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Network Permitting Specialist

Job Type
Columbia, Maryland
Up to US$0.00 per hour
Job Ref
Date Added
March 20th, 2024

Bartech Staffing is a leading engineering, technical and professional staffing firm, and our clients include some of the nation's biggest companies. We are powered by Impellam Group, a connected group providing global workforce and specialist recruitment solutions. Our client has engaged us to assist them in hiring a contract Network Permitting Specialist. If you are interested in an opportunity to get your foot in the door with leading company, we want to talk with you!
Hourly pay range $ $40-44 hour: Salary
Job Responsibilities
Your specific duties as a Network Permitting Specialist will include:

  • The Specialist applies for and secures all licenses and permits necessary to build fiber and small cells on time and on budget, ensuring compliance with all applicable agreements and regulatory requirements during all stages of site selection, construction and ongoing operations.
  • Primary responsibilities include timely and accurate application for required licenses, permits and commercial electric service connections.
  • The Specialist will monitor application timelines, effectively forecast anticipated receipt of authorizations, and assist in escalating delays internally and externally, as necessary.
  • Requires working knowledge of governing state and federal regulations, relevant construction codes and processes, as well as frequent interface with internal and external partners.
  • The Specialist must initiate timely system updates and communicate effectively, developing operational level subject matter expertise, proposing jurisdictional permitting and zoning solutions to customers, both internal and external.
  • Requires knowledge of municipal processes, codes and ordinances, as well as frequent interface with local governments and jurisdictions.
  • Review drawings for compliance with jurisdiction and/or utility standards
  • Submit and acquire authorizations, approvals, and agreements as required from jurisdictions and utilities to install facilities both in the public right of way and on private property
  • Addresses tactical challenges to successful, timely and cost-effective acquisition of authorizations or service connections, including resolution of application rejections or denials, violations, etc. on matters related to applicable laws, codes and ordinances as interpreted by internal legal counsel.
  • Timely system updates, including accurate forecasting and milestone task completion
  • Communicate effectively with all customers, both internal and external, during all stages of network deployment and operations
  • Develops and maintains rich relationships with utility and staff-level jurisdictional stakeholders
  • Provides research and advice to internal clients regarding conditions of attachment to regulated infrastructure and/or Crown-owned infrastructure within the rights-of-way
  • Responsible for representing company before local agencies, planning authorities, city councils and/or utilities
  • Engage and oversee outside vendors as applicable
  • Consistent with internal legal interpretations, comprehend and serve as an operational subject matter expert on matters related to applicable state & federal telecommunications regulations
  • Foundational understanding of project budgets and expenses related to permits and service connections.
  • Provides research and advice to internal clients regarding access rights, permitting, and project deployment

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Wireless industry experience preferred but not required
  • Zoning and Permitting experience preferred but not required
  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school will be considered in lieu of experience
  • Minimum two (2) years' experience, preferably in planning, zoning, and/or land use capacity, utility joint use or telecommunications industry or relevant military experience.
  • Demonstrated experience navigating corporate environment and working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with negotiating experience
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to effectively prioritize multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to comprehend contracts and agreements
  • Proven ability to effectively collaborate and present persuasive arguments to achieve desired results
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Customer service orientation with a strong problem-solving approach
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and regulations related to licensing and permitting fiber and small cells.
  • Proficient in presenting and speaking at both internal and external engagements
  • Travel to utilities, local governments and municipalities required
  • Competencies
  • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
  • Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
  • Builds Networks: Effectively building formal and informal relationships networks inside and outside the organization
  • Manages Complexity: Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems

As a Network Permitting Specialist with Bartech Staffing, you will be working through an established and respected staffing organization with over 40 years of serving as a trusted partner to our client companies. We provide our talent with personal, responsive attention, and will assign an employee care representative to answer any questions or concerns that you might have. Depending upon the client, the assignment, and your performance, you can find potential opportunities for direct employment.
At Impellam Group, we offer a competitive compensation package with benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) plan with employee contribution opportunities
  • 529 college savings program

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For this opportunity, the successful candidate will be directly employed by Bartech Staffing as a W2 employee while providing services to our client, who is looking for people who are eligible to work in the US and can start immediately.

Impellam Group and its brands are equal-opportunity employers committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application, interview process, pre-employment activity, and the performance of crucial job functions.

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