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Permit Coordinator

Location: Livermore, CA, United States
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$20-$25/hr. (DOE) + Company Benefits
***Residential Solar***
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Permit Coordinator is responsible for assembling all documents required for permitting, submitting, and obtaining all building permits for the designing of PV and PV+ Storage systems. They 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. It is the responsibility of the Permit Coordinator to keep the installation ready flow consistent.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Organize and maintain pipelines of permit submitted, permit approved, past expected date, and upcoming expected dates, ensuring that submissions take place within SLA and all AHJ requests are responded to and/or actioned within one business day
  • Call cities and counties for application process(es), costs, status updates, & to confirm project jurisdiction
  • Prepare routes for permit techs as necessary submitting and issuing permits, performing research at an AHJ, visiting customers homes to obtain signatures, and other necessary project tasks
  • Fill out permit applications/ print if needed. Print plans per AHJ and SOW requirements. Submit plans electronically
  • Upload approved plans and job cards to our CRM/ERP
  • Upload corrections and notify the design team in our CRM/ERP
  • Coordinate Permit Technicians, check to see how permit techs are progressing throughout the day, act as support and help solve any issues
  • Use and understand various BI reports to make educated decisions and reprioritize to address growing queues
  • Escalate system and process issues to the Regional Permit and Inspection Manager, Branch Manager, or Regional Engineering Manager as necessary
  • Request checks from Accounting; Ensure all checks are accurately recorded in the Master Accounting tracker, and ensure voided checks make it back to Accounting
  • Manage expense reports and meet the weekly deadline for expenses to be submitted. Failure to do so can result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination
  • Perform other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education & Certifications:
  • High School Graduate or GED
Experience:
  • Strong attention to detail while producing accurate and high-quality work
  • Experience interfacing with municipality electrical and building departments
  • Intermediate Computer Skills Needed. Experience with DocuSign, Adobe .pdf, Outlook, Excel, and Word preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Previous office or clerical experience preferred
  • Must be self-motivated as well as thrive in a team environment
  • Ability to manage workflow while 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
  • Must be self-motivated as well as thrive in a team environment
  • Ability to manage workflow while 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
  • Intermediate Computer Skills Needed. Experience with DocuSign, Adobe .pdf, Outlook, Excel, and Word preferred
  • Attend weekly webinars or departmental calls
  • Must have a valid state drivers license and clean driving record
High Priority
Freedom Forever is 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 of Freedom Forever must submit to a criminal history check and MVR check.
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