SAQ Zoning %26 Permitting Specialist in Itasca, IL at MasTec Network Solutions

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

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Job Description

This position requires researching, completing, and submitting all documentation required to obtain all required zoning approvals or permits. Validating all zoning and permitting documentation prior to issuance of Notice to Proceed (NTP) packages. Issuing of payments (purchase orders) as needed to applicable offices. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate with jurisdictions and develop relationships with various jurisdictions
  • Ability to research and evaluate telecommunication requirements in local zoning and permitting ordinances
  • Update and compile zoning trackers with research information of zoning and permitting requirements in each jurisdiction
  • Maintain and Distribute Master Zoning Tracker to Site Acquisition Managers
  • Mail Notices when necessary
  • Package and ship applications
  • Track application submittals to jurisdictions
  • Scan and Upload Documents to Customer Database
  • Follow up with Jurisdictions on Permit and Zoning Approvals
  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Identification of permitted use areas, difficult jurisdictions, filing deadlines, approval time frames, application requirements and zoning codes.
  • Public Hearing investigation and preparation for submittals.
  • Preparation of hearing packages (Plan Commission Boards, ZBA Hearing Boards, etc.)
  • Coordination and distribution of Interference Studies, Photo Simulations, Coverage Maps, Balloon Test, etc.
  • Coordination with local Utility, DOT, Railroad, Police and Fire, State owned properties.
  • Review and analysis of 3rd party independent engineering reports.
  • Neighborhood meetings, including meeting with local Councilman, Alderpersons, Home Owner Associations, Tribal Councils, Historical District Determinations and Approvals.
  • Perform review and redline of zoning and construction drawings to verify they comply with the zoning codes and design requirements.
  • Attend zoning hearings and present case and findings to obtain any and all necessary zoning relief as it relates to each site.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors' degree, preferably in Urban Planning or related discipline
  • Experience in Zoning or Urban Planning and GIS systems a plus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Above average organizational skills
Additional Information
  • Business skills should include excellent leadership & negotiation skills, strong customer orientation, excellent conflict management skills, excellent analytical & problem solving capability, excellent communication skills both oral and written, a strong business minded consultative approach with focus on profitability & margin.

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.


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