SAQ Zoning & Permitting Manager in Sacramento, CA at Mastec Network Solutions

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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Job Description

This position ensures all zoning/permitting requirements research is accurately completed, zoning/permitting requirements are adhered to, handles all zoning/permitting issues, ensures timelines are met, and fees are paid. Maintains relationship with applicable zoning and permitting jurisdictions and is the daily interface for zoning and permitting services. Manages a team of Zoning and Permitting Specialists. 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.

  • Responsible for managing all zoning and permitting ordinance requirements research for every jurisdiction the client's cell sites are located in.
  • Responsible for completing zoning and permitting risk assessment/recommendations matrix of telecommunications deployment scenarios for all targeted jurisdictions
  • Manages Zoning and Permitting Specialists for performance of applicable zoning, permitting and NTP requirements to meet market objectives
  • Manages Site Acquisition Vendors when necessary for special zoning/permitting needs when required
  • Regularly evaluates staff work load for adjustments to Specialists support staff
  • Executes Project Plan - Regularly monitors and measures quality of staff performance, ensures projected dates are met and forecasts are up to date, timely receipt of deliverables, and overall Client satisfaction in accordance with the Project Plan and Schedule
  • Oversees document control and ensures compliance with customer requirements
  • Executes Quality Plan - ensures accuracy of information, documents, deliverables, and forecasts provided to Client
  • Resolves complex zoning, or permitting issues
  • Implement and execute GIS software to facilitate the determination of zoning requirements in specific geographical areas
  • Create and manages the maintenance of Zoning/Permitting Tracker for Project with Assigned Sites
  • Determine Site by Site Jurisdiction
  • Contact Jurisdictions to Determine Approval Process for Project SOW
  • Request E-mail Confirmation of Approval Requirements from Jurisdiction
  • Determine whether to outsource 'In Person' submittals or have Zoning/Permitting Lead Travel to Jurisdiction
  • Work closely with A& E Team and Site Acquisition Specialists to compile necessary documents for Permit Submittal
  • Manage the preparation and distribution of Carrier Exemption Letters for Zoning and Permitting.
  • Manage the review of Permit Application Packages prior to submittal
  • Create Cover Letter and Submit Application(s)
  • Follow up with jurisdictions regarding comments/revisions
  • Forward comments/revisions to the appropriate party for correction.
  • Resubmit corrected/additional documents
  • Regularly monitor status of permit application(s)
  • Make sure Contractors follow appropriate Registration Requirements
  • Notify appropriate Site Acquisition Specialist when Permit(s) have been approved
  • 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
  • Five years' experience in project management, and/or related functional areas preferably in telecommunication
  • Good communications and negotiation skills (written and oral)
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  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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