction related projects including site visits, customer service, supervision, productivity and quality control. Projects must be completed on-time, on-budget and to established quality standards. The role involves extensive use of Xactimate, scope writing and overseeing the reconstruction phase of multiple projects.


Duties and Responsibilities:

· Assist in writing and reviewing scopes of work to ensure accuracy of work as well as labour and materials required for completing the job

· Develop a detailed materials list for assigned projects as per completed scope of work and approved budget

· Assist the Project Manager in developing a flow chart that includes task timelines and project completion date

· Supervise large loss job sites including all coordination of staff, sub-contractors, engineers, inspectors, etc.

· Obtain necessary permits as required

· Complete all necessary project documentation including work authorizations, stage approval sign-offs, and completion certificates

· Develop and maintain professional relationships with relevant subcontractors

· Respond to emergency calls and follow-through to completion

· Ensure all relevant safety standards are followed according to Canstar and WorkSafe BC requirements



Education and Experience

· Minimum of 1-year relevant supervisory experience in a construction/restoration environment is required

· 4-5 years of hands-on experience in construction and carpentry is considered beneficial

· Experience working with a variety of structures (residential and commercial)

· Experience working in the insurance restoration industry is considered beneficial

· Valid BC driver’s license, with a satisfactory driver abstract

· Clean criminal record as it relates to work

· Previous project management experience is an asset


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

· Be professional and safety conscious

· Strong computer skills (MS Office)

· Knowledge of and ability to complete carpentry duties

· Exceptional customer service skills

· Ability to use Xactimate; complete checklist, diagrams, and take photos for its use

· Good working knowledge of working with construction related machinery, equipment, chemical applications, practices and mechanical devices

· Attention to detail and accuracy

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Strong problem-solving skills

· Organizational, negotiation and supervisory skills

· Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing

· Ability to multitask and prioritize

· Ability to work independently


Working Conditions

· This position primarily reports out of the Coquitlam office but is also works on job sites throughout the Lower Mainland

· There is a considerable amount of driving required. Must have your own vehicle (a generous vehicle allowance is provided)

· Shifts vary but usually are from 7:30am to 4:00pm less a half hour unpaid lunch break

· Overtime is required on a periodic basis

· This position does have a component of on-call shifts on a rotation basis


If this sounds like a great career growth opportunity for you, and you want to be a part of an amazing team, please send your resume to careers@canstarrestorations.com today!