Job Summary:

Responsible for evaluating federal, state, local, and railroad permitting requirements and gaining permits for utility, projects.

Supervisory Responsibilities:



Provide support to ongoing and new development projects focused on, but not limited to, permitting and regulatory needs.
Research federal, state, local and railroad authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) for utility installations to confirm permit requirements for public right-of-way and private easements.
Read and interpret surveys, plats, property descriptions, deeds, etc.
Obtain third party consents for various infrastructure development, renewable energy, telecommunications, and other rights-of-way projects.
Responsible, with limited supervision, to ensure effective administration and control of all third party/crossing documentation including the management of renewals and expiries.
Track permit statuses, key milestone dates and related metadata.
Maintain project line lists and databases.
Obtain and manage receipt of third party consents as part of third party programs.
Form and maintain strong, professional relationships with permitting authorities.

Required Skills/Abilities:

Work with minimal supervision
Excellent negotiating skills with regulators and the public regarding permitting of land development projects
Perform multiple tasks with a strict and complete deadline, successfully
Create relationships with permitting jurisdictions
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact across multiple business units and stakeholders
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong documentation, file management, and organizational skills
Ability to prioritize and meet critical deadlines and timelines
Ability to interpret survey/construction plans, maps and legal descriptions
Valid Driver’s license – required

Education and Experience:

Degree in engineering technology, science, or any other degree, specialized training, or experience, that makes the individual uniquely qualified to perform the job responsibilities (preferred)
In lieu of Degree High School/GED and 2 years of related work experience
Working knowledge of ArcGIS and AutoCAD applications
Experience in interfacing with national and local agencies
Demonstrated experience in preparing and submitting compliance reports
Experience obtaining regulatory approvals from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and State Historic Preservation Office.

Physical Requirements:

Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Vision to allow prolonged periods of computer work
Vision to allow differences in colors, shades and brightness
Light to moderate lifting is required
Must be able to tolerate moderate noise (business office with computers, phones, printers, and light traffic)
Must be able to traverse all necessary terrain at a job site
Must be able to ride in a vehicle up to four hours to travel to and from job sites.  
Must be able to work in different temperatures and changing weather conditions.
Must be able to traverse and inspect all areas of jobsite in all types of weather; this may include walking, climbing, reaching, bending, crawling, or stretching.  
Exposure to characteristic construction site dangers.

To apply for this job email your details to Heather.Christine@sellcon.us