Project Manager

Workplace : Parksville, BC
Schedule : 40
Number of jobs to fill : 1
Status : Full-time
Salary : To be discussed

Job Description

Working within a team of fire protection professionals, your work will help the company adequately meet his clients’ expectations and ensure the profitability of the branch.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, your main responsibility will be to coordinate all activities related to projects’ completion, from conception to installation.  Among other things, your responsibilities will be:

  • Plan and review the scope of the project;
  • Plan and sequence activities and resources to complete the project;
  • Develop schedules and proceed to time estimating/allocation;
  • Oversee the preparation of all documentation required for the realization of the project;
  • Oversee the creation charts and schedules;
  • Analyze and manage risks and issues;
  • Oversee the submission safety documentation;
  • Monitor and report projects progresses and track contract changes;
  • Work closely with vendors and do business partnering;
  • Ensure quality control during all activities;
  • Manage all project correspondence as the primary contact for the particular project.

If you like to work in a fast pace environment, and are interested in an opportunity to learn and grow in the fire alarm industry, this position is for you. Main qualifications we are looking for are :

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering, or college diploma in fire protection or building mechanics or civil engineering, or high school diploma and equivalent relevant experience;
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience;
  • Proficiency in standards and codes governing the conception and installation of automatic fire protection systems (an asset);
  • Specific training in fire protection (an asset);
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Good knowledge of WHMIS.


  • Viking values, respects and supports the interests of its employees from all walks of life. We will consider all qualified candidates.
  • Competitive salary based on competencies and experience.
  • 3 weeks of vacation from May 1st following 1 year of service, 12 paid Statutory Holidays.
  • Comprehensive Group Insurance Plan upon hiring, including the virtual care platform Dialogue for a quick access to healthcare services in many Canadian provinces.
  • Group RRSP with employer contributions following 3 months of continuous service.
  • Supplemental training according to employee, market or company needs.
  • Years of service Recognition Program.


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      Industry Standards & Affiliation

      Viking systems are designed and installed exclusively according to NFPA standards. Our team uses products that are recognized by ULC and FM Approved standards. Viking Fire Protection also meets pre-qualification requirements by several recognized organizations