CONSTRUCTION PERMIT PROJECT MANAGER

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Licensing
Expediting
Goal oriented
Xpediter
Payments
Organized
Documentation
Data
Transportation
Microsoft Excel
Problem solving
Adaptability
Dependability

Job Details

Expediting company is an established, fun and fast growing permitting and licensing expediting company servicing the tri-county area of south Florida. The company is seeking to hire a motivated, goal oriented Experienced Construction Permit expeditor that wants to grow with us. A permit expeditor is responsible for preparing building permits submittal packages, as well as coordinating the efficient submittal, approval and retrieval from local jurisdictions. The goal is to support the timely and cost effective completion of projects. The permit expeditor coordinator communicates the status of each permit, and works closely with the project managers to meet company timelines and goals.
Responsibilities:
  • Review, prepare, submit and receive permit packages in accordance with jurisdictional requirements.
  • Coordinate payment and reimburse of permit fees according to company guidelines
  • Work with internal teams, consulting with architects, engineers and jurisdictional employees to understand and resolve any jurisdictional comments
  • Be an advocate for the company and work with local jurisdictions to streamline permit processes
  • Meet customers to obtain signatures, final paperwork sign off and payment collection, if assigned
  • Organize all completed paperwork, and process payments in a compliant, secure manner, if assigned
  • Utilize software systems to record progress of various tasks
  • Be well organized and timely with flow of emails, record documents online and transport documents
  • Assist team with any permitting requests when necessary
  • Compile data, handle paperwork, file permits, monitor each status of the permit approval process until projects are completed
  • Meet with city officials and project consultants throughout the permitting process
  • Travel to job sites when necessary
Requirements:
  • Must have a valid driver's license with clean record and own reliable transportation (not sharing transportation)
  • Only candidates with 2+ years of experience with construction permitting may apply
  • Strong computer and communications skills are very important.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Google sheets
  • Ability to understand basic construction concepts
  • Strong sense of urgency and problem solving skills
  • People-oriented, enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible, enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Autonomous, dependable and likes to take ownership
  • High stress tolerance, thrives in a high-pressure environment
  • As part of the essential duties, employees must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
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