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OSP Permit Coordinator (Remote)

Buffalo, NY

Posted: 03/27/2020 Industry: Permitting Speciaist Job Number: 1465 Pay Rate: 55,000

Job Description

Broadstaff is thrilled to be working with our  client,   a fast-growing telecommunications company in Northern New England and New York, offering a robust suite of advanced telecommunications services, on their Permitting Specialist  position. This position offers direct hire,  full-time status, remote working within upstate NY  with some travel and a robust benefits plan.

What' s  in In for Me?
  • Market Value Compensation Plan
  • Medical and Prescription Drug
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and  Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance
  • Life and AD&D
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Why is This Job for Me?

Are you interested in working on a 1300 ile fiber build to support network infrastructure? Do you love to dot the I' s and cross the T' s? Do you enjoy  working daily with internal and external   partners?  Then Apply!  You will be responsible  for all right-of-way activity relative to outside plant engineering and construction projects.  Experience in right-of-way and permits for telecommunication projects is preferred.  Candidate must have local permitting experience and an understanding of the permitting application process.      

Job Responsibilities:
  • Understand and communicate permit requirements as outlined by owning jurisdiction, i.e. railroad, city, town, county, DOT, Federal etc
  • Create permit packages for all OSP projects as directed by Right-of-way Manager or Director
  • Acquire permit fee amounts, complete permit application, and submit check request
  • Meet with the local jurisdictions as needed to understand, process, and acquire permits timely according to OSP project schedules
  • Coordinate with OSP engineers and local jurisdictions to ensure permit packages are complete at first submittal
  • Work with the project team to understand priorities and project timelines
  • Research and analyze existing records, such as, county, municipal, DOT, to assist in final permit locations
  • Provide customer-facing communications, as needed, and track all permitting activity
  • Prioritize permit submittals based on owning agency lead times and project schedules
  • Maintain organized filing/records and detailed tracking

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of (3) three years of proven applicable permitting experience in New York.
  • General understanding in OSP/fiber engineering with a thorough understanding of utility right-of-way, DOT, and local municipal permitting.
  • Familiarity with NESC guidelines is a plus. Ability to read, interpret, and follow maps, diagrams, and schematics.
  • Ability to communicate professionally through all types of media with customers, vendors, managers, and associates, exhibiting poise, composure, and confidence when confronting high-pressure or stressful situations while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Valid, Active Driver’ s License in the State of hire.


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