Jobs Description

  • Permitting Technician
  • Permitting Technician
  • Full-time
  • Entry-level
  • North Palm Beach
  • Competitive
  • Possible
  • January 25, 2018
  • January 25, 2018
  • January 25, 2018


This individual will provide support to various Engineering groups within the company in the area of permitting.


  • Assess and develop scope of the work to be undertaken in order to gather essential information on location, permit needs, correct templates, etc.
  • Review permit drawings and permit requirements for specific work requests.
  • Learn and apply relevant terminology and information relating to permits, construction prints, sketches and specific client documentation requirements.
  • Produce accurate design permits utilizing updated/most recent sketches and prints
  • Check and proof own work to minimize errors, ensuring a quality product that meets company and client’s needs.
  • Liaise with project managers, engineers and team members to obtain clarification and/or additional information to ensure accuracy of project data and a quality work output
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for permit requestors (designers) and provide feedback as required.
  • Build productive working relationships with internal departments, impacted by permitting.
  • Internally coordinate the resolution of permit-related issues.
  • Provide guidance, feedback and training to designers and advise of any permit drawing changes requested.
  • Track progress and update permit information in required software.
  • Ability to complete permit project in a timely manner to meet project deadlines.
  • Attend work as scheduled, for up to 8 hours at a time (which does not include a lunch break), 5 days a week, in PowerWright’s office.
  • Prompt and regular attendance at an assigned work location.
  • Ability to work shifts beginning at an assigned, designated start time until an assigned, designated end time.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks/projects in a timely manner and as specified.
  • Ability to interact with employees and customers/clients in an appropriate manner.
  • Exhibit and maintain the highest degree of professionalism in the performance of all related duties.
  • Ability to receive and understand directions from supervision and management.


  • Associate Degree or Vocational Degree in drafting/design.
  • Two (2) years of experience in a technical industry, including drafting experience.
  • Very good team skills with the ability to wok harmoniously with team members and contribute positively to delivering a quality team product.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to edit/correct own work using analytical thinking.
  • Ability to learn and grasp new concepts quickly.
  • Dependable and takes personal pride in and responsibility in meeting deadlines and delivering a quality product.
  • Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Office Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Strong sense of discretion, confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Ability to work independently while understanding when to collaborate and check-in with Supervisor.
  • Strong team skills with the ability to be flexible.
  • Exhibit and maintain the highest degree of professionalism in the performance of all related duties.