Project Manager
at Wylander

Date Posted: 7/6/2018

Job Description

Wylander, a recruiting company specializing in the disaster restoration industry, is recruiting a Project Manager for SERVPRO of Kankakee.  This person is responsible for the oversight and management of the project cycle for restoration projects by providing direction and coordination of all field activities related to the installation teams and any coordinated subcontracts; estimating the loss and reconstruction of the entire project through the use of Xactimate; managing the project schedule throughout the project lifecycle; and securing any unique materials, permits and/or equipment required to complete the project.


  • Health Benefits after 90 days of employment
  • Short-term Disability, Life Insurance and Accident Insurance
  • PTO


  • $50,000-$55,000/ yr
  • Company bonus plan
  • Company to provide vehicle, fuel card and cell phone


  • Use Xactimate software to estimate residential and commercial water, fire, wind and mold restoration projects
  • Ability to estimate, sell and manage restoration projects
  • Respond to property damage emergency calls
  • Exceed profitability targets on managed projects
  • Negotiate restoration services and insurance claims settlements
  • Plan, organize and manage crews and subcontractors
  • Order materials required for projects and coordinate delivery to job site
  • Maintain efficient and accurate flow of production paperwork from the job site to administration
  • Participate in design, process and permit submittal
  • Ability to participate in an on-call rotation schedule if needed
  • Attend all appropriate company meetings
  • Attend regular company sponsored training sessions
  • Additional duties required as needed


  • 5+ years’ experience in a project management role, preferably within the disaster restoration industry or similar
  • Must have both residential and commercial reconstruction experience
  • Knowledge of Xactimate is a plus
  • Ability to manage budgets and schedules
  • Possess exceptional organizational and planning skills (detail-oriented person)
  • Ability to recognize and solve problems independently
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated, responsible and accountable
  • Strong customer service skills are a must
  • Must be able to pass a background check and have a clean driving record

Keywords: construction, project management, Xactimate

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Manteno, IL
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 7/6/2018

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