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Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Project Manager

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Kowalski Construction, Inc.






Phoenix, Arizona, United States


Science and Biotech, Construction, Biohazard




 About Us

Kowalski Construction, Inc is a nationally recognized restoration leader in Arizona, family-owned and operated since 1967.

Are you someone who believes in family values, does the right thing when no one is watching and is involved in serving your community, leading by example? We are a company that cares about work/life balance because we all have a life outside of work.

What makes Kowalski Construction different from other restoration companies? We create a supportive environment for our employees, invest in their personal and professional growth, encourage family and work-life balance beyond the worksite

Position Overview

The Project Manager is responsible to plan, oversee, coordinate field personnel, schedule sub-contractors, responsible for passing third party air clearances, and safety for everyone on the projects according to strict deadlines. He/she will be well rounded in the construction field with a process minded personality to maintain and achieve organizational goals.  Well-versed in construction/restoration methodologies and procedures with the ability to coordinate a team of professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results. Have an analytical mind and great organizational skills with the goal to ensure all projects are delivered on time according to requirements and without exceeding budget.


  • Experience in Asbestos, Bio/Trauma Cleanup, Lead, Fire, and Water.
  • Must have the following Certifications: Asbestos Supervisor, Bio/Trauma, and OSHA 10
  • Ability to lead project teams of various sizes and see them through to completion with the end goal in mind.
  • Must be detailed oriented, focused and able to see the big picture on the project
  • Must have integrity with a passion to “do the right thing”
  • Adhere to safety protocols, procedures and awareness of possible safety issues while enforcing company policies.
  • Willing to answer calls and respond after regular business hours to emergency jobs.
  • Ability to multi-task between projects with ease in a fast-paced environment
  • Create and maintain job schedules
  • Desire to learn and grow with the company for long term employment.
  • Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Ability to pass background check and drug screening


Summary of Duties

  1. Set daily objectives and goals, line out crews, and hold accountability of his/her crew’s performance.
  2. Remain accountable for project hours and manager labor hours on multiple jobs.
  3. Accurately complete company job tracking programs, purchase orders, material requests and closely forecast project needs. 
  4. Create change orders and RFI’s
  5. Maintain and monitor budgets
  6. Experience with reading Xactimate Scopes is a plus
  7. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with customers and insurance adjusters
  8. Communicate confidently and accurately with customers and remaining customer focused while address company’s commitments
  9. Identify issues and resolve before major conflict or incident


Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Working conditions
  • may include working inside buildings with construction in progress.
  • may include working outside of buildings in sometimes extreme weather and extreme heat.
  • Physical demands
  • may include using a variety of construction tools/equipment.
  • may include lifting and moving large awkward items that weigh more than 25 pounds.

Other requirements:

  • Asbestos Supervisor
  • OSHA 10
  • Bio/Trauma Certification
  • Lead Certification



  • Medical (75% paid by employer, two options PPO or HSA plan), Dental and Vision
  • Supplemental Insurance (Disability, Accident, Critical Illness)
  • 401K, Kowalski contributes up to 3% of employee contribution
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Tool & Boot Purchase Program
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus