Permit Coordinator

Tesla - Santa Ana, CA3.6

Full-time
THE ROLE

The Permit Coordinator will efficiently gather and submit all specified plans and applications required by the local building department to permit the design and installation of Tesla energy products. As an integral member of Tesla’s Field Operations Energy team, the Permit Coordinator plays a key role in ensuring consistent job flow and contributing to a positive customer experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Submit permit packets to local municipals driving permits to a zero-queue each day
  • Pick-up permits submitted immediately following the specified turn-around time
  • Maintain checkbook and credit card transactions for each job/account
  • Communicate clearly and quickly with managers and other departments about changes to process or obstacles to work flow
  • Follow-up on old cases with appropriate departments to move jobs through the permitting process as quickly as possible
  • Document any changes in job cases or status a minimum of two times per week
  • Represent the company in a professional and friendly manner
  • Attend weekly team meetings; share ideas and participate in feedback
  • Conduct in-person meetings with local government officials to answer any outstanding questions regarding energy products
  • Work with Inspection team to smoothly and efficiently pass inspections
  • Update our internal database daily to capture nuances from jurisdiction to jurisdiction
REQUIREMENTS
  • 1-2 years’ relative office or clerical experience required
  • Experience working with permits is a plus
  • Able to organize time and tasks in a fast paced environment with competing priorities
  • Takes initiative with solving problems
  • Ability to follow process within strict deadlines
  • Must be self-motivated and thrive in a team environment
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Must be able to successfully pass pre-employment screening requirements
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license
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