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Permit Coordinator

Location: Columbus, OH, United States
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Join an established and innovative company in the fast-growing solar industry and enjoy strong pay rate + benefits + advancement opportunities!
Do you have proven skills and experience completing solar installations and motivating other people to do their best work? If this sounds like you, and you want an opportunity where your commitment to quality and productivity will be rewarded, please keep reading!Were Freedom Forever, a fast-growing solar company known for innovation and quality, and were looking for people who want an opportunity to build a career with us as a Permit Coordinator!
As the Permit Coordinator you are responsible for assembling all documents required for permitting, submitting and obtaining all building permits for the designing of solar panels systems. You will interface with in-house designers and city officials, working with them to prepare and review all paperwork and drawings necessary to receive building permits and resolve objections related to Building, Zoning and Planning Departments as needed. Your responsibility as the Permit Coordinator to keep the installation ready flow consistent. You will also responsible for completing all documents to obtain HOA approval.
We offer an extensive benefits package which includes:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Care Insurance
  • 401K
  • Medical Reimbursement Accounts (HSA & FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time-Off
  • Biweekly Install Bonuses
Job Duties/ Responsibilities
  • Review permit list and see what permits are ready to be issuedandsubmitted
  • Call cities and counties for application process, costs, status update, & to confirm jurisdiction
  • Fill out permit applications/ print them out if needed
  • Print plans per AHJ and SOW requirements, request checks fromAccounting
  • Prepareroutesfor permit runners: Submitting / picking up plans, collect HOA signatures when needed/available
  • Submit planselectronically
  • Upload approved plans and job cards, notify install department in Podio
  • Upload corrections and notify the design team in Podio
  • Supervise permit technicians, check to see how permittechsare progressing throughout the day, act as support andhelp solveanyissues
  • Prepare and update reports for Weekly Meeting
  • Collect & submit documents for HOA
  • Route Permit Technicians to obtain customer signatures for HOA applications
  • Answer customer questions regarding HOAs
  • Request HOA checks from Accounting and request refund from HOA when applicable
  • Ensure checks make it back to Accounting
Qualification Requirements
  • Previous office or clerical experience preferred
  • Must be self-motivated as well as thrive in a team environment
  • Ability to manageworkflowwhile multitasking
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance required
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment
  • Basic computer skills
  • Attend weekly webinars or departmental calls
  • Ability to communicate with different departments efficiently with no less than a 24-hour turnaround time
  • Must submit all designs finished by the design team within a 24-hour turnaround time
  • Maintain expense reports for daily transactions and submit weekly for checks and monthly for all credit card transactions.
  • Must have a clean driving record, valid state drivers license
Physical demands and abilities
  • Regularly spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers
  • Regularly move from sitting to standing positions effortlessly
  • Regularly spend long hours in intense concentration reviewing and entering financial information into a computer
  • Regularly use hands and fingers to handle, control or feel objects
  • Regularly see details of objects that are less than a few feet away
  • Regularly speak clearly so listeners can understand
  • Regularly understand the speech of another person
  • Frequently work on projects that require deadlines
  • Frequently bend to file and maintain files
  • Frequently Drive
  • Occasionally lift 5-10 pounds
High Priority
Freedom Foreveris an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics) or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and co-workers.

Employees ofFreedom Forevermust submit to a criminal history check, MVR check and a 9-panel drug screen that includes the following: Amphetamines, Cocaine Metabolites, Opiates, Phencyclidine (PCP), Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Methadone, Methaqualone, Propoxyphene.
Job is based in Ohio, not seeking remote employees.

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