FirstOnSite Restoration Reviews

Updated Jan 25, 2020

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3.1
59%
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FirstOnSite Restoration CEO Dave Demos
Dave Demos
10 Ratings
  1. "Challenging and gratifying"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - N/A 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FirstOnSite Restoration full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The company’s whole reason for being is to help people. It is growing fast and there is growth and variety.

    Cons

    We meet customers when they are upset or stressed. The job can be 24/7.

  2. "Some good benefits"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Cleaner 

    I worked at FirstOnSite Restoration part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    pays well; good overtime hours

    Cons

    sometimes weird work; disrespectful coworkers and behaviour

  3. "Titanic meets Hindenburg"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at FirstOnSite Restoration full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Company benefits Pay fair to the market

    Cons

    Cool kids club, if you're not one, you're out

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  4. "Cut throat management."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at FirstOnSite Restoration full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It would be an alright place to start a PM career.

    Cons

    Don't think that you'd be able to work your way up to being a well paid, senior PM as all the work is low margin contract work.

    FirstOnSite Restoration Response

    December 16, 2019Talent Acquisition Manager

    Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. I'd love the opportunity to chat with you and understand how we can improve. Please feel free to email me at lpearson@firstonsite.ca

  5. "Construction technician Après sinistre"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Carpenter in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at FirstOnSite Restoration full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great group work environment

    Cons

    Low salary On call position (work nights and weekends)

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  6. "Great company to work for - Management needs work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - File Manager in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FirstOnSite Restoration full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I believe in what the company stands for and our mission and enjoy working with all my colleagues .

    Cons

    Management/Supervisors really need to take courses on how to treat their employees better. Two people in particular from the Mississauga branch...

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  7. "I’m not sure what this means"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at FirstOnSite Restoration full-time

    Pros

    Changing work environment ohhh yaaa

    Cons

    Cold and wet when outside in BC

  8. "Not a good place to worl"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - File Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at FirstOnSite Restoration full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Working with a great team on a daily basis!

    Cons

    Unprofessional management. Favoritism for upper management. Owner is a male chauvinist and very old mentality

  9. "Confused vision"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC

    I worked at FirstOnSite Restoration full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They give you a ompany car

    Cons

    Old work mentality and very resistant to change.

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  10. "Focused on employees"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dartmouth, NS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FirstOnSite Restoration full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    benefits after 3 months if your full time, lots of hours, vehicle

    Cons

    when busy, its really busy

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