Project Manager

To be successful as a Fireplace Installer, you should keep abreast of the latest technologies and developments in fireplaces.

Ultimately, an outstanding Fireplace Installer should be able to demonstrate excellent power and hand tool skills, as well as exceptional problem-solving skills and customer service skills.

Responsibilities

  • Plans all phases of the construction lifecycle from initiation to completion.

  • Obtains all necessary regulations and permits.

  • Orders necessary supplies, tools, and equipment.

  • Makes sure projects are aligned with agreed-upon plans.

  • Manages a construction manager and oversees their work.

  • Communicates with clients and delivers project progress reports.

  • Develops and adheres to the budget, timeline, and quality control plan.

  • Collaborates with architects, engineers, electricians, and other specialists.

  • Writes and submits testing and inspection logs, quality assurance reports, and punch lists.

  • Ensures that all local, state, and national building codes and regulations and safety precautions are followed.

  • Uses scheduling software to update schedules, track progress, and document project progression.

Requirements and skills

  • Previous project planning and team management experience.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to lead and motivate.

  • A high level of organisational skills and attention to detail.

  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Billing customers and collecting payments

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Proven experience repairing, installing, and maintaining fireplaces or other appliances

  • Experience with home construction

  • The ability to use various hand tools

  • The ability to move heavy objects (in excess of 100 lbs.)

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Effective communication skills

  • Exceptional customer service skills