SOS Retail Services | Construction & Installation Careers


At SOS-Retail Services, we believe in the work we’re doing and enjoy it every day. We use our knowledge and passion for construction in an energetic work environment, giving our clients the best possible solutions. We grow our team by building the company with people who believe in what they’re doing and have fun doing it. If you have a passion for design and construction, check out our openings and apply today.

Current Opportunities

Permit Specialist

Job Title
Permit Specialist
Job ID
Franklin,  TN
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Permit Specialist

At SOS Retail Services, we are leaders in the construction industry and provide retailers with a variety of design, construction, and project management services. Our innovative and collaborative approach to construction gives our clients the services they need.

We are currently looking for a Permit Specialist to join our team in the Franklin, TN office. We operate in a fast-moving environment where flexibility and a willingness to take on new tasks keeps things interesting. Our ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have a desire for learning and take the initiative to finish all assigned tasks within deadlines. We value passionate, down to earth “can do” people who enjoy fine-tuning small details without losing sight of the big picture. We hire team members who are meticulous and reliable with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

What you will be doing:

  • Conduct permitting research
  • Track and record requirements for permitting to management
  • Coordinate with architects, engineers, and building/health departments on specific permitting requirements
  • Call Codes Departments
  • Work in conjunction with field and office staff to submit applications and obtain permits
  • Print drawings/plan sets and prepare permit packages
  • Communicate needed trade and building permit requirements to field staff
  • Report progress on permits and/or code related issues to management
  • Upload plans and update tasks through online construction management portal
  • Write response letters to address code related issues
  • Travel up to 30%

What we’re looking for:

  • 3 years of experience working with permit departments in multiple states and jurisdictions
  • Knowledge of ADA building codes
  • Knowledge of construction techniques
  • Spec Control/Equipment experience
  • Ability to identify MEP and Structural Contract Documents
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


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