Permitting Specialists

October 10, 2022
Sandusky, Ohio
Job Type


Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Permit Specialist is responsible acquiring and/or coordinating the acquisition of all permits and pole applications needed to enable construction activities. This is to be accomplished while maintaining full compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Local rules and regulations and company-established standards. The Permit Specialist will maintain communication with the authorities having jurisdiction of the Rights-of-Way to manage each permit acquisition process. The Permit Specialist must thoroughly understand all relevant issues, timelines, and priorities so that key internal and external stakeholders are appropriately identified and involved.


  • Submit Permit Applications for road, railroad, public RoW, utility and private easements and specialty permits including, but not limited to: Army Corps of Engineers, EPA, Ohio EPA ODNR, et cetera
  • Coordinate with Engineering to understand what permits need to be submitted and to what governing authority
  • Coordinate with Drafter to prioritize permits needing drawn up
  • Coordinate with Engineering to understand which poles require make-ready applications for attachment
  • Submit Pole Attachment applications
  • Will actively track process with the different pole providers
  • Will keep track of all upcoming, submitted and completed pole applications and permit applications
  • Create and submit construction drawing packages.


  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred OR High School Diploma with equivalent in experience required
  • 2+ years' experience in permit process/project management preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all departments and all levels of management
  • Strong customer service experience
  • Solid basic math skills
  • Proficient in standard office software, including MS office and spreadsheets
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines


  • Generous health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401K match
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off + 10 company holidays
  • Company vehicle or mileage reimbursement
  • Internet service allowance
  • Cell phone allowance


  • Highly competitive salary + bonus + benefits


  • Midwest
  • Initial Focus in Northern and Central Ohio

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Sandusky, OH 44870: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Sandusky, OH 44870

Candidates must be at least 18 years old and be able to pass a Background, Drug and DMV screening to be considered for all job openings. Candidates must have a valid driver’s licenses and be insured and the ability to travel up to multiple weeks at a time. Please send all resumes with certifications and driver licenses to In subject line, please note the position you are applying for, a current resume in Word format is required to be considered with 2 references name, telephone and email. All candidates will receive a call back based on your skills set that matches the job opening. We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in our sole discretion. All resumes submitted to TelForce will become the property of TelForce and shall have the right to display to a third party or in our data base for consumption. Call Jessica at 615-915-3119.

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