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Permit Coordinator

Company: Milhouse
Location: Lombard
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Our telecom business is growing very quickly and that is why we are looking for a Permit Coordinator to join the team!

The Permit Coordinator will be responsible for partnering with the Telecommunications team to support the permitting process. Your day to day responsibilities will include acquiring permitting information, completing the application and fee processes, supporting the team with compliance, data entry and record keeping and other tasks associated with the permitting process. You will be INTEGRAL in the growth of this function!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for acquiring up to date permitting information from local jurisdictions and pulling necessary information to complete permit packages for overhead and underground power line installations
  • Acquire permit fee amounts, complete permit application, and submit check request
  • Meet with the local jurisdictions, understanding and tracking all permitting requirements including design specifications, permit lead times, points of contact, and special requirements
  • Responsible for understanding and tracking the requirements for construction inspection and permit close out
  • Work with the engineering team to ensure compliance with permit drawing requirements of the jurisdiction
  • Research and analyze county assessor records, survey maps, tract/parcel maps, appraisals, right of way maps, plats, and construction maps
  • Provide customer-facing communications, including status updates
  • Communicate action items to internal stake holders
  • Ability to prioritize permit submittals based upon agency review/lead times and customer schedules
  • Maintain orderly records of all documents

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical, decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively with others
  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to balance multiple tasks under time constraints
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work with different personalities and communication styles
  • Ability to ask clarifying questions and probe until question is answered and/or use provided information/requirement to work on client request

Required Experience:

  • 1-3 years relevant permitting experience required
  • Telecom permitting experience preferred but not required

Why Milhouse?

  • Entrepreneurial environment with exposure to our empowering Executive team
  • Encouraging, warm and dynamic workplace with the opportunity to grow and develop
  • Coffee, tea, breakfast and snacks provided in office
  • Happy hour on Friday afternoons
  • Various socials throughout the year
  • Competitive pay and benefits package

Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. was founded in 2001 with the goal of building the best engineering company in the country. It was based on the belief that if we hired great people, fueled their passion while challenging them to excel, and maintained a laser focus on the needs of your clients, success would come- and so it has. Our portfolio of successful projects continues to grow, our family of highly satisfied clients continues to expand, and our staff just gets better and better.

We are a unique, Chicago-based firm whose collective passion, vision and expertise has led to phenomenal growth and being named "Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" 15 years in a row! With more than 200 talented professionals and offices across the country, Milhouse offers a dynamic work environment where there is no limit to what you can achieve if you are willing to go after it.

Our people are the cornerstone of our organization, and key to our success. Join a remarkably talented team that shares a passion for what they do and a vision for improving communities around the world through innovative engineering and construction.

For the fifteenth consecutive year, Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. has been selected as Chicago's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For.

Important Notice to US Applicants

Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. is an at-will employer.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits List:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Transit Benefits Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Education & Development Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Lunch and Learns
  • Milhouse University Classes (Cross Functional Training)
  • Higher Level Professional Development/Certification support
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity leave (plus incentives to support you in your first year of parenthood)

Keywords: Milhouse, Lombard , Permit Coordinator, Other , Lombard, Illinois

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