Permitting Coordinator (Remote)

Durham, NC


Job Summary:

Complete construction/building permit application, meeting with local AHJ’s to submit construction documents and permit applications. Meet with AHJs when review process/revisions take longer than anticipated. Ensure the reviewing agency understand the PS SOW and supply. Ensure full and complete packages which meet the AHJ requirements are being submitted for review/response to comments.

Minimum Qualifications: (Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills):

  • Minimum High School Diploma: however, a bachelor’s degree in construction management is highly preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in permitting or equivalent task OR a bachelor’s degree in construction management in combination with work experience.

  • Ability to read and interpret regulatory requirements for permitting process.

  • Ability to write complete and submit permit applications to regulatory agencies.

  • Ability to work with multiple parties to complete application and submit to agencies in a timely manner.

  • Ability to understand blueprints/Construction Documents on a high level.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer construction permitting program for installation of switchgear, engine-generators, and microgrids at various locations throughout the US.

  • Coordinate multiple projects at once to ensure timely submittal of applications.

  • Review regulatory requirements for permitting process and complete permit applications as required.

  • Work with engineering group to obtain necessary drawings/submittals to complete application as required.

  • Review project and determine need for required permits including building/construction permits and other permits as applicable.

  • Meet with AHJ personnel (either in person or via phone calls/emails) to expedite their permitting process.

    Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Ability to travel, drive for long durations, travel by airlines. Work from Home Office, travel to AHJ’s to meet with AHJ personnel, meetings at DI Campus in Durham, NC when needed, meeting with Manager of Permitting and Licensing in Atlanta, GA when needed.

About Us:

PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers.

Join Our Power Team!

We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:

• Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

• Competitive pay and a matching 401 (k) plan

• Vacation, Company Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO- personal and sick days)

• Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

• Wellness Incentive Programs

• Employee Referral Program

• Tuition Reimbursement

PowerSecure is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. This position is not open to third party recruiters.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Operating Company: PowerSecure