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Permit Expediter – Portland/Vancouver
Location: Washougal, WA
Permit Expeditor / Runner
Location: Washougal, WA
Permit-It, LLC is a provider of consulting services in the construction industry. We offer a complete array of building permits and consulting services that pertain to construction industry Codes and Sustainability that are required by jurisdictions. Since 2000, we’ve scaled from a small home office, to a larger, nationally recognized firm with the ability to provide services nationwide.
As a member of our PDX permitting team the Permit Expeditor/ Runner will plan, manage and execute the procurement of building permits.
- Develops and maintains positive relationships with building departments and officials within those departments as the liaison between Permit-It and building department. (Multiple counties and jurisdictions involved)
- Know and understand local building codes as they pertain to our product.
- Represents Permit-It, as needed, in hearings with planning departments with variance applications.
- Reviews, submits, and retrieves permit related documentation for Permit-It to planning and building departments.
- Ensures placement of building follows set back regulations.
- Tracks permit progress through planning and building department and provide timely and accurate updates.
- Process 2 – 4 permit packages on a daily basis.
- Obtains permit and documentation, distributes and reviews same with sales and management.
- Assist management in meeting building officials on site as needed.
- Understands and meets the needs of the customer; recognizing special needs and recommending appropriate upsells.
- Associates degree from an accredited institution.
- Proven experience working in a construction or building department environment.
- Ability to effectively speak to and present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, and employees.
- Excellent verbal and written communication and comprehension skills is a must.
- Must be able to travel in state at least 80% of the time
- Basic computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Excel & Outlook
- Organized and detail-oriented with excellent planning skills
- Able to work independently under tight deadlines